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Lawmakers see savings and consequences in state office consolidation

State Sen. Kenneth Wayne Jones of Madison County says saving state jobs may make it a worthwhile tradeoff to relocate more than a dozen state offices out of his county to downtown Jackson. Sen. Will Longwitz, Jones’ Madison County colleague, is not convinced. Nor is Tim Coursey, Madison County’s chief economic developer. The Legislature must take a real close look ...

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Bills: Move state offices to Capitol Complex

Downtown Jackson would see hundreds of new workers and a whittling of its office space vacancies through proposals from Senate Public Property Committee Chairman David Blount to consolidate more state agencies into space available in the Jackson Capitol Complex. In support of a pair of bills he has introduced, Blount produced an analysis from Millsaps College’s Else School of Management ...

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Millsaps welcomes Hutchison

Michael V. Hutchison is the new vice president of institutional advancement at Millsaps College. For the last five years, Hutchison has worked as associate vice president for development at Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. During his career, he has worked at all levels of development. Prior to Hendrix, he served as director of major and planned gifts at Austin College ...

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Military protocol can be a good outline for business self-evaluation, major general says

The more I interview leaders and successful entrepreneurs the more I am convinced that the key to personal and organizational change involves creating great habits. Our brains are always seeking to preserve energy by creating shortcuts. Unfortunately, our brains don’t distinguish between great habits and bad habits. Once we become aware of this invisible force that guides so much of ...

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TEC promotes Watkins

TEC has promoted Paul Watkins to sales supervisor at TEC of Jackson Inc. Watkins has been with TEC for over five years working as an account executive. Watkins, currently residing in Clinton, attended Millsaps College where he pursued a degree in history/political science and graduated from the Art Institute of Atlanta with a degree in photography. He is married to ...

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Compton dedicated to improving the economy in Hancock County

Kim Compton didn’t just fall into economic development on her way to or from another career. She chose it. After completing a degree in economics from Millsaps College in 1990, she entered the master’s program in economic development at the University of Southern Mississippi. Now she serves as director of economic development with the Hancock County Development Commission, a position ...

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Search nets Hutchison

After a comprehensive national search, Michael V. Hutchison has been appointed the new vice president of institutional advancement at Millsaps College. Hutchison will serve in a senior leadership position on the executive staff of the college and will oversee the various programs and initiatives of the office of institutional advancement. His appointment will begin in early October. For the last ...

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Community adds Turley

Russell Turley joins Community Bank as assistant vice president and loan officer for the Flowood office. Turley was most previously with Regions Bank as an underwriter in the Commercial Credit Department. Turley, a graduate of Millsaps College with a bachelor’s of business administration, is involved in the community. He is the secretary of The Phoenix Club of Jackson, member of ...

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Bentley named president

Michael Bentley is the new president of Mississippi Association of Partners in Education, Bentley is an associate at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP in Jackson, where he maintains an appellate and commercial litigation practice. Bentley is a graduate of Millsaps College and Mississippi College School of Law. He has been actively involved with Jackson Young Lawyers since his admission to ...

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Biography introduces Mississippi’s treasure to new readers

There have been many words written by and about Eudora Welty. “A Daring Life” by Carolyn Brown is a moving testimony to a great American writer. Welty’s reach was far beyond Mississippi although the state, its people, culture and history formed her and were the backdrop for her work. Welty observed and wrote about a large part of the 20th ...

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