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TOP 100 — Driving Academy gives deaf applicant a chance with KLLM

By CALLIE DANIELS BRYANT For many, schooling takes a quarter of a lifetime for a steady career path. For Byron Keith Davis, that was two weeks. The 38-year-old Southaven native said he heard about KLLM Driving Academy at Hinds Community College and knew right away that he should enroll.  He had dreamed of becoming a trucker. “I wanted to travel ...

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Hinds gift to help boost ranks of women truckers

Special to the MBJ Andre’a Gaston had faced challenges before enrolling in truck driver school – mainly being a mother to two daughters and a son. Driving a manual shift transmission turned out to be a close second in that category, but now she’s certified and bona fide to take on the road. “At first, I thought my age would ...

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KLLM remains Top 100 mainstay by finding new revenue streams

KLLM Transport Services, LLC has spent the past three years in the top 15 of the Mississippi Business Journal’s Top 100 list. The company has done it by adapting and diversifying. Two years ago, KLLM entered the intermodal market, putting its refrigerated trailers onto railcars, which offers a cheaper way to move freight. Jim Richard, CEO of the Jackson-based trucking ...

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