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Ridgeland's Bomgar on list of fastest growing companies

For the sixth consecutive year, Ridgeland-based Bomgar is a part of the 2012 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, a list of the fastest growing companies in North America. Bomgar is ranked No. 439 with a 163 percent growth during 2007-2011. It earned the ranking based on growth and performance in the enterprise remote support market. The Technology Fast 500 programs rate ...

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The worst 25 passwords and online shopping risks

While stores will be packed this weekend with holiday shoppers looking for Black Friday bargains, another group of shoppers will be sitting at home – safely and comfortably looking for Christmas bargains. But home-shopping isn’t risk-free. High-tech “phishers” are also trolling the Internet, looking for account data and personal information of unsuspecting computer-users all across the country. “The idea behind ...

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Tupelo's North Mississippi Health Services wins Baldrige Award

North Mississippi Health Services in Tupelo is one of four organizations selected nationwide as recipients of the 2012 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence. It won in the health care category. The award was announced today by the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology. This is the 25th anniversary of the ...

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Carthage the new home to John W. McDougall Co. fabrication facility

CARTHAGE – John W. McDougall Co., Inc., a Nashville-based industrial metal systems designer and fabricator, has opened a new fabrication facility in Carthage. The 44,000-square-foot building at 151 Industrial Drive, gives the company space for larger project as well as workforce expansion opportunities. The facility, which opened Oct. 17, is believed to be the 75-year-old company’s first fabrication plant outside ...

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Losing a piece of history?

The iconic F86L SabreJet that has that has been a fixture for motorists along Interstate 55 at the Hazlehurst exit may be on its way to Louisiana. Douglas DeCote, the founder of Louisiana Veterans for Justice, wants to refurbish the jet and add it the exhibits at the USS Kidd & Veteran’s Memorial in Baton Rouge, La. “We’d like to ...

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Health summit a tool for small business

Mark A. McComb is a pretty smart guy. As associate professor of management sciences at Mississippi College, he knows a little more than the average guy about our nation’s health care system. He also is aware that many are not ready for implementation of parts of the Affordable Heath Care Act that are scheduled for 2014. But don’t expect a ...

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