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Airport renovation expected to boost corporate business

BOONEVILLE — The blueprints, surveys and topography work have been done. Now the dirtwork begins. This spring, construction will begin on the nearly $1-million proposal to upgrade the Booneville-Baldwyn airport in Northeast Mississippi. When the three-phase project is complete, the airport, located equidistance from Booneville and Baldwyn, and about 25 miles from Tupelo, will house a new terminal, 10 new ...

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Reaction ranges from concern to mostly curiosity

Metro Jackson accountants say the fallout from the Enron-Andersen situation has garnered more curiosity than concern from their clients. Instead, the topic comes up more often after work. “From a client viewpoint, we haven’t had a lot of concerns expressed,” said Arvil Stanford, director of audit and accounting for Jackson-based Horne CPA Group. “But when we go to dinner parties ...

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Delta, advertisers hit hard by economic slowdown

The Delta advertising industry took a double whammy with the economic slowdown last year. Advertising is typically one of the last industries to recover and the Delta region is one of the slowest geographic areas in the country to rebound. Industry leaders and national economists both forecast a slow ascent from the recession in 2002, with a more robust outlook ...

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