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Entergy assess cost of Christmas Day ice storm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Entergy Arkansas has compiled preliminary damage estimates following the Christmas Day ice storm that gripped Central Arkansas and left more than 194,000 customers without power and caused extensive damage due to ice, snow and high wind. Total restoration costs for the repair and/or replacement of Entergy Arkansas’ electrical facilities in areas […] [...]

State, Entergy sending more assistance to Sandy’s victims

NORTHEASTERN U.S. — The State of Mississippi is sending more aid to areas in the path of Hurricane Sandy, and a utility is sending more personnel to assist in restoring power. Three swift water rescue teams made up of task force members from all over the state are deploying to Maryland to assist with rescue […] [...]

House passes bill to enforce federal floodplains codes

JACKSON — The Mississippi House has approved a bill to allow local governments to enforce federal floodplains codes at hunting and fishing camps and remain in the National Flood Insurance Program. The bill would remove the hunting- and-fishing-camp exemption from floodplains regulations. The bill was held for the possibility of more House debate. Similar bills […] [...]

Three attorneys join Butler Snow

Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC, announced that Michael J. Bradshaw Jr., Elizabeth (Liz) Moccaldi and Wes Scott have joined the firm. Bradshaw has joined Butler Snow’s Public Finance and Incentives Group, and will focus his practice in the areas of public finance, economic development incentives, municipal bonds, tax credits and commercial transactions. He […] [...]

Spring could bring big floods

All areas of the state in jeopardy The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued its “Flood Potential Outlook,” and it raises concerns for serious flooding in Mississippi this spring. Just a little ill-timed rain – here or to the north – and the state could be facing another serious natural disaster. “The ground is already […] [...]

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