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Publisher set to speak at Business Before Hours

By By Fredie Carmichael/The Meridian Star
Dec. 10, 2001
The publisher of Mississippi's statewide weekly business newspaper plans to talk to East Mississippi business leaders Tuesday about work force training.
Joe Jones, publisher and president of the Mississippi Business Journal , is set to speak at 7:30 a.m. at Business Before Hours in the banquet room of Mississippi State University-Meridian Campus. The event is sponsored by the East Mississippi Business Development Corp.
Frank Thompson, manager of business development at the EMBDC, said he's excited that Jones will speak to his members about what's happening around the state.
Jones, whose weekly paper has its office in Jackson, said he's pleased to see the EMBDC host events to inform its members of business issues.
Fredie Carmichael is a staff writer for The Meridian Star. Call him at 693-1551, ext. 3228, or e-mail him at