Posts Tagged ‘repair’

Bomgar makes Inc.’s first Hire Power Awards

JACKSON — Bomgar is featured in the inaugural ranking of Inc.’s Hire Power Awards, recognizing the private businesses that have generated the most jobs in the past three years. Bomgar is ranked as the number one private business job creator within the state of Mississippi, according to a release from the company. “It’s an honor […] [...]

Section of Natchez Trace reopening after months of repairs

by MBJ Staff Published: November 12,2012

Tags: construction, highway, infrastructure, park, Parkway, repair, road, transportation, travel

MADISON COUNTY — The National Park Service has completed repairs to a damaged section of the Natchez Trace Parkway at milepost 94.9, south of Ridgeland, and will reopen the Parkway to vehicular traffic tomorrow, according to the Mississippi Department of Transportation. This section has been closed to motorized vehicles since March 14 after engineers identified […] [...]

Contractor gets five years in prison for home repair fraud

CARTHAGE — A Carthage man has been sentenced to five years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to home repair fraud, according to the Attorney General’s Office. Alvin Dennis Hall, 47, pleaded guilty to one felony count of home repair fraud. He was sentenced by Judge William E. Chapman […] [...]

FEMA approves $11M in Isaac grants; SBA OKs $1M+ in loans

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $11.1 million in grants across Mississippi for damage from Hurricane Isaac. That includes more than $9.5 million for housing assistance and $1.6 million for other needs such as personal property, damaged vehicles and medical expenses, FEMA spokesman Tim Tyson told The Mississippi Press. In addition […] [...]

River shipping resumes after emergency repairs to lock

by Associated Press Published: September 20,2012

Tags: barge, drought, dry, goods, lock, maritime, port, repair, river, ship, shipping, towboat, traffic, transportation, water, water level

MISSISSIPPI RIVER — Shipping resumed today through one of the Mississippi River’s busiest locks after crews completed emergency repairs that took days and that stranded hundreds of barges destined for points north or south. By the time the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reopened Lock 27 at Granite City, Ill., just north of St. Louis, […] [...]

Insurance Department opens more claims centers

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI — As cleanup from Hurricane Isaac continues, the Mississippi Insurance Department is setting up two additional claims centers to assist residents with their claims. In addition to MID’s Coast Office in Bolton State Office Building in Biloxi, MID will be operating a claims center in Picayune at the National Guard Armory on Highway […] [...]

Storm-tossed Isle reopens after damage repairs

NATCHEZ — The Isle of Capri Casino in Natchez is back in business after being temporarily closed to repair damage from a weekend storm. Isle spokeswoman Jill Alexander says the damage was sustained last Friday night during a severe thunderstorm. The casino reopened Tuesday night. Alexander says the boat was hit with high wind, causing […] [...]

Levee Board proposes tax hike to cover expenses from 2011 flood

by Associated Press Published: July 10,2012

Tags: commission, commissioner, flood, flooding, levee, property, property tax, rain, rate increase, repair, tax, tax rate, taxpayer, Weather

GREENVILLE — The board of the Mississippi Levee Commissioners has proposed a property tax increase to cover expenses from last spring’s flood. Peter Nimrod, chief engineer for the levee board, tells the Delta Democrat Timesthe increase is small. He says the tax on a $50,000 home would increase from $13.20 a year to $14.50 annually. […] [...]

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