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Wholesaler moving to Columbia, creating 20 jobs

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MBJ Staff Nelson Wholesale Service Inc. is locating a pet food and product distribution operation to Columbia in Marion County, investing $2 million and creating 20 jobs. Nelson Wholesale is moving distribution from Hammond, La., and will begin operation in December in a 100,000-square-foot facility previously occupied by Orleans Furniture. Nelson is based in Brownwood, Texas. “We are extremely excited ...

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Mother of dead plant worker files lawsuit, seeks damages

GULFPORT — The mother of a 24-year-old man who died last year during a machinery incident at Omega Protein has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company. The suit, filed by Cynthia Hebert, the mother of Christopher Allen Hebert, seeks unspecified damages. The suit was filed April 5 in U.S. District Court in Gulfport. No date has been set ...

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Casino developer seeking site approval from Gaming Commission

BILOXI — The developer of the Biloxi Boardwalk Casino and Resort will ask the Mississippi Gaming Commission to approve the site for his gambling house. The commission meets Thursday in Jackson. The Sun Herald reports Louisiana businessman Chris Ferrara wants to locate the casino in the former Heinz pet food plant on the Back Bay of Biloxi. Ferrara says the ...

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