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LT Corporation acquires assets of LP Cylinder Service, Inc.

LT Corporation of Cleveland, the parent company of Quality Steel Corporation, a manufacturer and industry leader in value-added services to its customers, announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of LP Cylinder Service, Inc. LP Cylinder, founded in 1984 and operating with two facilities in Shohola, PA, is recognized as one of the nation’s leaders in the propane ...

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TODD SMITH — Wegmans, Amazon have best corporate reputations

Brands must constantly polish their image and shine their reputations. And brands must be constantly vigilant to moves that can dent their identity. Just ask Facebook about what privacy concerns and unauthorized use of customer data can do, or Boeing about how a faulty computer system can wreck a reputation. One scandal, fraud or flaw can taint an image for ...

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Filmmaking rebate requires ‘roots’ in Mississippi

By JACK WEATHERLY A key incentive in the state’s film industry was allowed to expire two years ago after research by a legislative committee showed that 51 cents of every taxpayer dollar produced only 49 cents. In other words, it was investment loser. So the rebate of 25 percent on payroll for out-of-state cast and crew was allowed to sunset ...

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Highland Village retailers move into expanded spaces

D Squared and Red Square Clothing Co., anchor local fashion retailers in Highland Village, the shopping destination that inspires community, creativity and commerce, have moved into expanded spaces in the center. In addition, McGehee Cruise & Vacation, another local cornerstone tenant, is moving into a much larger space above the former Kate Spade New York location.

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Shooting range opens at Sardis

By JACK WEATHERLY The McIvor Shooting Facility opened near Sardis adjacent to the Charles Ray Nix Wildlife Management Area on Saturday as a $4 million public-private investment. The 400-acre McIvor facility is a state-of-the-art resource for the state’s firearm enthusiasts, and it is the result of three years of planning, design and construction by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries ...

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Leader of Madison County Schools resigns abruptly

The leader of one of Mississippi’s largest school districts is resigning. The Madison County public school system sent a message to families on Wednesday saying that Kimber Halliburton has resigned effective immediately. The system says Halliburton is returning home to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue other opportunities and care for family members. The county school board has appointed Associate Superintendent Charlotte ...

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Universal bankers hired for Planters Bank’s Southaven branch

Planters Bank has announced the hiring of Elyssa Howell and Carson Phillips as universal bankers for the Southaven branch. Howell received her Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Marketing and Communications with a minor in Business from the University of Mississippi. She was awarded the University of Mississippi’s Trailblazer Award for Leadership and served as Miss Collierville. She volunteers with the Make ...

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Talbert hired as First Vice President

Planters Bank has announced the hiring of Jack Talbert as First Vice President for the Southaven branch. Talbert has held executive lending roles in Desoto County since 2004 and served as Vice President and Senior Vice President at two other local financial institutions. In 1992, he received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN. He ...

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Simmons joins Hattiesburg Clinic Hematology/Oncology

Julie J. Simmons, CNP, joined Hattiesburg Clinic Hematology/Oncology. As a nurse practitioner at Hematology/Oncology, Simmons provides care to patients with cancer and blood disorders. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. She later obtained a Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in adult-gerontology from the University of South ...

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Fairview Inn owner received national recognition

Peter Sharp, Owner of the Fairview Inn, has just been awarded the 2019 Voice of Innkeeping Award by the Association of Independent Hospitality Professionals (AIHP). AHIP represents over 14,000 Inns and Bed and Breakfasts throughout the United States and Canada. The award is given to an individual in recognition of long lasting contributions to the Innkeeping Industry. They must demonstrate ...

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