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City again delays move of employees into Metrocenter

JACKSON — The city of Jackson is changing the date again for moving around 300 employees to the Metrocenter. The Clarion-Ledger reports the big move now will go down before the end of July. The relocation of a handful of city departments has now had at least six projected move-in dates. October 1 was pushed to December. December became January ...

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City workers' move into Metrocenter snarled in dispute

JACKSON — After the Jackson City Council agreed in February to pay for the installation of wiring at the Metrocenter, around 300 city workers were expected to move into their new offices within 45 days. Now, 54 days later, The Clarion-Ledger reports not a single wire has been installed because of a dispute over whether the developer is owed interest ...

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Councilmen OK deal to move city workers into Metrocenter

JACKSON — The Jackson City Council has approved a deal that will allow 300 employees to relocate to the Metrocenter mall within 45 days. The Clarion-Ledger reports the new terms proposed by Councilman Quentin Whitwell passed 3-2 yesterday, ending a stalemate over a wiring issue. The city now will pay $50,000 up front for wiring needs that were overlooked at ...

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Construction of new outlet mall to begin next summer

SOUTHAVEN — Southaven residents and visitors soon will have another shopping option when an outlet mall with 50-plus brand name and designer stores opens its doors. Slated for 2013, the 330,000-square-foot facility will be the same size as the Shops of Grand River, which opened last year in Leeds, Ala. The Commercial Appeal reports Memphis-based Poag Lifestyle Centers and the ...

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Edgewater Mall adds store, another expanding

MCCOMB — An official says two business developments at Edgewater Mall are good economic signs for the community. Recently, The Children’s Place store opened in the space formerly occupied by The Sound Shop, which closed earlier this year. And, The Shoe Dept. will more than double in size from its current occupancy with a project to be completed by March. ...

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