Posts Tagged ‘Fulton’

Fulton holds hotel tax election

by Associated Press Published: June 4,2012

Tags: Fulton, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

FULTON — Fulton voters will decide Tuesday whether to approve a new tax on hotel lodging within the city. Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that the city has proposed a 3 percent tax on hotel stays in the city to support various programs. […] [...]

Fulton voters to decide on levying hotel tax

by Associated Press Published: May 11,2012

Tags: Fulton, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, Northeast Mississippi

FULTON — Fulton voters will decide early next month whether or not staying overnight in the city will cost more. Fulton officials have selected June 5 to hold a special election to determine whether or not to implement a 3 percent “tourism tax” on hotel stays in the city. The proposed tax will have to […] [...]

Tammy Wynette memorial planned in Itawamba County

TREMONT — The proceeds from a concert by George Jones will be used for the construction of a memorial in honor of country music star and Itawamba County native Tammy Wynette. Mayor Glyn Robinson says the “Tammy Wynette Birthplace Concert” will be held Dec. 3 at Itawamba Community College Davis Event Center in Fulton. Jones […] [...]

Fulton biomass plant construction contract signed

by Amy McCullough Published: October 6,2010

Tags: biomass, Ethanol, Fulton

FULTON–California-based BlueFire Renewables Inc. has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for its planned cellulosic ethanol facility in Fulton. The facility will be engineered and built by Wanzek Construction Inc., a subsidiary of MasTec Inc., for $296 million, which includes an approximately $100 million biomass power plant as part of the facility. The […] [...]

Is Ethanol Worth It?

by Amy McCullough Published: October 26,2009

Tags: biofuel technology, Ethanol, Fulton

Experts weigh in regarding new plant in Fulton The announcement of plans for a new ethanol plant in Fulton raises questions about the benefits and drawbacks of ethanol and its production process. Some studies say ethanol takes more energy to make than the resulting fuel generates. Regardless, biofuel technology is still developing and is extremely […] [...]

Digby recognized in Washington

by MBJ Staff Published: October 12,2009

Tags: Fulton, Patricia Digby, Thad Cochran

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) recently recognized the work of Patricia Digby of Fulton, who was subsequently honored in Washington for her dedication to finding adoptive and foster care families for children. Cochran recommended Digby to be the 2009 Angel in Adoption from Mississippi as part of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s “Angels in […] [...]

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