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Two accounting firms execute merger; office to be in Jackson

JACKSON — The accounting firms White & Company and Watkins, Ward and Stafford, PLLC, have merged. James Lee Stafford, CPA, executive manager of Watkins, Ward and Stafford, and David O. White, CPA, of White & Company announced the merger. Watkins, Ward and Stafford, PLLC currently has 13 offices across Mississippi. White will be assuming the role of manager with WWS. ...

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Pharmaceutical companies to be acquired for $101M

MADISON — Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company based in Texas, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cypress Pharmaceuticals Inc., a privately owned generic pharmaceutical company, and Hawthorn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Hawthorn”), a privately owned branded pharmaceutical company, both based in Madison. Under the terms of the agreement, Pernix will pay approximately $101 million, which includes an ...

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Sales tax collections rose on Coast in July

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — July sales were up in most cities across South Mississippi and topped $1 million for the third straight month in Biloxi. The Sun Herald reports Mayor A.J. Holloway attributed the increases to the opening of the new Walmart Supercenter, Margaritaville Casino and Sharkheads souvenir shop since spring. The August report released by the Mississippi Department of ...

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