BUSINESS
Ingalls shipbuilding looks to hire 500 before 2019
Alex Paton
August 3, 2018
Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula is looking to hire hundreds of people by the end of 2018. One of the largest employers in the state, Ingalls works to build ships for the U.S. Navy and the...
Mississippi celebrates catfish month
Alex Paton
August 2, 2018
Mississippi is the catfish capital of the world, and each August since 1984, when President Ronald Reagan declared it as such, the nation rolls up its sleeves to celebrate National Catfish Month. There’s plenty of...
UMMC: No timetable for contract agreement
Alex Paton
August 2, 2018
July has come and gone and the University of Mississippi’s Medical Center still has no contract agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi. Marc Rolph, Director of Public Affairs for UMMC said that...
Mississippi cotton crops on track
Alex Paton
July 31, 2018
As most cotton across Mississippi is setting bolls ahead of schedule this year, some fields look fantastic and others are struggling, depending on the weather and irrigation. The U. S. Department of Agriculture has estimated...
New facility continues Entergy’s expansion
Steven Gagliano
July 29, 2018
Earlier this week, Entergy Mississippi opened its new $20 million electric distribution operations center. Although it is located in the heart of Mississippi’s capital city, the hub manages over 18,000 miles of electric lines that...
Mississippi celebrates tax-free weekend
Alex Paton
July 28, 2018
Students will be starting back to school soon and Mississippi’s tax-free weekend is coming up to help families get their kids ready for the semester. The 2018 Sales Tax Holiday takes place between 12:01 a.m....
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