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Browning on Business: Renasant Bank opens new branch

Posted 2/4/2016 in Business

Renasant Bank has opened a new Columbus location.

 

Wayne Farms plant in Laurel to lay off 500

Posted 2/4/2016 in Business

A Georgia-based poultry company says its Laurel plant will close its deboning lines and lay off about 500 workers by the end of June.

 

 

Business brief: Adair hired

Posted 2/4/2016 in Business

 

 

Business brief: Hollis Roofing awarded

Posted 2/4/2016 in Business

 

 

Building permits 2-4-16

Posted 2/4/2016 in Business

 

 

Hancock Fabrics seeks bankruptcy protection

Posted 2/3/2016 in Business

Fabric and sewing supply retailer Hancock Fabrics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, seeking to reorganize for the second time in nine years.

 

 

Documents detail price hike decisions by Turing, Valeant

Posted 2/3/2016 in Business

Federal lawmakers have released excerpts from thousands of documents detailing how two drugmakers hiked prices to squeeze more money from some life-saving medicines, a practice that has sparked public outrage.

 

 

Caterpillar closing 5 plants, cutting 670 jobs

Posted 1/30/2016 in Business

Caterpillar says it plans to close five plants, causing a net reduction of about 670 jobs in Illinois and several other states, as part of a broader cost-cutting campaign announced last year.

 

 

Nissan to recall Altimas for third time to fix hood latches

Posted 1/30/2016 in Business

Nissan is recalling nearly 930,000 Altima midsize cars worldwide -- some for a third time -- to fix a latch problem that could let the hood fly open while the cars are moving.

 

Browning on Business: Cook Out looking to hire in Starkville

Posted 1/28/2016 in Business

Last fall we reported that Cook Out is planning to open a Golden Triangle location. A handful of people have asked for an update.

 

Building permits 1-28-16

Posted 1/28/2016 in Business

 

 

Marriages and divorces 1-28-16

Posted 1/28/2016 in Business

 

 

AP sources: Panel proposes ban on air shipments of batteries

Posted 1/28/2016 in Business

A U.N. panel recommended that cargo shipments of rechargeable lithium batteries be banned from passenger airliners because the batteries can create fires capable of destroying planes, said aviation officials familiar with the decision.

 

 

Investors stay steady on retirement savings

Posted 1/28/2016 in Business

Investors are keeping their cool -- and keeping their hands off of their retirement accounts -- despite huge swings in the stock market that sent it careening to its worst start to a year ever.

 

Browning on Business: A new breakfast option in Columbus

Posted 1/21/2016 in Business

Zachary's will begin serving breakfast next month.

 

Mississippi coast casinos roll out best year since 2008

Posted 1/21/2016 in Business

The Dec. 9 opening of Scarlet Pearl Casino in D'Iberville helped push the Mississippi coast casinos to $1.14 billion in gross casino revenue for the year, squeaking revenue past the 2009 total of $1.11 billion.

 

 

Wal-Mart to give raises to most of its workers

Posted 1/21/2016 in Business

Wal-Mart is giving raises to the vast majority of its U.S. employees as part of the world's largest retailer's previously announced investment in its workforce.

 

 

Building permits 1-21-16

Posted 1/21/2016 in Business

 

 

Wal-Mart to shutter 269 stores, 154 of them in the US

Posted 1/16/2016 in Business

Wal-Mart is doing some rare pruning.

 

 

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