Author Archives: Jeffery M. Anderson

New investment fund for business owners in the South and West to create wealth for communities

Four years ago, when Tiffany Williams started her coffee and restaurant business Exquisite 501, she was unable to access capital through a bank. Williams instead completed an entrepreneurs program at Sunshine Enterprises and received funding from Greenwood Archer Capital. And now she’s hoping that a new community micro-investment fund will provide her with the money to grow her business even ...

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Hogs-Georgia Southern Essential Gameday Info

We’re back at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium this Saturday afternoon for a third consecutive week. Here’s a look at the most important information ahead of Saturday’s game against Georgia Southern. Razorback app. Access your tickets, receive game-related push notifications, listen to live audio. Match Day Text Line: Text 479-575-3313 with questions. (This line is reserved for SMS) Before match ...

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The little-known virus that jumped in children this year

A big question is what does this new model mean for the months to come. A summer surge doesn’t necessarily mean that there won’t be more instances when the weather turns cold. And in some areas, cases are only starting to increase now, in early fall. “RSV, and the bronchiolitis it causes, is certainly the key thing that children’s hospitals ...

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White House chastises meat packers for “profiting” from groceries | News from local businesses

A man shops in the meat section of a grocery store in Washington, DC, April 28, 2020. Drew Angerer, Tribune News Service JOSH WINGROVE and MIKE DORNING Bloomberg News Food inflation is rampant all over the world, forcing families to change their eating habits. Anne Riley Moffat, Tope Alake and Pratik Parija report on Quicktake “Take Charge”. (Source: Bloomberg) The ...

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The woman who saves the seeds of Palestinian heritage

Sansour knows she can’t completely transform local farming methods, but she hopes to help preserve at least some of this traditionally cultivated land so that future generations can have a point of reference to see what their biological heritage looks like and can work to keep it alive. “I hope we can continue to work this land, really our hands ...

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$ 10.5 million grant program approved for recovery from tropical storms Henri and Ida

Provide grants of up to $ 5,000 to storm-affected businesses / nonprofits with up to 50 full-time equivalent employees September 8, 2021 The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced the approval of the Henri / Ida Business Assistance Grant program at a special meeting of its board of directors. The $ 10.5 million program will provide grants of $ ...

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Bills to Promote Hardin Co. Economic Development Site Advance in Kentucky Legislature | In depth

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Kentucky is reportedly setting aside about $ 410 million for major economic development projects, including one in Hardin County, under bills introduced in a special legislative session. The largest portion – $ 350 million – is said to pay loans to companies that invest at least $ 2 billion in the state. These loans would be ...

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CME seniors gain hands-on experience in the Gulf Coast industry

Twenty students from the Haley Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence spent a week solving real world problems at Keith Huber Corp. at Gulfport. The event was part of an experiential course for seniors. Photo courtesy of Tyler Biggs / CME OXFORD, Mississippi – Twenty accounting, business and engineering students from the University of Mississippi had a rare opportunity to solve ...

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Candyman and the questionable calculation of horror with racism

Foree, who was actually in the same civil rights activist and theater group in Harlem as Jones, says he brought his outrage at racial inequality to his performance as Peter, who takes on the zombie hordes with a calm authority. “Every African American in those years was angry,” he told BBC Culture. “You couldn’t help but carry the anger during ...

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