Posts Tagged ‘recovery’

Foresters expecting another year of healthy recovery

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Evidence of a healthy national economy may be found in the strength of the timber industry. Forestry is a billion-dollar industry in Mississippi and the state’s second-largest agricultural commodity. A depressed national economy in recent years had negative impacts on housing construction and furniture manufacturing, which hurt the forestry sector, but industry […] [...]

Beauvoir finally rid of Hurricane Katrina’s destruction

by Associated Press Published: March 6,2013

Tags: construction, culture, destruction, Heritage, history, hurricane, natural disaster, recovery, renovation, tourism, tourist, visitor

BILOXI — Visitors arriving today at Beauvoir, the last home of the president of the Confederacy, will be greeted inside the new Jefferson Davis Presidential Library. For nearly eight years, the first building guests at Beauvoir have seen coming through the gates is a FEMA trailer, a reminder of Hurricane Katrina. “We have been working […] [...]

Entergy: Isaac’s costs run $400M-$500M

NEW ORLEANS — Entergy Corporation has released an update on preliminary financial effects, liquidity resources and recovery initiatives after Hurricane Isaac. Total restoration costs for the repair and/or replacement of the electrical facilities in areas with damage from Isaac are estimated to be in the range of $400 million-$500 million. Each utility company is responsible […] [...]

More disaster assistance centers open for Isaac victims

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — The U.S. Small Business Administration has opened two more Business Recovery Centers, bringing the number of centers to three. These temporary centers are designated to provide one-on-one help to business owners seeking disaster assistance for losses caused by Hurricane Isaac. The centers are: • Hancock County — Hancock Chamber of Commerce, […] [...]

Fire destroys cabinet shop; owner says business will reopen

by Associated Press Published: February 1,2012

Tags: accident, blaze, destroyed, disaster, Family Business, fire, investigation, recovery, small business

D’IBERVILLE — The owner of a D’Iberville cabinet shop that was destroyed by fire says the family business will be operating again soon. Bobby Grimes Jr., made the vow yesterday after the fire destroyed the Grimes Cabinets & Tops building. The Grimes family already has a building ready to house the business. They built it […] [...]

A thoughtful pause

by Lynn Lofton Published: August 22,2010

Tags: Aug. 29 2005, Bay St. Louis, fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, recovery

Coast cities reflect and recover with multiple projects Many residents and officials will pause to observe Sunday’s fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Among them will be mayors of the Coast’s 11 municipalities who can measure the progress of recovery by looking back at the tremendous tasks after Aug. 29, 2005. Pascagoula Mayor Robert Maxwell says […] [...]

Dow closes above 10,000 for first time in a year

by Clay Chandler Published: October 14,2009

Tags: dow jones, economy, Mississippi, recession, recovery

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 10,000 today for the first time in a year in what some analysts are saying could be a good sign the overall market is recovering from the nearly two-year-old recession. “This rally is real,” said Clark Smith, a partner at Woodridge Capital in Jackson. “There’s no doubt it’s […] [...]

Burlington Northern Santa Fe to expand

by Staff Writer Published: August 21,2009

Tags: economy, railroad, rebound, recovery, reform

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) will complete a $200 million intermodal expansion later this year, and it is expected to have a positive economic impact on the Memphis-area industrial market.  The expanded operations, which include additional railroad tracks and electric cranes for stacking containers, could begin as early as October 1. The expansion could impact […] [...]

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