STATE

2161 results   « previous   Page 41 of 109   next »

 

Tunica Furniture Market set for January

Posted 12/16/2013 in State

The inaugural Tunica Furniture Market in January will be held in January and its organizer says about 40 companies are expected to participate.

 

 

Entergy-ITC deal canceled due to regulatory issues

Posted 12/14/2013 in State

Entergy Corp. and ITC Holdings Corp. have called off plans to spin off Entergy's electric transmission business and merge it into ITC, because the deal failed to get regulatory approval.

 

 

Miss. hospital does its first pancreas transplant

Posted 12/14/2013 in State

Doctors at the University of Mississippi Medical Center have performed the facility's first pancreas transplant in a 49-year-old diabetes patient who also received a kidney during the procedure.

 

 

State appeals political spending law ruling

Posted 12/14/2013 in State

JACKSON -- Attorney General Jim Hood has appealed a federal judge's ruling that part of Mississippi's campaign finance law creates an unconstitutional burden for people or groups that spend at least $200 to support or oppose a ballot initiative.

 

 

Bullock leaving as Bryant spokesman

Posted 12/13/2013 in State

Mick Bullock, the spokesman for Gov. Phil Bryant, is leaving to become communications director of the National Conference of State Legislatures.

 

 

Study: Medicaid expansion would spur Miss. economy

Posted 12/13/2013 in State

Mississippi is losing billions of dollars in potential economic activity because state leaders, so far, have chosen not to extend Medicaid to hundreds of thousands more people, a nonprofit group said a report Thursday.

 

 

C Spire to acquire Alabama communication firm

Posted 12/13/2013 in State

C Spire has announced plans to acquire Callis Communications, which provides cloud-based unified communications as a service for businesses.

 

 

Security company in shooting not licensed

Posted 12/13/2013 in State

Vicksburg records show T&T Security, the company hired by the promoters of a party during which one man was killed and two others were shot, was not licensed to do business in the city.

 

 

Gov. Bryant announces new tourism project

Posted 12/12/2013 in State

Gov. Phil Bryant has announced a yearlong celebration in 2014 to showcase Mississippi people, communities and enterprises that are moving the state's economy forward.

 

 

Miss. starting to plan 2017 bicentennial events

Posted 12/11/2013 in State

Mississippi on Tuesday marked its 196th anniversary of statehood, and officials said they're starting to plan a bicentennial celebration for 2017.

 

 

CertainTeed to reopen plant

Posted 12/11/2013 in State

CertainTeed Corp. says work is on track for a July reopening of its Meridian ceiling tile plant the company closed in 2009.

 

 

Utility regulators reject Entergy-ITC merger

Posted 12/11/2013 in State

 

 

Miss. sandhill cranes get first taste of freedom

Posted 12/11/2013 in State

A flock of 22 young cranes are getting their first taste of freedom at the Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge.

 

 

28 percent of Miss. roads in bad shape, group says

Posted 12/10/2013 in State

A national research group said Monday that 28 percent of Mississippi roads are in poor or mediocre condition and 22 percent of bridges in the state need to be repaired, improved or replaced.

 

Miss. trying to educate people about voter ID law

Posted 12/10/2013 in State

Mississippi's top elections official is launching a publicity blitz to bring attention to the state's voter identification law that's scheduled to be used for the first time in June.

 

Greenville ex-officer loses suit over Facebook firing

Posted 12/10/2013 in State

A federal judge has ruled against a former police officer who argued in a lawsuit that Greenville officials violated her free speech rights by firing her over comments posted on a social networking site.

 

 

Mississippi prepares for bicentennial

Posted 12/10/2013 in State

The Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration Commission will unveil its plans for the state's 200th anniversary on Tuesday.

 

 

Christmas tree growers hoping for good 2013

Posted 12/9/2013 in State

First Lady Deborah Bryant has chosen a 12-foot Leyland cypress donated by the Lazy Acres farm in Chunky for this year's Christmas tree at the Governor's Mansion. It is the tallest tree ever selected for the Mansion, and growers are hopeful that is a good omen that sales will be solid in 2013.

 

 

Authorities target sellers of counterfeit goods

Posted 12/9/2013 in State

Mississippi authorities are making it a priority to target criminals who are roving Mississippi selling counterfeit goods like fake Louis Vuitton purses, Coach handbags and Nike caps.

 

 

Crews work to restore power in Miss. after storm

Posted 12/9/2013 in State

Crews were working Sunday to restore power to thousands of customers in north Mississippi after an ice storm.

 

 

« previous   Page 41 of 109   next »

 

Advanced Search

 

 

 

Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Instagram

Follow Us via Email