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Work begins on District at Eastover’s Residence Inn

Construction has started on the hotel component of the $115 million District at Eastover mixed-use development at Interstate 55 and Eastover Drive. Developers say the four-story, 95-suite Residence Inn by Marriott, a business-class extended stay hotel, is expected to be completed by March 2016. The hotel is a joint venture of The District Land Development Co., the master developer of ...

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Hertz group makes largest acquisition in firm’s history

By TED CARTER Hertz Investment Group, which has become the dominant landlord in Jackson’s Central Business District, has completed a $417 million acquisition that gives it ownership of a half dozen Class A office buildings from New Orleans to Greensboro, N.C. Hertz Investment Group acquired the 3 million square feet of office properties from Equity Commonwealth, a public Real Estate Investment ...

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Pearl hopes to distinguish its ban on filling mobile home lots from Richland’s

By TED CARTER A Mississippi Supreme Court ruling that struck down a similar land-use policy in Richland has not dissuaded Pearl from heading to court to stop Grove Acres Mobile Home Community from refilling vacant lots. The city’s elected leaders have authorized City Attorney James Bobo to continue to defend the mobile home ban in Madison-Rankin Circuit Court and to appeal ...

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State awaits response from payday lending firm

The Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance is awaiting statewide payday lender All American Check Cashing’s response to findings the department made in its investigation of alleged illegal loan rollovers. Stephen Schelver, attorney for the Banking Department, said subjects of department investigations typically reply within 30 to 60 days, though no hard deadline is in place. He said he ...

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Pear River CC’s sports spokesman Mitch Deaver dies at 62

POPLARVILLE — Mitch Deaver, a fixture along the sidelines of Pearl River Community College athletic fields and courts, died Monday at his home. Deaver, 62, was sports information director at PRCC, a position he had held since April 1996. He was known throughout the s for his cooperation and by sports editors for the quality of his photography. He is ...

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Engineering educator Keith officially named dean of MSU’s Bagley College

STARKVILLE. – A nationally recognized leader in engineering education, research and service will lead the Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University. Jason M. Keith, who has served as interim leader and Earnest W. and Mary Ann Deavenport Jr. chair since March 2014, will assume the duties of dean June 1. Keith was chosen after an extensive national search ...

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