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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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