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Tuesday, November 03, 2015
CANTON - The woman who helped turn Canton into Mississippi's movie capital is stepping down as executive director of the Canton Convention & Visitors Bureau. Jo Ann Gordon, who was the founding director 26 years ago, recently announced her retirement effective Nov. 5. Jana Padgett, who has served under Gordon at the CVB for the past eight years, will be the next executive director. ...read more
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Friday, October 30, 2015
Barbara Corcoran’s credentials include straight D’s in high school and college and 20 jobs by the time she turned 23. It was her next job that would make her one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country when she took a $1,000 loan to start The Corcoran Group. She parlayed the loan into a $5 billion real estate business and sold it in 2001 for $66 million. Barbara Corcoran ...read more
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Wednesday, October 28, 2015
By MICHAEL SIMMONS Madison County Journal CANTON - County supervisors on Monday approved an application to file for a $100,000 grant to help rehabilitate the fence along the historic courthouse here. Members of the Canton Chamber of Commerce, Canton Redevelopment Authority and Canton Convention & Visitors Bureau were on-hand at the meeting to show their support for the project. "It's ...read more
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