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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Lee County tax lien auction ready for online debutBy Caleb Bedillion TUPELO – Lee County will conduct a tax lien auction on Mond
Lee County tax lien auction ready for online debut
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
By Caleb Bedillion TUPELO – Lee County will conduct a tax lien auction on Monday as has been done in the past, but with one big difference. All bidding will be conducted online rather than through a live auction. Lee County officials chose to... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Street repairs and political posturingWith the help of Hinds County, city officials plan to do more than pray to impr
Street repairs and political posturing
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
With the help of Hinds County, city officials plan to do more than pray to improve the conditions of eight roads throughout North Jackson. And two officials running for mayor in 2017 claim to deserve credit for making it happen. Jackson Mayor Tony... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Castilla, Long vie for Ventura County SupervisorEditor’s note: The Pacific Coast Business Times chose five contested tri-county
Castilla, Long vie for Ventura County Supervisor
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Editor’s note: The Pacific Coast Business Times chose five contested tri-county races in the November election to feature in a Q&A format. Each candidate was asked the same four questions about business, housing and the economy. Carla Castilla and... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Plastic container maker to open Waynesboro plant, employ 33By JACK WEATHERLY Plastic container manufacturer iMold Plastics, a subsidiary
Plastic container maker to open Waynesboro plant, employ 33
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 5 days ago
By JACK WEATHERLY Plastic container manufacturer iMold Plastics, a subsidiary of iSpice Foods, is locating operations in Waynesboro, investing $4 million and creating 33 jobs. iMold Plastics will operate in a 50,000-square-foot facility being... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Louisiana group heads Lost Rabbit revitalizationSouthern Lifestyle Development is expected to close on the property by the fall
Louisiana group heads Lost Rabbit revitalization
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 6 days ago
Southern Lifestyle Development is expected to close on the property by the fall, the company's chief operations officer Kevin Blanchard said Wednesday. The deal, which was finalized for an undisclosed price, includes the township, 32... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Hinds County supervisors finance roadwork for JacksonJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Tuesday, Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber announ
Hinds County supervisors finance roadwork for Jackson
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Tuesday, Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber announced eight roads will be resurfaced in the city, thanks to an inter-local agreement with the Hinds County Board of Supervisors. Hinds County Board of Supervisors put up $5... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Hinds County supervisors finance roadwork for JacksonJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Tuesday, Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber announ
Hinds County supervisors finance roadwork for Jackson
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Tuesday, Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber announced eight roads will be resurfaced in the city, thanks to an inter-local agreement with the Hinds County Board of Supervisors. Hinds County Board of Supervisors put up $5... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
iMold Plastics locating to Waynesboro, creates 33 Jobsis moving it's operations to Waynesboro, creating 33 new jobs. Plastic contain
iMold Plastics locating to Waynesboro, creates 33 Jobs
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
is moving it's operations to Waynesboro, creating 33 new jobs. Plastic container manufacturer iMold Plastics, a subsidiary of iSpice Foods, is investing $4 million and creating 33 jobs into the city of Waynesboro. “I am pleased to welcome iMold... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Oktibbeha road plan draft calls for $2M in workAn early draft of Oktibbeha County's upcoming four-year road plan would calls f
Oktibbeha road plan draft calls for $2M in work
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
An early draft of Oktibbeha County's upcoming four-year road plan would calls for the county to spend an estimated $2.33 million on a number of infrastructure projects -- including paving, resealing and overlay efforts -- through 2019. Supervisors... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Homeless overflow shelter in Phoenix gets six-month extension to stay openCounty officials originally planned to shut down overflow services in downtown
Homeless overflow shelter in Phoenix gets six-month extension to stay open
The Arizona Republic / Posted 10 days ago
County officials originally planned to shut down overflow services in downtown Phoenix when funding ran out this fall. The only overflow shelter for the homeless in Maricopa County will remain open for six more months with new funding from a... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Councilmen, Sanders subpoenaed in Open Meetings caseThe city of Columbus "won't oppose" a broad subpoena request from the Mississip
Councilmen, Sanders subpoenaed in Open Meetings case
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
The city of Columbus "won't oppose" a broad subpoena request from the Mississippi Ethics Commission, according to city attorney Jeff Turnage. Sonia Shurden, a hearing officer for the commission, informed the city via email last week of her intention... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Skyline Steel expanding in Iuka, Miss., creating 15 jobsJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Skyline Steel, a Nucor company, is expand
Skyline Steel expanding in Iuka, Miss., creating 15 jobs
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 13 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Skyline Steel, a Nucor company, is expanding operations in Iuka, Miss., investing $15 million and creating 15 new jobs. “Mississippi’s existing businesses, like Skyline Steel, are at the core of the state’s... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Skyline Steel expanding in Iuka, Miss., creating 15 jobsJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Skyline Steel, a Nucor company, is expand
Skyline Steel expanding in Iuka, Miss., creating 15 jobs
