Ten years ago, Alan Nunnelee faced a similar situation now looming over about 80 employees at West Point's Navistar Defense plant: job loss at no fault of their own.
Navistar Defense is suspending production at its plant in West Point.
For the eighth straight month, Columbus sales tax revenue is down from last year, but collections for the month of June are only down $2,306.51 from June 2012.
Two months after a devastating tornado swept through Noxubee County, the residents of Shuqualak are rebuilding their homes and their lives.
Since the recent announcement that tire manufacturer Yokohama Tire Company would be locating a plant in Clay County, area distributors have noticed an increased demand for the brand.
Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's on Friday cut the credit rating of truck and engine Navistar International Corp. by one notch, citing the poor second-quarter results it posted Monday.
The National Weather Service in Jackson is forecasting a high temperature of 96 degrees in Columbus today with the heat index expected to reach the triple digits. The arrival of summer weather in Mississippi brings with it the increased risk of heat-related illnesses, and it is important to take precautions to avoid extended exposure to the elements, according to NWS officials and local medical experts.
Truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp. on Monday posted a wider loss for its fiscal second quarter compared with a year ago, when it recorded a large income tax gain.
In a landmark decision announced last week, the Supreme Court ruled that law enforcement officials in Maryland could legally obtain DNA from people suspected of serious or violent crime.
Starkville emerged this election cycle as a key battleground between Mississippi's Democratic and Republican parties, and officials are eyeing success in today's municipal race.
Last week the Boy Scouts of America reached a landmark decision when it changed its policies to allow openly gay boys into the organization. The new policy, which goes into effect in January, has been met with both applause and controversy.
A federal judge won't dismiss a lawsuit that argues the city of West Point and a local nightclub are liable for injuries to an underage driver, who authorities say was driving while intoxicated after drinking at the club.
Golden Triangle developers confirm Yokohama Tire Corporation considered locating in both Oktibbeha and Lowndes counties, but massive infrastructure needs took both counties out of the running.
Plans remain on track for workers to break ground in September on the first phase of Clay County's Yokohama tire manufacturing plant, Golden Triangle Development Link CEO Joe Max Higgins told the Link's board of directors Wednesday.
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