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United Nations Climate Official Visits Kemper Facility

Jukka Uosukainen, Director of the climate Technology Centre and Network for the United Nations (left),Joe Miller, Project Manager Kemper Project Construction Start-up (center) and Mihaela Cartsei, Atlantic Council (right) survey the Kemper facility.

The top climate official at the United Nations visited the Kemper County Energy Facility, hailing the plant as a front-runner in new technologies that will help meet the world’s energy needs in the future.

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.

Ingalls Shipbuilding Delivers National Security Cutter Hamilton to U.S. Coast Guard

Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias (right) presents a ceremonial key to the National Security Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) to Rear Adm. Bruce…

Entergy Named a National Leader in Economic Development for Seventh Consecutive Year

Entergy Corporation has been named one of the nation’s Top 10 utilities in economic development by Site Selection magazine for its 2013 efforts to…

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…

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.

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