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Former Lawmaker Steve Jones to Join Southern Bancorp Nonprofit as Senior VP

July 15th, 2013

Steve Jones, a former state legislator and currently a deputy director at the Arkansas Department of Human Services, will join Southern Bancorp Community Partners as senior vice president of programs. In this post, Jones, who served three terms in the Arkansas House of Representatives, will focus on SBCP’s community development programs in Arkansas and Mississippi, [...]

Grant money eyed for county animal shelter

May 1st, 2013

Representatives from the East Arkansas Planning and Development District and the United States Department of Agriculture attended Wednesday’s meeting of the Mississippi County Animal Rescue Shelter project’s board to discuss the possibilities of grant funding. The shelter project has approximately $45,000 — $20,000 from private donations and a promise of $25,000 in GIF funds from [...]

Money Smart classes being offered at no charge

April 16th, 2013

Next week Southern Bancorp and the Delta Bridge Project are launching a series of financial aid classes called Money Smart. Money Smart, which will be held during the lunch hour April 22, April 24 and April 26, are designed to help make sense out of foreclosures, predatory lending practices and credit scores. The classes will [...]

18 downtown businesses approved for façade grants

March 21st, 2013

Downtown will be getting a facelift. Tuesday the recipients of 18 façade grants were announced, all of them in downtown Clarksdale. The grants, offered through the Economic Development Authority and the Coahoma County Delta Bridge Project, were open to any downtown business in any incorporated town in the county, but Lois Erwin, Senior Community Development [...]

Helena Start-Up Challenge To Award $40,000 to Two Entrepreneurs

February 4th, 2013

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark., Feb. 4, 2013 – The Helena Start-Up Challenge is a business plan competition, launching today, that will provide two entrepreneurs with the opportunity to make their business ideas into reality in Helena-West Helena. The first-place winner will be awarded $25,000 and second place will receive $15,000. As a stipulation of the competition, [...]

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