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  1. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Business Wire

    The brokerage, founded by owner Angela Laster, serves the Golden Triangle area of Mississippi, including Columbus, Starkville and West Point. Hearts and Home Realty represents the first Real Living brokerage operating in Mississippi.

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  2. Castleberry recognized at Partnership banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Developer Mark Castleberry shows renderings of the Mill at MSU project in July Photo by: Megan Bean/Mississippi State University During its annual awards banquet, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership honored Mark Castleberry, the Golden Triangle developer behind the Russell Street corridor-redefining Mill at MSU project, and other local business leaders and activists. For the $40 million investment along the economic front door to the university, Castleberry and his Columbus-based business, Castle Properties, received the 2014 R. Clay Simmons Exemplary Enterprise Award, which recognizes the totality of a person's or business' impact to the local economy.

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  3. PACCAR Reports Record Annual RevenuesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... and celebrated the 20-year anniversary of the TRP all-makes aftermarket parts program. PACCAR's engine factory in Columbus, Mississippi, and Peterbilt's truck factory in Denton, Texas, earned Frost & Sullivan's Manufacturing Leadership Awards. ...

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  4. Amanda Brabham new principal at Whitehall Pre-KaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jackson Sun

    ... Central-Merry High School. Prior to her service in the Jackson-Madison County School System, Brabham taught in Columbus, Miss., and has experience teaching special education in an early childhood setting. Brabham earned her bachelor of science ...

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  5. Voice of the people: Don NewmanRead the original story

    Thursday | Commercial Dispatch

    When I began to read the tribute articles regarding the passing of Jimmy Garton, I expected to read that he was a real character, one who brought a smile to the faces of others with his infectious smile and outgoing personality. I already knew this, being a lifelong resident of Columbus.

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  6. Benefit for father-son crash victims this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... to Caledonia to celebrate an early Christmas when they collided with another vehicle near the Nissan dealership. Columbus police Capt. Brent Swan told The Dispatch this morning the department has completed its investigation of the accident and would ...

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  7. Treasure hunter who found a fortune in gold is capturedRead the original story

    Thursday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Thompson to a Hilton in West Boca Raton and arrested him Tuesday. A warrant had been issued for him in 2012 in Columbus after he failed to show up for a hearing on a lawsuit brought by some of his backers. The U.S. Marshals Service called him "one ...

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  8. Business brief: Dunn & Hemphill expandingRead the original story

    Thursday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... in the historic Vinegar Bend building and will offer all of the same practice areas as the main office located in Columbus. Stevens is an Amory native and a 2006 graduate of the University of Mississippi, where she received a bachelor's degree in ...

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  9. Steel Dynamics: Why This Steel Player Will Continue Getting BetterRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | GuruFocus.com

    Steel Dynamics has been consistently impressive in the stock market. The major contributor to Steel Dynamics' growth story has been the acquisition of Columbus Mississippi.

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  10. Our View: An example, an inspiration, a challengeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Commercial Dispatch

    The life of James Wallace "Jimmy" Garton was celebrated Tuesday at Annunciation Catholic Church in Columbus. Visitation was held at 1 p.m., followed by the funeral mass at 3. By 1:30, the line of people wishing to extend their sympathies to the family extended all the way out to College Street.

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  11. Voice of the people: Carl LeeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Commercial Dispatch

    In 1971, integration came to the Columbus pubic schools and forever changed Columbus, Mississippi as it did the nation, the deep South and our state. While desegregation had begun years earlier with the implementation of freedom of choice in 1971, total integration of the schools came via federal court order and ultimately integration of our society.

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  12. KiOR receiver named, but local tax payment unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Commercial Dispatch

    A judge has appointed a receiver to watch over KiOR's Columbus biofuel refinery, as owners and creditors seek a buyer. Lowndes County Chancery Judge Kenneth Burns on Monday named Derek Henderson, a Jackson lawyer who serves as a trustee in bankruptcy cases, as the receiver for the plant on The Island.

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  13. Columbus remembers Jimmy Garton, a man of many titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Commercial Dispatch

    Aside from the Queen of England, few people held more titles than James Garton, who died Saturday at the age of 69. James Wallace Garton, also known as "Jimmy," "Cootie," "The White James Brown," "Mayor of Ninth Street" and "Santa Claus of Columbus," is remembered as a Columbus icon, a man whose love of life was equaled only by his love of people. "He loved his family, like all of us do," noted county supervisor Bill Brigham, who had been Garton's friend since childhood.

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  14. Cattleman's: Open for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... what Steve loved: serving guests. Steve Heinz bought Cattleman's in July 2014. He owned Rubens Fish & Steakhouse in Columbus for many years. He was on the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board in the early 2000s and once served as ...

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  15. Judge names receiver for KiOR plant, but tax payment unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Mississippi Press

    A Lowndes County judge has appointed a receiver to watch over KiOR's Columbus biofuel refinery, as owners and creditors seek a buyer. Chancery Judge Kenneth Burns on Monday named Derek Henderson, a Jackson lawyer who serves as a trustee in bankruptcy cases, as the receiver for the plant.

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  16. The Tenn-Tom Museum to be dedicated Feb. 6 in ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... to as the Carter Hitlist, and the Tennessee-Tombigbee was one of those projects." A hearing was convened in Columbus to determine whether the project had support from the public and of it should be scrapped. Waldon said about 6,000 people went to ...

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  17. Voice of the people: Dianne RueffRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... it took a full 25 minutes for help to come -- which at that point included five police cars. In a town the size of Columbus, it should not take that long for a patrol car to get from one side of town to the other if a proper plan exists. I am ...

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  18. Public invited to CAFB, community land use meetingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... The study is a collaborative planning effort on land use between the Golden Triangle Development LINK, the Columbus Air Force Base, Lowndes County, the city of Columbus and other area agencies. The CAFB study began in 2011, when the department of ...

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  19. Oxygenius Review - Is It Effective Or SCAM?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | LivePressWorld

    ... Risk-Free for a Limited Time! For Media Contact: Company: SkincareAnti-Aging.com Address: 4178 Oxford Court Columbus, MS 39701 Email: info@skincareanti-aging.com Website: http://skincareanti-aging.com/oxygeniu ...

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  20. Tenn-Tom museum set to open next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Commercial Dispatch

    Agnes Zaiontz, executive director of the Tenn-Tom Waterway Transportation Museum in Columbus, gives a tour of the facility to Mike Tagert, transportation commissioner for Mississippi's northern district on Friday. The Seventh Street museum will be dedicated Feb. 6. Photo by: Mark Wilson/Dispatch Staff The museum takes up only a fraction of a one-story brick building at 318 Seventh St., but the small space is full of information about the Tenn-Tom Waterway.

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