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Read November 16 issue of the MBJ

HEALTHCARE Bryant’s support, $10M grant give new life to medical school plans— by Ted Carter RETAIL ‘Whole Foods Effect’ likely to hit Highland Village— by Clay Chandler BANKING Strong reaction from community banks cited for Basel III delay— by Ted Carter ENERGY PSC to ask utilities to extend small business incentives— by Clay Chandler  HALEY BARBOUR Setting the record […] [...]

Mississippi Power appeals rate hike denial

A few hours after a second overrun for its Kemper County coal plant was revealed, Mississippi Power Co. said last week it was appealing the Public Service Commission’s denial of a rate increase the company had requested to help pay for the facility. The company appealed the PSC’s order to the Mississippi Supreme Court. On […] [...]

Kemper deadline met, PSC mull proposed orders

Last Monday was the deadline for parties to submit proposed final orders related to Mississippi Power Company’s lignite coal-fired generation plant in Kemper County. Joining longtime adversaries MPC and the Mississippi chapter of the Sierra Club was Florida-based Entegra Power Group, which markets electric power from natural gas-fueled plants to wholesale customers. In their submissions, […] [...]

Utilities rated tops by Site Selection

by Published: September 4,2009

Tags: economic development, public utility

Site Selection magazine has named the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Entergy Corporation two of the Top Utilities of 2008. And, it gave Mississippi Power an honorable mention. This was the fourth consecutive year in which TVA has earned the Top Utilities honor. In 2008, TVA and distributors of TVA power, working with state and […] [...]

Entergy gives $300K to education program

by Published: September 4,2009

Tags: education, philanthropy, public utility

JACKSON — Entergy Mississippi Inc. has awarded a $300,000 grant to Mississippi Building Blocks. The early childhood education program aims to improve the quality of pre-kindergarten and build a stronger future work force. A $100,000 gift, given Sept. 3, is the first of three installments to be invested in the program over three years. Mississippi […] [...]

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