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Callon Petroleum says it plans to relocate its official HQ

Callon Petroleum says it’ll move its official headquarters to Houston, but that dozens of employees based in a Mississippi city would remain rooted there.The company announced Tuesday that the more than three-dozen Natchez-based Callon employees would stay firmly rooted in the city. Callon CEO Joe Gatto tells the Natchez Democrat that the decision to officially move the corporate headquarters provides ...

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Sanderson Farms, Inc. names Edith Kelly-Green to Board of Directors

Sanderson Farms, Inc. announced that Edith Kelly-Green was elected to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective September 20, 2018. She will serve as a Class B director until the annual meeting of shareholders in 2019 and will, if re-elected at that meeting, serve for a term expiring in 2021. Kelly-Green is a partner in The KGR Group, whose primary interests ...

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C Spire Cloud Metro Edge service wins top cloud computing industry award

The managed services unit for C Spire, a diversified telecommunications and technology services company, has won a national cloud computing industry award for expansion of its Cloud Metro Edge services across most of the Midwest and Southeastern regions of the U.S. C Spire was one of 21 cloud-based firms across the country honored by Cloud Computing Magazine and TMC for ...

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Hundreds of millions being invested at Ingalls Shipbuilding

By BECKY GILLETTE The east bank, which was the original site of Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., founded in 1938, was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Recently the parent company of Ingalls, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), the state’s largest private employer, announced plans to rebuild the east bank which primarily involves the addition of large, covered manufacturing areas for construction of ...

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Long-term view always the best, particularly in volatile market

By JULIA MILLER [email protected] As the markets bounce up and down, Mississippians may start to feel anxious, but those in the know are confident about the long-term future of the economy. Ernie George, certified financial planner, of Starkville’s E.T. George Investment Management, a fee-only registered investment advisory firm, said these markets can affect large Mississippi businesses such as BancorpSouth or ...

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Brooks joins Staplcotn marketing team

E. Hope “Hopie” Brooks has joined the marketing team at Staple Cotton Cooperative Association (Staplcotn) as the Director of Export Sales for the cooperative and is based out of its headquarters in Greenwood. Brooks graduated from the University of Missouri in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics. He began his cotton career in 1985 with Hohenberg ...

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Sanderson Farms announces management changes

Sanderson Farms, Inc. has announced two management changes within the company’s live production side of the business. Nicholas “Nick” Smith has been promoted to Breeder-Hatchery Manager at Sanderson Farms’ Hazlehurst production division. Smith will provide leadership and direct strategic operational plans for hatching eggs and chick production. Smith began his career with Sanderson Farms in 2010 as a Beginning Trainee. ...

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