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Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded $107 Million Advance Procurement Contract for Amphibious Assault Ship LHA 9

Huntington Ingalls Industries recently announced that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a fourth contract modification from the U.S. Navy for $107 million to provide long-lead-time material and advance procurement activities for amphibious assault ship LHA 9. This modification brings the total advance funding for LHA 9 to $457 million. “The amphibious warship production line […]

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Milwaukee Tool Creating 1200 Jobs in Grenada County

Milwaukee Tool, a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty power tools, hand tools, storage, and accessories for the professional construction trades worldwide, announced plans to expand its presence in Mississippi. The company will invest $60 million in advanced technology and manufacturing equipment to support the operation of a new accessories manufacturing facility in Grenada County. As part

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BancorpSouth Bank and Cadence Bancorporation to Combine in Transformational Merger

BancorpSouth Bank (BancorpSouth) and Cadence Bancorporation (Cadence), the parent company of Cadence Bank, N.A., jointly announced today that they have entered into a merger agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger with a total market value of more than $6 billion to create a leading Texas and Southeastern regional bank. Under

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Jones College Launches Online Workforce College-Virtual Training

Jones College’s new, Online Workforce College (OWC) has the potential to make the Ellisville institution and the state of Mississippi the workforce training hub for the world. The virtual workforce training developed at Jones is customizable to the business or individual’s needs. It also provides proof of industry-required skills, beyond a high school or college

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Red Land Cotton Bringing 40 Jobs to Tylertown With New Sewing Operations

Cotton producer Red Land Cotton, manufacturer of high-end linens, has located sewing operations in Tylertown to support an increased demand for the company’s products, all of which are grown and manufactured in the U.S. The project is a $375,000 corporate investment and will create 40 jobs. Red Land Cotton began growing cotton in Moulton, Alabama,

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Mississippi Power Names Tommy Murphy VP of Customer Service and Operations

Murphy Mississippi Power has announced that Tommy Murphy is the company’s new Vice President of Customer Service and Operations, effective April 2. A Pascagoula native, Murphy will oversee Power Delivery, Customer Service, Sales and Marketing, as well as the company’s Coast and Northern Divisions. “Tommy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our executive

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Computer Science Instruction Bill Signed by Governor Tate Reeves

Legislation designed to implement computer science curriculum in the classrooms for all the state’s 884 K-12 public and charter schools has been signed into law with the signature of Gov. Tate Reeves. House Bill 633, known as “The Mississippi Computer Science and Cyber Education Equality Act” authored by Representative Kevin Felsher received overwhelming approval by

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State Workforce Investment Board Announces Ryan Miller as Executive Director of the Office of Workforce Development

The State Workforce Investment Board (SWIB) Executive Committee has announced the selection of Ryan Miller as Mississippi’s first Executive Director of the Office of Workforce Development. The Office will lead workforce development strategy and implementation for the state. “We are excited Ryan has agreed to take on this critical task and are looking forward to

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Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern Agree to Combine to Create the First U.S.-Mexico-Canada Rail Network

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) — leaders in transportation services and supply chain expertise — recently announced plans to combine to create the first U.S.-Mexico-Canada rail network that would drive competition and economic productivity and create jobs across North America. Together, CP and KCS would have the ability to deliver unsurpassed levels

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