Posts Tagged ‘record’

Following ruling, Entergy to hand over records to county

CANTON — Entergy Mississippi will provide comply with a court order to give Madison County customer information on 20,000 local residents. On Feb. 20, the Mississippi Supreme Court upheld a decision by the Madison County judge denying Entergy’s motion to quash a grand jury subpoena seeking information on approximately 20,000 customers in Madison and Canton […] [...]

Nissan sets another sales record despite winter weather

CANTON — Nissan Group saw total U.S. sales for February 2014 of 115,360 units, an increase of 15.8 percent compared to last year. Highlights of Mississippi-built products are: • Sales of the Frontier pickup rose 112 percent to 5,791 units • Altima sales totaled 30,849 units in February, an increase of 11 percent • Sales […] [...]

Nissan set new U.S. sales record in 2013

by MBJ Staff Published: January 7,2014

Tags: Altima, automobile, Fred Diaz, JUKE, LEASF, manufacture, manufacturing, Nissan, NV, Pathfinder, record, Rogue, sales, vehicle, Versa

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nissan reports total U.S. sales for December 2013 of 109,758 units, an increase of 10.5 percent compared to last year. In 2013, Nissan sold 1,248,420 vehicles in the U.S., an increase of 9.4 percent over 2012 and the best annual sales total in Nissan’s history. Nissan Division set annual records in 2013 […] [...]

Largest gator record broken for third time in two weeks

MISSISSIPPI RIVER — Mississippi’s record for the heaviest alligator has fallen again with the catch of a 741.5-pounder in the backwater of the Mississippi River near Port Gibson on Sunday morning. The Clarion-Ledger reports it also tied the record for longest alligator at 13-feet, 6.5-inches. Jimmy Greer of Canton, Dalco Turner of Gluckstadt, and Jennifer […] [...]

Delta mayor sets new record with 10th term in office

ANGUILLA — When Anguilla Mayor Merlin Richardson takes his oath of office July 1, it will be the 10th time and he will be expanding a record no other mayor in Mississippi can touch. Richardson, 81, is the longest continuously serving mayor in the state with 36 years in office, according to the Mississippi Municipal […] [...]

Officials to break ground tomorrow for Grammy Museum

CLEVELAND — The Grammy Museum Mississippi will showcase the state’s role in developing blues, country and genres that shaped American music. Officials are breaking ground tomorrow for the museum. It will be at the south end of the Delta State University golf course, off of Mississippi Highway 8 in Cleveland. The museum is scheduled to […] [...]

Hospital sets transplant record; looking to break it

by MBJ Staff Published: February 12,2013

Tags: health, health care, higher education, hospital, medical, medicine, organ transplant, public university, record

JACKSON – Teams at the University of Mississippi Medical Center transplanted a record 103 kidneys last year, a figure they could surpass in 2013 even while preparing to restart liver transplantations following a 22-year hiatus. “This record stands as a benchmark as we work toward becoming a complete abdominal-organ transplant center,” said Dr. James Keeton, […] [...]

The First reports best earnings year in history

HATTIESBURG — The First Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FBMS) reports net income of $4,048,000 for the year ended Dec. 31, 2012, which exceeds the previous high of $3,823,000 set in 2007. Net income available to common shareholders increased to $3,624,000, or $1.16 per diluted share, a 43.3 percent increase from the $2,529,000, or $.82 per diluted share […] [...]

Transportation system set new rider record in 2012

by Associated Press Published: January 22,2013

Tags: bus, public transportation, record, ride, rider, shuttle, tourism, tourist, transit, travel, vacation, visitor

GULFPORT — Coast Transit Authority set a record in 2011 by providing one million rides and topped it again in 2012. Executive director Kevin Coggin tells The Sun Herald last year the authority logged 1.09 million rides. Coggin says CTA has funding to build a new transportation hub in D’Iberville and wants to partner with […] [...]

Bryant presents $1M check for Delta music museum

by MBJ Staff Published: January 4,2013

Tags: award, check, college, entertainment, higher education, history, Museum, music, musician, record, recording, university

CLEVELAND — Gov. Phil Bryant visited the Delta State University campus yesterday to present a $1-million check to the Cleveland Music Foundation as the first installment for the establishment of GRAMMY Museum Mississippi in Cleveland. GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is planned to be a more than 20,000-square-foot facility dedicated to exploring the past, present and future […] [...]

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