Author: Editorial Team

Kemper Delays Cost Mississippi Taxpayers $1,700 Each

Via mississippitoday.org A Delaware man wants access to records he believes could expose reasons behind cost overruns and delays at the more than $7 billion Kemper County energy facility. Alan Nussbaum, an investor in Atlanta-based Southern Co., asked a Delaware court for documents to determine whether Southern’s officers and directors mismanaged the company, committed fraud or breached trust between the company and its stockholders according to a Delaware Court of Chancery filing submitted Friday. Southern Co. owns Mississippi Power Co., which is building the Kemper County facility in east Mississippi. Nussbaum also wants to know whether the utility company’s directors systematically...

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Bozo’s is Mississippi’s Best Grill

  Via wlox.com The folks at Bozo’s Grocery and Grill have received plenty of accolades over the years for their po-boys and boiled crawfish. But now the Pascagoula landmark is being recognized by business leaders with the Small Business Administration’s 2017 Generational Family-Owned Business of the Year award. The folks at Bozo’s Grocery and Grill have received plenty of accolades over the years for their po-boys and boiled crawfish. But now the Pascagoula landmark is being recognized by business leaders with the Small Business Administration’s 2017 Generational Family-Owned Business of the Year award. Three generations have kept the business thriving for...

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MAEEX Officials Raising Money to Help Transport Artifacts

Via wtok.com The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience has been raising money through the city of Meridian, through local businesses and organizations and through a tax on Meridianites – all going to help build the center. But now, the MAX is crowdfunding to buy a van. “It’s really to transport artifacts from wherever we go and get it across the country, across the state. It’s for our exhibit director to pick those up, territorial services and bring them to where we can use them at the museum,” development director Erica Pannell says. They’ve already traveled to museums around the...

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Gulfport Construction Company Emphasized Workforce Training

Via safetyandhealthmagazine.com Julie Ann Carter, director of environmental, health and safety at Gulfport, MS-based Roy Anderson Corp., believes more can be done to save lives and prevent injuries in the construction industry. “I think the outreach that needs to happen with the small- to medium-size contractors is critical, and especially with the trade contractors and the subcontractors,” Carter said. “If they are a small trade contractor working for a larger general contractor, they can take advantage of the resources that the [general contractor] can provide. But if they are out there on their own, I think that’s where we’ve...

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Craft beer in Mississippi: A change is brewing

Via clarionledger.com Breweries around the state are celebrating a new law that allows on-site sales of beer and light wine. Ben Green, head brewer at Southern Prohibition Brewing in downtown Hattiesburg, discusses House Bill 1322. The bill, which takes effect July 1, will allow breweries to sell their product on-site. Previously, breweries were only allowed to give samples during tours and other events. Haskel Burns/Hattiesburg American It’s been a long time coming, but on July 1, Mississippi will join 48 of its fellow states in allowing small breweries to sell beer on the premises. And Ben Green, for one,...

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