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Want your own business? SBA has a plan

By BECKY GILLETTE The Small Business Administration in Mississippi is continuing to see a lot of interest in starting new businesses in the state, and is working with resource partners to give people the planning help they need to turn a business dream into success. SBA Mississippi District Director Janita R. Stewart said they are contacted daily by people wanting ...

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SBA recognizes Peoples

Peoples Bank was recently recognized as Top SBA Lender for Small Business Association loan activity in Mississippi. Pictured at the awards presentation are, from left, Janita Stewart, SBA District Director; Linda Lowe, Peoples Bank SBA Lending Assistant; Kim Welch, Peoples Bank Poultry Loan Assistant; Jason Smith, Peoples Bank Poultry Lending Officer; and Gary Reed, SBA Deputy Director.

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SBA's deadline for economic injury disaster loans for private nonprofit organizations is Feb. 12

ATLANTA —  The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding eligible private nonprofit organizations (PNPs) in Mississippi that Feb. 12, 2015 is the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for economic injury caused by the severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding on April 28-May 3, 2014. PNPs that provide non-critical services located in the following Mississippi counties are eligible to apply: Itawamba, Jones, Leake,Lee, Lowndes, Newton, Rankin, Wayne and Winston are eligible to apply.   Examples of eligible non-critical PNP organizations include, but ...

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