Posts Tagged ‘Laurel’

Association elects Hess as president

At the recent Mississippi Municipal League Conference held in Biloxi, Laurel’s city clerk Mary Ann Hess was elected state president of the Mississippi Municipal Clerks and Tax Collectors Association (MMCCA). For the past 10 years, Hess has served the City of Laurel as city clerk/finance director. Prior to this position, she was the city clerk/finance […] [...]

I-59 project awarded to Tanner Construction

by MBJ Staff Published: October 19,2009

Tags: Interstate 59, Laurel, MDOT, Mississippi Department of Transportation, Tanner Construction

LAUREL — The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has awarded an $11.6 million contract to Tanner Construction of Jones County to reconstruct two miles of roadway on Interstate 59 from Fourth Avenue to Chantilly Street in Jones County. Work on the interstate reconstruction project is scheduled to begin in the next week and will include […] [...]

‘S’ Curve finally gone

by MBJ Newswires Published: September 14,2009

Tags: I-59, Laurel, Mississippi Department of Transportation

Laurel – A ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating the completion of the reconstruction of the I-59 “S” Curve in Laurel was held Sept. 10. A ceremony dedicating the I-59 bridge between Beacon Street and Fourth Avenue in memory of David R. Brown, original project engineer on the “S” Curve project, was also held in conjunction with the […] [...]

Sales, earnings up at Sanderson

by MBJ Newswires Published: August 31,2009

Tags: Laurel, money, Sanderson Farms Inc.

LAUREL — Sanderson Farms Inc., as reported last week at www.msbusiness.com, saw net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2009 of $504.8 million compared with $466.9 million for the same period a year ago. For the quarter, the Company reported net income of $43 million, or $2.09 per diluted share, compared with a net […] [...]

ARRA funding paying for road work

HATTIESBURG — The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) will soon oversee the resurfacing of 5.3 miles of U.S. 49 through Hattiesburg from Edwards Street continuing north to 31st Avenue. The $8.3-million project, fully funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), was awarded to Dunn Roadbuilders of Laurel. The project is scheduled for completion […] [...]

Central Sunbelt FCU introduces new employee

Ben T. Cole III has joined Central Sunbelt Federal Credit Union as the director of business/trust services for the Hattiesburg-Laurel area.  Cole has four years’ banking experience and a bachelor degree in hospitality management from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is active in the following organizations: Jones County Young Professionals board member and membership […] [...]

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