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EastGroup pays investors 100th consecutive dividend

David Hoster is a very happy man. Earlier this month, the president and CEO of Jackson-based EastGroup (NYSE: EGP) told shareholders they would receive the company’s 100th consecutive dividend on December 30, an uncommon occurrence in an ever-fluctuating marketplace. “A major goal of EastGroup is to provide a consistent increasing dividend as part of the total return to our shareholders,” ...

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Business, education collaborate on Institute for Business Ethics

Jackson — As partnerships between business and educational institutions continue to increase, one such alliance in the metro area is addressing workplace ethics, a topic pushed to the forefront in recent years. Belhaven College and MMI Hotel Group/Dining Systems have joined forces to create an Institute for Business Ethics, a one-of-a-kind, local think tank designed to challenge leadership with ethical ...

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Rules for vehicle donations changed

Even as she learns more information about how the recent changes in tax law governing vehicle donations to nonprofits might affect programs in Mississippi, Gail Sweat of the National Kidney Foundation of Mississippi wants to make sure people are aware that such donations are still allowed. It’s how they can be deducted for tax purposes which will change in January, ...

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Brookwood owners reflect changing face of golf

Byram — A quick glance at the top of the PGA’s world rankings quickly reveals the changing face — and color — of the game of golf today. Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh are clear indications that golf is increasingly diverse. However, Mississippians can now look much closer to home to see this evolution. On October 20, local golf professional ...

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