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Grantham to address Rotary members on medical marijuana

The Sept. 19 speaker at the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club is Jamie Grantham. Jamie is the Communications Director for the Medical Marijuana 2020 Campaign. She has served previously in a variety of marketing, communication, and development positions, including at First Liberty in Plano, Texas, and The Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C. She serves as the public spokesperson for the campaign, in ...

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Speaker to discuss medical marijuana in Ridgeland

The speaker at the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club for Thursday, Aug. 22, will be Dr. Kenneth Cleveland.  Dr. Cleveland is a native of Alabama and completed his residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center as Chief Surgical Resident in 2001.  He since has practiced medicine in Mississippi in surgical and administrative capacities.  He comes to the Mississippi Board of Medical ...

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Keesler Federal opens new Madison branch

Keesler Federal Credit Union has opened its first branch in the city of Madison, located at 1944 Main Street. The Madison branch is Keesler Federal’s first stand-alone branch in the Jackson area market. The 4,305 square foot building will offer a full suite of loan and deposit products, mortgage and business services as well as a drive-up ATM, three-lane drive-up ...

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CBL Properties completes sale of The Forum at Grandview in Madison for $31.75 million

CBL Properties on Tuesday announced that it has closed on the sale of The Forum at Grandview, a 216,000-square-foot shopping center in Madison. The center was sold to Hendon Properties for $31.75 million, all cash. Proceeds from the sale were used to reduce outstanding balances on the Company’s line of credit. “The sale of The Forum at Grandview is an ...

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Madison-based Vertex Aerospace grows presence in U.S. and abroad

By BECKY GILLETTE mbj@msbusiness.com Vertex Aerospace LLC based in Madison, an international company which has 1,500 employees in Mississippi alone, is reaching new heights. The company that provides aftermarket aerospace services for government and private sector clients recently saw the renewal of a U.S. Air Force $97.5 million contract to manage and sustain the base supply of its T-1A Trainer ...

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Vertex Aerospace Madison location named as corporate headquarters

Vertex Aerospace was recently acquired by American Industrial Partners, which has named Vertex’s Madison, Mississippi, location as its new headquarters. The announcement marks a $1.42 million corporate investment and creates approximately 70 new jobs over the next two years. “Vertex Aerospace has long been known around the state, the U.S. and the world as an industry leader in the aerospace ...

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Counties win Excellerator Grants from Entergy Mississippi

Ten Mississippi counties will share $75,000 in grants for projects to make them more competitive among companies looking to establish or expand their operations. In its second year, Entergy Mississippi’s Excellerator Competitive Communities program, awarded grants for environmental site assessments, website development, marketing and more. “When our communities win, we all win,” said Ed Gardner, Entergy Mississippi director of business ...

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New economic development director in Madison County ‘a tremendous hire’

By BECKY GILLETTE Joseph P. Deason plans to take some of the best tactics learned working for General Motors (GM)-Delphi for 17 years, serving as chief financial officer of the Mississippi Development Authority for four years and his past four and one-half years as chief operating officer for the Golden Triangle Development LINK to his role as the new executive ...

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Company: No discrimination over religious objection to pants

A Mississippi restaurant chain denies that it discriminated against the religious beliefs of a Pentecostal woman by refusing to let her wear a denim skirt instead of blue jeans while she worked as a waitress. J. William Manuel, a lawyer for Georgia Blue LLC, said Wednesday in a statement that the company “does not discriminate on any basis.” Manuel says ...

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