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New Marriott Courtyard to be Madison’s second hotel

The hotel is expected to open in October or November of 2017.

By BECKY GILLETTE A four-story, 125-room Marriott Courtyard being built by Kerioth Corp. near the Baptist Madison Campus will be just the second hotel inside the city limits of Madison. “Madison is a growing sub market in the Jackson metropolitan area,” said Clint Herring, president and CEO, for Kerioth. “It is underserved from a hospitality perspective right now. The new ...

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Madison Mosquito Squad makes it safe to enjoy your back yard

Mosquito Squad technicians look over the grounds they are about to treat.

By BECKY GILLETTE The Madison County Chamber of Commerce is planning a ribbon cutting at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 27 at the chamber office for new member Bradley Downey, owner of the Mosquito Squad of Greater Jackson and Vicksburg. While Downey’s home office in in Vicksburg, he provides services throughout the Jackson metro area, and connecting with the Madison County Chamber of ...

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Hederman Bros. moving to Gluckstadt printing plant

Hederman Brothers will be the first printing company in North America with the Rapida’s unique configuration, manufacturer KBA says.

By TED CARTER The more than 125-year-old Hederman Brothers Printing and its 90 workers will soon pack up for a move from Ridgeland to a new home in Gluckstadt. At about 50,000 square feet, the building Hederman Brothers will occupy fronting the east side of Interstate 75 is smaller than the approximately 70,000- square-foot building the company has occupied in Ridgeland ...

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Hederman Brothers orders one of fastest six-color printing presses

Hederman Brothers will be the first printing company in North America with the Rapida’s unique configuration, manufacturer KBA says.

By TED CARTER Ridgeland’s Hederman Brothers Printing is awaiting delivery of what manufacturer KBA of Dallas calls one of the world’s finest printing presses. The Rapida 106 41-inch six-color press plus coater can print 20,000 sheets an hour, said Eric Frank, KBA spokesman. “It has the most automated processes to reproduce very high quality color at the fastest of speeds,” Frank ...

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Work on third phase of Madison’s Forum at Grandview gets underway

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The 330,000-square-foot Forum at Grandview shopping center in Madison will soon be expanded by a 25,000-square-foot third phase. Preparation of the .97-acre site is well underway and CBL & Associates Properties Inc. expects completion by this fall. The tenants will include Kirkland’s, David’s Bridal, Moe’s Southwest Grill and Firehouse Subs, a company spokesman said. The CBL website for the Forum at Grandview ...

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Madison Co. begins hunt for new economic development chief amid emphasis on results

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By TED CARTER The departure of Tim Coursey as head of the Madison County Development Authority has left County Administrator Tony Greer in a dual role of running the county and its business recruitment. Greer’s double duty comes just two weeks after a Board of Supervisors’ retreat at which the board decided to put achievement of economic development results at the ...

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Collaboratory in Madison County helps create new jobs in biomed industry

The Collaboratory’s Global Training Institute, a surgical simulation lab and training center, provides training across four sectors: health care professionals, law enforcement officers, fire service/first responders and military personnel.

By BECKY GILLETTE  The Madison County Economic Development Authority opened a unique business center designed for health care companies about a year ago called the Mississippi Biomedical Business Collaboratory. The 60,000-square-foot building in Canton that was previously a training facility for Nissan was converted to attract health care companies together in a building where they could share ideas and prosper. ...

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‘Bama developer rolls into Madison to make a game of it

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By JACK WEATHERLY  Birmingham-based Bayer Properties LLC, which, along with Wicker Park Capital Management of Savannah, recently bought Colony Crossing in Madison for $14.3 million, has no immediate plans for the 77,427-square-foot shopping center. Given Bayer’s portfolio, there’s nothing to worry about. That plus a conversation with the developer indicates that, if anything, there will be upgrades in the future. ...

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Madison shopping center sold

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Colony Crossing in Madison has been bought for $14.3 million by Birmingham-based Bayer Properties LLC and Savannah-based Wicker Park Capital. The Madison center, opened in 2005, is the second acquisition by the two companies in tandem, the first being another upscale center in Germantown, Tenn. Colony Crossing encompasses 77,427 square feet and its tenants include Georgia Blue, Massage Envy, Pizza ...

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Man shot to death awaiting court appearance in Mississippi

Investigators search for a shell casing along the perimeter of a pedestrian plaza outside the Madison County Courthouse in Canton, Miss.,  after a shooting on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. A man fatally shot a defendant waiting in a small courtyard outside the county courthouse. A suspect is in custody, law enforcement officials said. (Joe Ellis /The Clarion-Ledger via AP)

CANTON — A man got out of his pickup, walked up to the defendant in a drug-dealing case and fatally shot him in the chest, then set down his gun and surrendered as deputies confronted him outside a Mississippi courthouse Monday morning, law enforcement officials said. Police and other officials said they weren’t sure why the suspect — 24-year-old William B. ...

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