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 13 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Skyline Steel, a Nucor company, is expanding operations in Iuka, Miss., investing $15 million and creating 15 new jobs. “Mississippi’s existing businesses, like Skyline Steel, are at the core of the state’s... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
GOP Sheriff Candidateswere given more than two weeks to complete the questionnaires. Below are the an
GOP Sheriff Candidates
Palatka Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
were given more than two weeks to complete the questionnaires. Below are the answers from Republican candidates for Putnam County sheriff Brent Coates, Jon Kinney, Thomas T. Tipton and Tom Williams. Early voting starts Aug. 17. The primary is Aug.... Read more
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Southside Sentinel
Middlesex accepts bid to dredge Jackson Creek by Larry Chowning On August 2 the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors agre
Middlesex accepts bid to dredge Jackson Creek
Southside Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
by Larry Chowning On August 2 the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors agreed to move ahead with Phase 2 of the Jackson Creek dredging project by accepting a $131,000 bid from Docks of the Bay in White... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Presidential pardon sought for Dixon's Fried Pork Skins founderRoy Dixon Sr. was once like Mississippi’s version of then-“Famous Amos” cookie
Presidential pardon sought for Dixon's Fried Pork Skins founder
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 20 days ago
Roy Dixon Sr. was once like Mississippi’s version of then-“Famous Amos” cookie founder Wally Amos, but Dixon’s claim to fame was Dixon's Fried Pork Skins. Dixon started Dixon's Fried Pork Skin Shop in his backyard in 1974. Ten years later, the... Read more
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Officer.com
Man Killed by L.A. County Deputy Was Not SuspectCOMPTON, California -- Robert Alexander had a lengthy criminal record and no fi
Man Killed by L.A. County Deputy Was Not Suspect
Officer.com / Posted 20 days ago
COMPTON, California -- Robert Alexander had a lengthy criminal record and no fixed address. Donnell Thompson was a fan of Michael Jackson and the Los Angeles Lakers and attended classes for the mentally disabled at El Camino College. Early on a... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Lee County tax sale moving to online formatTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Rather than a live auction, the Lee County tax sale will b
Lee County tax sale moving to online format
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 21 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Rather than a live auction, the Lee County tax sale will be conducted online this year. During a meeting last week, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal report (http://bit.ly/2bgbw5F) the Lee County Board of Supervisors... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Lee County tax sale moving to online formatTUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Rather than a live auction, the Lee County tax sale will b
Lee County tax sale moving to online format
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 21 days ago
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - Rather than a live auction, the Lee County tax sale will be conducted online this year. During a meeting last week, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal report (http://bit.ly/2bgbw5F) the Lee County Board of Supervisors... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Counties opt for free state inmate laborEven though the state stopped paying counties to house Joint State County Work
Counties opt for free state inmate labor
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 22 days ago
Even though the state stopped paying counties to house Joint State County Work Program inmates in county jails, the county facilities are still housing them for the free labor. "It would have cost us a lot more to replace the workers than what it... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
County tax sale moving to online formatBy Caleb Bedillion TUPELO – Rather than a live auction, the Lee County tax sal
County tax sale moving to online format
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 22 days ago
By Caleb Bedillion TUPELO – Rather than a live auction, the Lee County tax sale will be conducted online this year. “I’ve never been afraid of initiating change,” said county Tax Collector Leroy Belk. “We’ve researched it and we don’t anticipate... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Hinds Community College celebrates 50 years of nursingBy BECKY GILLETTEHinds Community College is celebrating the 50th anniversary of
Hinds Community College celebrates 50 years of nursing
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 26 days ago
By BECKY GILLETTEHinds Community College is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Associate Degree Nursing program at a time when many researchers expect the current nursing shortage to become even more acute within the next five to 15 years. “Not... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Hearing set for ethics complaint against cityThe Mississippi Ethics Commission is set to hear arguments next month over an o
Hearing set for ethics complaint against city
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
The Mississippi Ethics Commission is set to hear arguments next month over an ongoing complaint case against the city of Columbus. The Commission will hear arguments at 10 a.m. on Sept. 14 in its Jackson offices for the case, which centers on... Read more
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Island Packet
Jackson Co. extends deadline for ambulances servicesJackson County has extended the deadline for ambulance services to submit bids
Jackson Co. extends deadline for ambulances services
Island Packet / Posted 28 days ago
Jackson County has extended the deadline for ambulance services to submit bids for the county's business. Last month the county Board of Supervisors decided to invite competition to provide ambulance service after 16 years of going with Acadian... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Hinds County juvenile offenders could face house arrestSome juvenile offenders sentenced to more than 21 days in youth detention could
Hinds County juvenile offenders could face house arrest
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 1 months ago
Some juvenile offenders sentenced to more than 21 days in youth detention could be placed on house arrest, according to a recent agreement reached in federal court among Hinds County, Youth Court Judge Bill Skinner and the Southern Poverty Law... Read more

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