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2020 Mississippi Road Builders Association board

The Mississippi Road Builders Association elected the following members to a three-year term: Pepper Beckman, Dunn Roadbuilders (Laurel); Corey Easley, Dunn Utility Products (Byram); Bobby Elmore, Eutaw Construction Company (Madison); Bob Phillips, Phillips Contracting Company (Columbus); Lee Talbot, Talbot Brothers Contracting Company (Nesbit). Hunter Fordice, Fordice Construction Company (Vicksburg) serves as President. Clint Estess, Dickerson & Bowen (Brookhaven) serves as ...

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Glass, Inc., has grown to one of the largest glazing companies in the Southeast in the past 20 years

By Becky Gillette Kristen Smith has a vivid memory of being eight years old and sitting in the lap of her father, Robert Smith Jr., while he designed a logo for a new company he had founded, Glass, Inc., with six other people in July 1999. “In that moment, I had no way of knowing how special that memory would ...

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AnderCorp officially opens Gulfport office in Hatten building

AnderCorp, a construction and development company founded by a family with deep roots to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, has officially opened its downtown Gulfport office. AnderCorp, formed by construction industry executive Roy Anderson III, is in the historic Hatten Building at 1404 24th Avenue. Anderson serves as Chairman and CEO of AnderCorp. He previously held the similar position at Roy ...

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Dill retires from Thompson Machinery

After almost forty-three years of loyal and dedicated service to Thompson Machinery, Reggie Dill, Vice President of Used Equipment & Heavy Rents, has recently retired. Dill’s professional career began after graduation from the University of Mississippi where he played football, starting as linebacker and defensive end during the early 1970’s.  In his senior year Dill proudly served as team co-captain and ...

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9th HOA sues Mississippi real estate firm over missing funds

A ninth homeowner’s association is suing a Mississippi real estate company over missing funds. The Clarion Ledger reports the lawsuits filed against Ridgway Lane & Associates allege the company stole more than $1.6 million from Jackson-area HOA bank accounts. The lawsuits name the company, several John Does and the company’s president and vice president, David L. Lane and his son, David. W. ...

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Georgia company revealed as new owner of Mississippi mall

Georgia-based Hull Property Group is the new owner of a Mississippi mall. The Commercial Dispatch reports an ownership deed for Leigh Mall was filed Friday in Lowndes County. Hull, until now unnamed, bid $3.5 million to win an Oct. 17 auction for the mall. Hull gets 300,000 square feet (28,000 sq. meters) of retail space and more than 30 acres (12 ...

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SIGN OF SHIFT: $35 million Canton apartment complex under construction in Madison county

By JACK WEATHERLY If one assumes that proximity to the Nissan plant with its 6,500 workers explains the $35 million, 600-unit apartment complex under construction, one would be wrong. Not so, says Hugh Jarratt, staff attorney for the management arm of Lindsey Construction Co. of Fayetteville, Ark. “The bulk of the renters will not be Nissan employees,” Jarratt said of ...

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Carothers selected to National Property Management Council

Chamberlan Carothers, CCIM, CPM of SVN | Southgate Realty, LLC was selected as the Chair of the National Property Management Team for SVN® beginning in January. Product council chairs are nominated by SVN Advisors, Managing Directors, the SVN Franchise Advisory Board and SVNIC staff. The Executive Committee of SVNIC is responsible for final selection of the Chair(s) and/or Co-Chair(s). The ...

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Jackson Ready Mixed Concrete, now Delta Industries, has grown to a four-state footprint

By BECKY GILLETTE Jackson Ready Mixed Concrete was founded in 1945 by the Mounger, Speed and Reed families in Jackson. Descendants of those original founders still form the majority of shareholders. Three of their board members are 2nd and 3rd generation Mounger and Speed family members. Over the decades the company expanded into other markets and acquired other companies growing ...

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