Posts Tagged ‘ammunition’

New hunting supplies sales tax holiday bill signed into law

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi will remove its 7 percent state sales tax on guns, ammunition, archery equipment and some hunting supplies the first weekend of each September. Gov. Phil Bryant yesterday signed Senate Bill 2425. It becomes law July 1. The “Second Amendment Weekend,” without the tax, begins on the first Friday of each September […] [...]

Senate approves sales tax break for outdoor enthusiasts

JACKSON — The Senate has passed a sales tax holiday to encourage sportsmen to purchase firearms and hunting supplies in Mississippi. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves says Senate Bill 2425 gives sports enthusiasts a sales tax break on firearms, ammunition, hunting supplies and fishing supplies purchased the first weekend of September. Louisiana has a similar holiday. […] [...]

New ammo maker, Atlantic Marksmen, to open in Gulfport in early 2014

by Lisa Monti Published: October 30,2013

Tags: ammunition, Business, Gulf Coast, Mississippi

GULFPORT, Mississippi — A new international venture based in Gulfport will begin producing ammunition early next year using high-end components from European suppliers. The quality of the components is what will set the Atlantic Marksmen brand ammunition apart, the owners say. Olivier Scherlofsky and Ricky Bishop plan to sell ammunition to gun shops, sporting goods […] [...]

Winchester to hold ribbon-cutting for ammo plant

by Associated Press Published: October 11,2011

Tags: ammunition, construction, expansion, manufacturing, ribbon cutting

OXFORD — Winchester officials have not wasted any time in the expansion of the company’s Centerfire ammunition manufacturing operations in Oxford. The Oxford Eagle reports Gov. Haley Barbour will join Winchester representatives tomorrow for a private ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the 500,000-square-foot plant. About 1,000 people are expected to eventually be employed […] [...]

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