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Study: State lags in employment for young adults

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Young adults in Mississippi were less likely to be employed in 2011 than their peers in other states, according to a national study. A Kids Count report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation said 51 percent of 20- to 24-year-olds in Mississippi had jobs in 2011. That’s the lowest employment rate in the U.S. The national average ...

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Post-merger committee formed to explore regionalism

GOLDEN TRIANGLE — In light of the recent partnership formed between the Columbus Lowndes Development LINK and the West Point Community Growth Alliance, representatives from all corners of the Golden Triangle are now exploring the possibility of a regional economic development organization. To formalize the development leadership of Clay, Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties into one organization, communities have appointed a ...

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Work harder and smarter than ever

Are you working harder or smarter in your business? This familiar question serves as a challenge for business leaders to analyze whether you are actually being strategic in your actions. I find that most businesses stay on the defense but the truly great ones somehow make time to go on the offense. In a defensive mode, your days are spent ...

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