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Bellevue officials: 250 signatures needed for petition

The push to incorporate the Bellevue community may soon reach a milestone. John Adcock, proposed mayor of Bellevue, tells The Hattiesburg American they are within 250 signatures of the total needed to file for incorporation. In accordance with Mississippi incorporation procedures, Adcock says officials will step up their efforts to garner the signatures of two-thirds of the registered voters in ...

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Rhea Sheldon appointed judge

Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed Purvis attorney Rhea Sheldon chancery judge in south Mississippi’s 10th Chancery Court District, which consists of Forrest, Lamar, Marion, Pearl River, and Perry counties. Sheldon succeeds Judge Dawn Beam, who was appointed to the Mississippi Supreme Court by Bryant in December. Sheldon has been in private law practice in Mississippi since 2003, and most recently she ...

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Lamar County expenses projected to drop in 2015-16

PURVIS — Lamar County expenses are expected to drop by more than $1.6 million in the new fiscal year that will start Oct. 1. The American Press reports the Board of Supervisors approved an expense budget of about $37.9 million Tuesday, about a 4.4 percent decrease from 2014-15’s expense budget of about $39.6 million. For the 15th consecutive season, supervisors ...

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'Branch rationalization' guiding Hancock, Regions branching strategies

Fresh off of closing more than two dozen branches and selling a handful of others in its five-state market, Hancock Bank is back in the branching business with the opening of  a full service location in West Hattiesburg. The 5,300-square-foot Oak Grove branch at 12 Newtowne Loop is among several branches and financial centers the $20 billion Gulfport-based Hancock has ...

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Evergreen makes Inc. Magazine 5000

PURVIS —  Inc. magazine has named Evergreen Lumber & Truss Inc. to its 2009 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., recognizing Evergreen’s three-year revenue growth of 157 percent. Evergreen ranked 2,026th on the Inc. 5000 list. Mike Mosley, owner and general manager of Evergreen, said, “Achieving growth – any growth – during the recession, which has hit ...

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