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‘Madison at Main’ will become the city center

Construction at 17-acre development to commence in 2020 By JACK WEATHERLY Madison is seemingly the Mississippi city that has just about everything one could want for “the good life.” Yet it has been dreaming and planning for decades for an element that it lacks. Mayor Mary Hawkins was on the cover of the Mississippi Business Journal in 1987 talking about the dangers of “unregulated growth” that could befall the farming ...

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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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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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County planners keep pause on development over water issues

A north Mississippi county is keeping a moratorium on development in areas served by a water association plagued by complaints about discolored water. The Oxford Eagle reports the Lafayette County Planning Commission has voted to maintain the ban on new water connections in the part of the county served by the Punkin Water Association. Jason Frye is president of the ...

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$248 million settlement reached with Chinese drywall maker

A proposed $248 million settlement has been filed in a decade-old federal court case over defective Chinese drywall blamed for damaging home appliances and sickening residents. The proposed settlement between property owners and Taishan Gypsum Co. was filed in U.S. District Court in New Orleans on Tuesday. It comes nearly eight years after a major settlement in another case involving ...

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HORNE ranks No. 22 in Construction Executive’s Top 50 Construction Accounting Firms

HORNE LLP was recently selected as one of the Top 50 Construction Accounting Firms in the nation by Construction Executive Magazine. HORNE ranked #22 in the magazine’s first ever ranking of construction accounting firms. “It’s an honor for our Construction team to be recognized as one of the best in the country.  It is truly our passion and mission to ...

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Construction company fired from school project files suit

A shuttered construction company has sued an architect, school superintendent and newspaper over a school expansion project in Mississippi. The McComb Enterprise-Journal reports Casablanca Construction Inc. filed the lawsuit July 23 in Lamar County Circuit Court. It says the company was hired in October 2017 for the project at North Pike High School in Summit. The lawsuit says the company ...

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