Posts Tagged ‘ceremony’

Ground broken for 1.3M square-foot distribution center

OLIVE BRANCH — Gov. Phil Bryant was among those on hand to celebrate a new business for the Olive Branch area. Bryant attended a ceremony yesterday marking the pending construction of a distribution center for Helen of Troy, a health and personal care product manufacturer. Helen of Troy expects its new 1.3-million-square-foot facility to be […] [...]

Parades to roll on Coast today despite bad weather

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — Fat Tuesday parades on the Mississippi Gulf Coast will roll as scheduled today despite the chance of rain, organizers say. Most areas carry at least an 80 percent chance of rain Tuesday. “We’re going to roll rain or shine,” Nancy Rogers, of the Gulf Coast Carnival Association, tells The Mississippi Press. […] [...]

Choctaws to break ground on vehicle maintenance facility

PHILADELPHIA — The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is scheduled to break ground tomorrow for a vehicle maintenance facility to serve the East Mississippi area. Tribal Chief Phyliss J. Anderson and Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall are scheduled to speak at the event. Officials say once complete, the Choctaw Transit Authority could provide services […] [...]

Stretch of highway to be named for late state legislator

CHICKASAW COUNTY — A stretch of highway in northeast Mississippi will be formally dedicated Nov. 7 for the late state Sen. Jack Gordon. The ceremony will dedicate part of Mississippi Highway 245 in Chickasaw County as the Carl J. “Jack” Gordon Jr. Memorial Highway. It is scheduled for 11 a.m. at the City Auditorium on […] [...]

TVA dedicates newly purchased Magnolia power plant

ASHLAND — The Tennessee Valley Authority dedicated its largest gas-fired plant, Magnolia Combined Cycle Gas Plant, with a ceremony yesterday. TVA purchased the 968-megawatt natural-gas-fired plant, located near Ashland in August 2011. The dedication celebrated Magnolia’s distinction as the largest of TVA’s five high-efficiency, combined cycle gas plants. “Magnolia was purchased at less than half […] [...]

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