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Ingalls Shipbuilding Celebrates 2014 Apprentice Graduation

Seventy-two apprentices graduated from Ingalls Shipbuilding’s Apprentice School recently.

 Huntington Ingalls Industries held a graduation ceremony recently for graduates of Ingalls Shipbuilding's Apprentice School. The ceremony, held at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention Center, celebrated the accomplishments of 72 students representing various crafts at Ingalls.

Green Bay Converting, Inc. Announces Major New Facility in Hattiesburg

Gov. Phil Bryant (center) announces the new Hattiesburg facility planned by Green Bay Converting, Inc.

Governor Phil Bryant announced recently that Green Bay Converting, Inc., a world-class tissue & specialty paper converting company, is locating a new manufacturing facility in Hattiesburg. The company will invest approximately $48 million and hire 300 full-time employees over a five year period.

Kilroy, Northington Graduate from Institute of Organization Management

MEC’s Cathy Northington (left) and Christi Kilroy (right) received the IOM distinction after completing the four-year Institute for Organization…

Ingalls Shipbuilding's Amphibious Assault Ship America (LHA 6) Sails Away

Tugboats offer a salute to the amphibious assault ship America (LHA 6) as it sails away from Ingalls Shipbuilding, on Friday, July 11, 2014.

Mississippi Children's Museum Opens The Literacy Garden

The Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) recently opened its much-anticipated outdoor gallery, The Literacy Garden.

The Literacy Garden increases…

Mississippi Power Presented Top Industry Safety Performance Awards

Transmission General Manager Steve Craig (center) accepts Mississippi Power’s 2014 SEE Awards from S.E.E. Executive Director Jim Collins (left)…

Nissan Canton Plant Celebrates Diversity and 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer

Participants in the panel discussion at Nissan included Neddie Winters of Mission Mississippi; Jerry Mitchell of The Clarion-Ledger; Myrlie Evers,…

MS Department of Public Safety Receives Mississippi-Built Helicopter from Airbus Helicopters, Inc.

Earl Walker (left), Senior Director of Government Affairs at Airbus Helicopters, Inc., presents the new MSDPS helicopter to Gov. Phil Bryant along…

Nissan Revs Up for Murano Production, Adds 500 New Jobs in Canton

Production of the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano crossover later this fall means 500 new jobs for Nissan's Vehicle Assembly Plant in Canton.


Mississippi Power Donates Truck to Boy Scouts of America

Mississippi Power electric serviceman Keith Kingrey (right), hands over the keys to a truck the company donated to the Boy Scouts. Mississippi Power…

C Spire to Acquire MegaGate Broadband

C Spire announced plans recently to acquire MegaGate Broadband, a regional provider of IP voice, data, and business telecommunications solutions.

USA International Ballet Competition to Be Held June 14-29 in Jackson

Every four years, the USA International Ballet Competition, a two-week, “olympic-style” competition, is held in Jackson.

The USA International…

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