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Cadence Bank acquires Encore Bancshares

Posted 3/16/2012 in Area

Last week, Cadence Bancorp LLC -- the parent company of Cadence Bank -- announced the acquisition of Encore Bancshares, Inc., a Houston, Texas-based commercial bank with $1.5 billion in assets.

 

'Blues for Willie': Tribute held for late elder statesman of the blues

Posted 3/15/2012 in Area

On Friday, the Columbus Arts Council presents "Blues for Willie," a tribute to honor this elder statesman of the Black Prairie blues, a man who preached a consistent message of peace, love and social justice.

Ardillo appointed to state military council

Posted 3/15/2012 in Area

Gov. Phil Bryant Tuesday re-established and appointed a Columbus man to the Mississippi Military Communities Council, which was formed to help promote and protect the state's military interests.

Growth Alliance names new director, plans for Link partnership

Posted 3/15/2012 in Area

The West Point-Clay County Growth Alliance has suffered its share of growing pains over the past few months, with staff changes, a new partnership and a new direction.

 

Marriages and Divorces 3-15-12

Posted 3/15/2012 in Area

Marriages and divorces for the week of March 12, 2012.

 

 

Local voter turnout light

Posted 3/14/2012 in Area

Lowndes and Oktibbeha County voters turned out primarily to vote for candidates on the Republican ticket.

 

Calling all heroes: Red Cross kicks off fundraising campaign

Posted 3/9/2012 in Area

The local chapter of the American Red Cross kicked off its annual Heroes campaign Thursday, with participants gathering for an appreciation luncheon at Mississippi University for Women.

Local businesses honored at White House

Posted 3/3/2012 in Area

A local business and a local bank were among the honorees at a White House event held Feb. 21 to recognize the partnership of financial institutions and rural manufacturing companies across America.

 

City of Crawford opens new community center

Posted 3/3/2012 in Area

The City of Crawford could be a metaphor for blighted small towns across the state -- low on population and funding with decaying buildings and high unemployment rates.

 

Saturday profile: Patricia Thornton

Posted 3/2/2012 in Area

Patricia Thornton, 30, is the assistant director of the Pines/Cady Hill Adult Treatment Center, which is a part of West Point-based Community Counseling. Thornton is a native of Durant.

 

Building permits 3-1-12

Posted 3/1/2012 in Area

Week of Feb. 20-28.

 

 

Marriages and Divorces 3-1-12

Posted 3/1/2012 in Area

For the week of Feb. 22-29.

 

 

Nissan annexation case moved to 2013

Posted 2/28/2012 in Area

A Madison County Chancery Court trial on the city of Canton's petition to annex the Nissan North American plant has been postponed until June of 2013.

 

FROM THE BOTTOM TO THE TOP: Local inventor, businessman plans movie based on his life

Posted 2/25/2012 in Area

STARKVILLE -- Starkville inventor and businessman John Campbell's trajectory from poverty to successful entrepreneur wasn't easy, but with imagination, hard work and a little common sense, he made it to the top. He's an inventor, with Shaver's Choice skin therapy system and Ram-Lock protection systems to his credit. He's a businessman, as founder of Yo' Transportation, a car service for Medicaid and Medicare recipients. Now, he's looking ahead to his latest endeavor: A movie based upon his life.

 

MSU sets training for farmers' market vendors

Posted 2/24/2012 in Area

The General Food Safety Training and Acidified Canned Foods Training for farmers' market vendors will be held March 13 in Pontotoc, March 15 in Gulfport and March 20 in Brookhaven. Golden Triangle farmers and vendors are encouraged to attend the Pontotoc session as none are planned for the area in the near future.

 

 

Religious briefs for 2-24-12

Posted 2/24/2012 in Area

Area events for the week of Feb. 20, 2012.

 

 

Marriages and Divorces 2-23-12

Posted 2/23/2012 in Area

Marriages and Divorces for Feb. 15-22.

 

Ash Wednesday: Lenten season offers a time of prayer, repentance and reflection

Posted 2/22/2012 in Area

The green linens that drape the Confession table have been replaced with purple. The handmade wooden crosses have been brought from storage and swathed in silken sashes. The last indulgences have been indulged, the last fetes feted.

 

Special election set for Noxubee superintendent

Posted 2/17/2012 in Area

JACKSON -- Noxubee County voters will choose a superintendent of schools in an April 3 special election.

 

Money, money, money: Counties, municipalities to spend millions upgrading road signs

Posted 2/16/2012 in Area

Approximately 600 miles of roads meander through the county, and Lowndes County Road Manager Ronnie Burns knows them all. He hasn't figured out exactly how many road signs will have to be replaced under a new federal mandate, but he knows this much -- it's going to be a costly, time-consuming project.

 

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