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Schloegel Honored With MGA Geographic Visionary Award

George Schloegel (center), stands with Carl Chaney, President & CEO of Whitney Bank (left) and John Hairston, CEO of Hancock Bank after being awarded the MGA Geographic Visionary Award.

Former Mayor of Gulfport and Hancock Bank CEO George Schloegel was recently honored with the Mississippi Geographical Alliance Geographic Visionary Award during a luncheon in Jackson. 

2014 Southern Automotive Conference Set for October 8-10 in Birmingham

On October8-10, senior executives from OEMs from across the southeast will showcase their plants’ latest developments. Governor Phil Bryant will join Governor Robert Bentley of Alabama for a round table discussion on how to keep the auto industry in the South on top and increase the region’s competitive advantage.

California Highway Patrol awards fleet replacement contract to Airbus Helicopters Inc. for up to 15 AS350B3e aircraft

Purchase marks 30-year history of CHP operating Airbus Helicopters products.

Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) is pleased to announce that it has been…

Gov. Phil Bryant, Mississippi Economic Council and Mississippi Public Universities Launch Blueprint Mississippi Social Business Challenge

Gov. Phil Bryant (right), Blake Wilson, President & CEO of MEC, Robin Robinson, Director of Organization Development and Corporate Communication at…

Chevron Celebrates Completion of Base Oil Project in Pascagoula

Gov. Phil Bryant (second from left) stands with US Rep. Steven Palazzo (right), Chevron Lubricant President Colleen Cervantes, Jackson County Board…

Ingalls Shipbuilding Christens Fifth National Security Cutter, James

Charlene James Benoit, great-great niece of Capt. Joshua James, smashes a bottle across the bow of the Ingalls-built National Security Cutter…

Speaker Philip Gunn to Host Third Mississippi Solutions—an Ideas Tour

For the third year in a row, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn will host a series of non-partisan town hall meetings around Mississippi for his MS…

Sanderson Farms Championship Expands Support of Children's Hospital

This year, the Sanderson Farms Championship will have a new home - the Country Club of Jackson, a new date - Nov. 3-9, and a renewed focus - growing…

Leadership Elected for Boards of Public Education Forum, M.B. Swayze Foundation

The Mississippi Economic Council has announced officers for the Public Education Forum of Mississippi and M.B. Swayze Foundation for 2014-15.

Ingalls Shipbuilding Donates $53,640 to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College's Transitions Academy

Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias, left, and Dr. Mary S. Graham, President of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College hold the check…

MEC's Regional Round-Ups Coming This Fall

Sharpening our competitive edge… It is what we must continue to do for Mississippi to grow and prosper. One of the proven methods for accomplishing…

VT Halter Marine Launches Largest Vessel Ever Built

MV Marjorie C VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc., launched MV Marjorie C, a Container and Roll-on/Roll-off…

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