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Business Briefcase

Lazarus seeks re-election for supervisor

Mike Lazarus is announcing his candidacy for re-election to the office of Adams County Board of Supervisors District 1. Read more

Atkins announces bid to be re-elected as tax assessor

Reynolds Atkins, Adams County tax assessor, has announced his bid for re-election in the August 2015 primary election. Read more

Hutchins runs for re-election as supervisor

Angela Gibson Hutchins announces her candidacy for re-election for Adams County Supervisor of District 3. Read more

Schwarting joins The Natchez Democrat’s staff

NATCHEZ — Leah Schwarting has joined The Natchez Democrat as a reporter. Read more

Natchez-based company purchases Mich. stores

NATCHEZ – Central Network Retail Group, LLC announced last week the acquisition of LumberJack Building Centers, Inc. of Algonac, Mich.. The transaction was completed June ... Read more

Doss completes Army basic training at Fort Jackson

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Pvt. MacArthur K. Doss Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Read more

Brown completes judge’s training course for office

NATCHEZ — Adams County Court Judge Walt Brown was one of seven Mississippi trial judges who recently completed general jurisdiction training at the National Judicial ... Read more

Burns honored by journal as one of Top 50 under 40

JACKSON— Carter Burns, senior attorney for the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Right-of-Way Division, was recently selected by the Mississippi Business Journal as one of ... Read more

Rabb attends leadership institute in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON — Members of the Delta Leadership Institute’s Executive Academy, selected by Gov. Bobby Jindal and DRA Federal Co-Chairman Chris Masingill, met this month with ... Read more

Barber to start work as systems engineer in Mo.

KANSAS CITY — Natchez native Kelvin Barber has been hired by Cerner Corporation of Kansas City as a system engineer. Read more

Thompson finishes basic training at Fort Jackson

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Pfc. Zuranie J. Thompson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Read more

Carpenter Newsmedia buys Virginia newspaper

FARMVILLE, Va.—Farmville Newsmedia, LLC, a new Virginia entity wholly owned by Natchez-based Carpenter Newsmedia, LLC (CNL), purchased The Farmville Herald from the Wall family on ... Read more

Vidalia signs AirEvac membership agreement

VIDALIA — Vidalia Mayor Hyram Copeland and the Vidalia Board of Alderman recently signed an agreement with the AirMedCare Network, which AirEvac officials say will ... Read more

ACSO deputies receive jailer certification

NATCHEZ — Two Adams County Sheriff’s Office employees have received a new certification as part of their ongoing law enforcement training. Read more

Thomas graduates Air Force basic training

SAN ANTONIO — Air Force Airman Kadesia D. Thomas graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Read more

Mccray starts national service with FEMA corps

SACRAMENTO — Reginald Mccray, 22, of Ridgecrest recently began a 10-month term of national service in FEMA Corps, an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) ... Read more

Vidalia grants licenses to new fuel station business

VIDALIA — The Vidalia Board of Aldermen granted occupational, beer and liquor licenses to a new gas station Tuesday. Read more

Bergeron and Plauche honored at national conference

TAMPA, Fla. — JHS Capital Advisors recognized Bergeron & Plauché, its Natchez-based financial advisory practice, with two awards for utilizing JHS’s full suite of products ... Read more

University honors Robinson for business success

NATCHEZ — Natchez Regional Medical Center and Natchez Community Hospital Chief Executive Officer Eric Robinson has been named a recipient of the 2015 University of ... Read more

Asmar receives Certified Risk Manager designation

NATCHEZ — Liz Asmar with Stephens & Hobdy Insurance Agency has received the Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation from Certified Risk Managers International. Asmar completed ... Read more

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