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Golden Triangle Development LINK to announce $20 million initiative

Golden Triangle Development LINK officials Thursday will reveal details about a $20 million technology initiative that they say will boost the regional technology infrastructure for business and bring new investment and expansion opportunities to the Southeast region. The announcement is set for Thursday at 2:3o p.m. at the Thad Cochran Research Park in Starkville. In a news release, officials said ...

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New C Spire home Internet service to be 100 times faster than industry average

An initiative by Ridgeland-based C Spire proposes to give homes in Mississippi the opportunity to have internet speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second — about 100 times the average speed,  CEO Hu Meena said Tuesday during a press conference at the C Spire headquarters. The regional telecommunications and technology services company’s ultra high-speed Internet access will be marketed ...

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'Adweek' names GodwinGroup to exclusive 'Top Shop' list

JACKSON, Mississippi — Advertising industry trade magazine AdWeek has selected Jackson-based GodwinGroup as the ad agency to represent Mississippi in it list of top agencies in each state. Only one agency in each state was selected for what the magazine called, “The one that, more often than not, just gets it right.” “It’s certainly an honor just to be named ...

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Consultant calls Biloxi stadium site a "9 or 10"

How much will a minor league baseball stadium mean to the Biloxi economy? According to consultant Charles Johnson IV of Johnson Consulting in Chicago, Biloxi’s downtown stadium site rates a “9 or 10” on a 10-point scale. Comparing it other Southern League stadiums, he said the potential attendance is “far and away the leader from a tourism perspective,” according to ...

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Former football star looks to score with new public relations office

Todd Smith is returning home – at least in a business sense. Smith, a former star football player (and sometimes mascot) at Jackson Academy and now president and chief communication officer of Deane, Smith and Partners, says the Jackson area is home for the new office of his Nashville-based public relations, marketing, advertising and branding agency. “I’m very excited about ...

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