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HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding Authenticates Keel of Destroyer Jeremiah Denton (DDG 129)

PASCAGOULA, Miss., Aug. 17, 2022 — HII (NYSE: HII) announced that the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division authenticated the keel of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Jeremiah Denton (DDG 129) on Tuesday, Aug. 16. The ship’s name honors former U.S. Sen. Jeremiah Denton Jr., a Vietnam War veteran who was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroism while …

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Atmos Energy Announces New Leadership

FLOWOOD, Miss. – Aug. 8, 2022 – Atmos Energy, the largest investor-owned gas utility in Mississippi, has announced that current Mississippi Division President David Gates will retire, and taking over for him effective Sept. 1 will be Matt Davidson, currently the company’s vice president for rates and regulatory affairs. “David Gates has more than 37 …

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Hol-Mac Increasing Footprint in Bay Springs, Creating 31 jobs

Jackson, Miss. (TBA, 2022) – Hol-Mac Corporation, a Mississippi-based company, is expanding operations in Bay Springs. The $1 million corporate investment will create 31 jobs and create a base for continued growth for the company in Jasper County. Hol-Mac’s expansion, the company’s fifth in Bay Springs, is for its Hammerhead Off-Road Armor line to keep up with consumer demand. The Hammerhead Off-Road Armor line began in 2008 by employees of Hol-Mac to provide the …

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Joint Venture to Create 90 Jobs in Lowndes County

Jackson, Miss. (August 2, 2022) –Terberg Taylor Americas Group, LLC is opening a specialty vehicle manufacturing facility in Lowndes County. The project is a $15.9 million corporate investment and will create 90 jobs. Terberg Taylor Americas Group is constructing a specialty hauling vehicle facility as a joint venture between Taylor Group of Companies of Louisville, Mississippi, …

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Entergy Mississippi Implodes Remainder of Rex Brown Steam Electric Station

Natural gas power plant served the company’s customers for 71 years JACKSON, Miss. – It was the end of an era the morning of Thursday, July 28. That’s when Entergy Mississippi imploded the remainder of the Rex Brown Steam Electric Station, a natural gas-fired plant that served the company’s customers for 71 years. The controlled …

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Cargill and Continental Grain Complete Acquisition of Sanderson Farms

MINNEAPOLIS,MN and NEW YORK CITY, NY (JULY 22, 2022) – Cargill and Continental Grain Company today announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) by a joint venture between Cargill and Continental Grain. The acquisition was announced on August 9, 2021. Sanderson Farms shareholders are receiving $203.00 per each share of common …

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Interview: Mississippi’s Last-place Ranking for Business Disputed in WTVA interview

Mississippi Economic Council’s President and CEO, Scott Waller’s highlights the positive aspects of Mississippi’s business climate. Despite a negative ranking from a national media outlet, Waller says there are tangible improvements taking place with workforce training and economic development. Please click the link below to watch the interview in its entirety. https://www.wtva.com/video/interview-mississippi-s-last-place-ranking-for-business-disputed-in-wtva-interview/video_28c0cb2c-8b92-53df-862d-643cecb8b31a.html  

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