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Nancy Carpenter named MBJ’s Business Woman of the Year

Nancy Luke Carpenter, CEO of Visit Columbus, was named Mississippi’s Business Woman of the Year for 2017 Thursday by the Mississippi Business Journal. Carpenter was joined by 10 finalists and 39 other honorees at an event at the Old Capitol Inn in Downtown Jackson.In 1971 Carpenter began her banking career with Unifirst Bank as Vice President.  She served as Grant Chairman of the Junior ...

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MBJ SHOWCASE: Old Capitol Inn and Mende Alford

When you hear the term “boutique hotel”, you might tend to associate the concept with a quaint inn located in, say, Boston, or Manhattan, or perhaps in the south of France. However, Jackson is home to its own boutique hotel at the Old Capitol Inn, on State Street. Recently, I had the opportunity to spend a few nights at the ...

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ACEC 2015 Engineering Excellence Awards

SIMPLY the BEST The American Council of Engineering Companies of Mississippi recently presented its 2015 Engineering Excellence Awards to seven Mississippi firms. The annual awards gala was held at the Old Capitol Inn in downtown Jackson. Photographs courtesy of ACEC/MS   Grand Conceptor Award Smith Seckman Reid won the Grand Conceptor Award for the Methodist Olive Branch Hospital. Pictured left ...

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Read March 1 issue of MBJ

>>INGALLS TURNS 75 Building ships for the Pentagon is the economic crown jewel of the Gulf Coast- by Lisa Monti Also in this week’s paper: >> LAW Appeals court rules state’s tort cap doesn’t violate separation of powers- by Clay Chandler >>KEMPER UPDATE Mississippi Power files Kemper rate recovery plan- by Clay Chandler >>CONSTRUCTION Commercial contractors are still struggling in state- by Wally ...

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Read February 15 issue of MBJ

>> BUSINESSWOMAN OF THE YEAR Old Capitol Inn’s Mende Malouf Alford wins top MBJ honor Also in this week’s paper: >> DOR HQ STILL UNCERTAIN State legislature divided over future home of Department of Revenue— by Ted Carter >> MDA Financial reporting bill for state economic development agency heads to State House— by Clay Chandler >> TOP GUNS Hinds Eagles ...

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Mende Alford named MBJ's Businesswoman of the Year

Mende Malouf Alford was named the Mississippi Business Journal’s 2013 Businesswoman of the Year during a ceremony Monday at the Hilton in Jackson. Alford, the general manager/owner of the Old Capitol Inn Boutique Hotel in Jackson, has turned being in the hospitality business into a fine art. It has led to her Old Capitol Inn being the “in” place for ...

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