The Pearl Chamber of Commerce held a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, November 5th for World Finance, located at 315 Crossgates Boulevard. World Acceptance Corporation, the parent company, has been in business since 1962 and now has over 1200 locations in the United States and Mexico. World Finance is a personal loan company that offers loans to individuals that have limited access to other sources of consumer credit. A starter application is available online at www.worldacceptance.com for an easy and convenient process or visit them in person and meet their helpful and friendly staff. They also offer year round income tax preparation services. For more information call 601-825-2434. Shown cutting the ribbon is Manager Teresa Spears.