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More Than 2,000 Attend MEC's
69th Annual Meeting

330 STAR Students Honored at Education Celebration - Most in Program History

star students entry 2018

More than 2,000 business community leaders and STAR Students attended the MEC Annual Meeting, held on April 12, 2018, at the Jackson Convention Complex.

This year, 330 STAR Students were honored at the Education Celebration, held in conjunction with MEC's Annual Meeting. Nearly 1,400 parents, students, and teachers were in attendance as MEC celebrated and honored Mississippi's best and brightest students.

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Nissan Canton Celebrates 4 Million Vehicle Production Milestone

Nissan North America recently celebrated production of 4 million vehicles at its Canton assembly plant, and announced the addition of a second shift that will create or retain 250 hourly jobs to support increasing demand for NV Commercial Vans.

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UMMC Names Medical Building in Honor of Gov. Phil Bryant

Working with the Legislature, Gov. Bryant was instrumental in securing funding for the 151,000-square-foot, $76 million...

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Cooperative Energy, Origis Energy Celebrate Launch of Lamar County Solar Site

Cooperative Energy owns a diverse generation portfolio including coal, natural gas, nuclear and renewables. It began sol...

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Governor Phil Bryant Announces Appointment of Commissioner of Agriculture Cindy Hyde-Smith to US Senate

Commissioner Hyde-Smith was elected commissioner of agriculture and commerce by Mississippi voters in November 2011, fol...

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Senate Approves More Than $1 Billion for Infrastructure

The BRIDGE Act, which is Senate Bill 3046, now heads to the House for considera...

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Leadership Mississippi Holds First Session of 2018

The class heard from cartoonist and author Marshall Ramsey, Mississippi Supreme Court Justice James D. Maxwell II (Class...

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