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Citizens announces dividend for quarter

Citizens Holding Company announces that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of 24 cents per share payable Dec.31 to shareholders of record as of Dec. 17. This dividend will bring the total dividend for 2019 to 96 cents per share of common stock, the bank said in a release. Citizens Holding Company is a one-bank holding company and ...

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Citizens Holding Company completes merger with Charter Bank

Citizens Holding Company, the parent company of The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia announced today that it has completed its merger with Charter Bank, effective October 1, 2019. The combined company now has approximately $1.2 billion in total assets with 28 offices spread throughout Mississippi. “We are excited to have completed our merger with Charter Bank. This merger expands our presence ...

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Mississippi Communities Receive 2018 National Main Street Accreditation

The following Main Street communities in Mississippi have been designated as accredited Main Street America programs for meeting performance standards set by the National Main Street Center and the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA): Aberdeen, Amory, Baldwyn, Batesville, Belhaven, Biloxi, Booneville, Carthage/Leake County, Cleveland, Clinton, Columbus, Corinth, Crystal Springs, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Hernando, Holly Springs, Houston, Indianola, Kosciusko, Laurel, ...

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Plastic company to expand Mississippi plant, hiring 53

An Indiana-based company that makes molded plastic products will spend $5.3 million to expand its Mississippi plant, hiring 53 new workers. Richardson Molding of Columbus, Indiana, will add the workers over two years to the 135 currently employed in Philadelphia. The company is buying new equipment, saying it’s increasing production to meet higher demand. Mississippi Development Authority spokeswoman Tammy Craft ...

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Citizens Holding extends repurchase plan

  MBJ staff Citizens Holding Co.’s Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to 200,000 shares of its outstanding common stock over the next 36 months. This new repurchase plan announced Wednesday was approved by the board to replace the plan that will expire Aug. 20. “Our Board of Directors continually looks for opportunities to return value to ...

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Cities gain national accreditation

The following Main Street communities in Mississippi have been designated as accredited Main Street America programs for meeting standards set by the National Main Street Center: Aberdeen, Amory, Baldwyn, Batesville, Belhaven, Biloxi, Booneville, Canton, Carthage, Cleveland, Clinton, Columbia, Columbus, Corinth, Crystal Springs, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Hernando, Holly Springs, Houston, Indianola, Kosciusko, Laurel, Louisville/Noxapater, Macon, Meridian, New Albany, Ocean Springs, ...

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Lonely Planet names Natchez as the No. 2 destination in America

Lonely Planet says, in America, only Philadelphia is a better place to visit than Natchez. The company known for its travel guides says in its Tuesday announcement that Natchez, at the beginning of the Natchez Trace parkway “is the state’s cycling and recreational jewel.” Some 668 antebellum homes pepper the oldest civilized settlement on the Mississippi River (beating New Orleans by two years). ...

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Choctaws' new hospital nearing completion

PHILADELHIA — The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is planning for a March 2 ribbon cutting for the tribe’s new hospital near Philadelphia. This will be followed by the grand opening for the facility on March 9. Tribal spokeswoman Misty Dreifuss tells WTOK-TV in Meridian the $55 million facility will be set up to meet an array of health care needs of ...

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