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Nissan Canton Celebrates 4 Million Vehicle Production Milestone

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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. The announcement came as the plant approaches the 15th anniversary of bringing vehicle manufacturing to Mississippi.

To commemorate the celebration, Nissan presented the vehicle – a 2018 NV Cargo – to Our Daily Bread Ministries, a local nonprofit organization with a mission to bring awareness to healthy eating and aid in hunger relief in the community.

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UMMC Names Medical Building in Honor of Gov. Phil Bryant

The state-of-the-art structure that is the academic home to Mississippi’s flagship medical education program officially received its new name recently: the Phil Bryant Medical Education Building.

During a ceremony on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus, Gov. Bryant and First Lady Deborah Bryant unveiled a new sign on the front of the building.

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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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C Spire Celebrates 30 Years of Customer Inspiration

“While we opened our doors 30 years ago as a pure-play wireless provider, our dedication to putting the customer first a...

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