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CLAW Forestry Locating Sawmill in Southwest Mississippi

Jackson, Miss. (April 27, 2022) – CLAW Forestry Services, LLC announced today that an affiliate is locating a state-of-the-art sawmill in Gloster within Amite County. The project represents a corporate investment of nearly $200 million and will create 131 direct jobs and support an additional 200 indirect jobs when operating at full capacity. Construction will begin …

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Atmos Energy and Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area Partnering to Build “Zero Net Energy” Home

Atmos Energy and Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area are partnering to build a natural gas-powered Zero Net Energy (ZNE) home, kicked off with a groundbreaking event this morning at 527 Cedarhurst Drive in Jackson. Showcasing the reliability and affordability of natural gas, this ZNE home will demonstrate significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions by producing …

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Southern Pipe and Supply Consolidating Operations in Meridian

Southern Pipe and Supply is expanding and consolidating its Meridian distribution operations into one location that will house its central distribution center. The project represents a corporate investment of more than $25 million and will create 20 jobs while retaining 275. Started over 80 years ago in Meridian, Southern Pipe and Supply provides trade professionals …

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MEC’s M.B. Swayze Foundation Honors 320 STAR Students at Education Celebration

A Clinton High School student with a perfect 36 composite score on the American College Test (ACT), combined scores of 144, and an average of 103.03 has been named Mississippi’s TOP ALL-STAR Scholar for 2022.  Abigail S. Vargheese is the daughter of Venu and Betsy Vargheese of Clinton, MS. Vargheese will receive a $24,000 scholarship provided by …

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MEC 2022 Legislative Wrap-Up

Workforce Development & Education The Comprehensive Career and Technical Education Reform Act will provide a comprehensive approach to improving career pathways for Mississippi students. This legislation addresses several recommendations outlined in the Securing Mississippi’s Future: Vision for Economic Growth plan. MEC worked closely with Accelerate Mississippi – the state’s office of workforce development – to …

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Cadence Bank Reveals Its New Logo

Cadence Bank recently announced a key component of its new brand identity: its new logo. The new logo celebrates the combination of legacy BancorpSouth Bank and legacy Cadence Bank, N.A., which completed their merger in October 2021—becoming the new Cadence Bank, and indicates the company’s continued commitment to seeing its customers and communities prosper. It …

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