Posts Tagged ‘organization’

Ex-PTA president arrested for embezzling thousands of dollars

by Associated Press Published: January 30,2013

Tags: association, education, embezzle, embezzlement, embezzler, law, law enforcement, organization, parent-teacher, steal, thief

GAUTIER — A past president of the Parent Teacher Association at Singing River Elementary School has been arrested on a charge accusing her of embezzling thousands of dollars from the group. Gautier police Lt. Jerry Cooksey tells The Sun Herald 41-year-old Sue Cunningham was arrested last week on a felony charge of embezzlement. Cooksey says […] [...]

Entergy Mississippi executes agreement with MISO

JACKSON — Five Entergy utilities have taken a key step toward membership in a regional transmission organization via submission of the executed transmission owner agreement to the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, or MISO. The utilities – Entergy Mississippi Inc., Entergy Texas Inc., Entergy Louisiana, LLC, Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, LLC and Entergy New Orleans […] [...]

Hosemann responds to NAACP regarding redistricting

JACKSON — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann has released a statement following the NAACP’s legal action regarding redistricting. Hosemann wrote: “It has always been my position the Mississippi Legislature should be able to redistrict itself and not the federal courts. The Mississippi House and Senate adopted fair redistricting plans that even received approval by the […] [...]

Towns join new regional economic development group

by Associated Press Published: October 12,2012

Tags: alliance, association, city, county, economic development, municipality, organization, regionalism

OKOLONA — The town of Okolona will join with a regional alliance to work to attract jobs to Chickasaw, Union and Pontotoc counties. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the group will recruit new industry and assist existing businesses with growth and economic development grants. The town of Houston also has joined the alliance. The […] [...]

Southwest Power Pool continues to woo Entergy Corp.

by Associated Press Published: August 17,2012

Tags: distribution, electricity, energy, organization, power, regional, transmission, utility

NEW ORLEANS — If regulators don’t approve Entergy Corp.’s bid to join regional power group MISO, another regional transmission organization is waiting with open arms. Southwest Power Pool, based in Little Rock, Ark., continues to press Entergy to join it instead. The Arkansas Public Service Commission, which says it won’t approve Entergy joining MISO unless […] [...]

Assessing is the first step in leadership

by Phil Hardwick Published: January 8,2012

Tags: leadership, MBJ column, nonprofit organizations, organization, Phil Hardwick

A new leader’s first task is to assess the organization and determine what needs to be done. It is often referred to as surveying the environment. Some organizations need the new leader to take the organization to the next level; some organizations need to be shut down. Although these ideas presented here are primarily directed […] [...]

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