Posts Tagged ‘Twin Creeks’

Bryant doesn’t intend to repeat Barbour’s Twin Creeks error

We are glad to see Gov. Phil Bryant take the stand he has. In a 2011 MBJ editorial, we stated that solar energy may be the wave of the future, but Mississippi should be careful where it comes to being an investor in new companies promising the moon — er, sun. At the time, Evergreen […] [...]

OUR VIEW: Bryant doesn’t intend to repeat Barbour’s Twin Creeks error

by MBJ Staff Published: December 7,2012

Tags: Haley Barbour, Phil Bryant, solar power, Twin Creeks

We are glad to see Gov. Phil Bryant take the stand he has. In a 2011 MBJ editorial, we stated that solar energy may be the wave of the future, but Mississippi should be careful where it comes to being an investor in new companies promising the moon — er, sun. At the time, Evergreen […] [...]

Read December 7 issue of MBJ

by MBJ Staff Published: December 7,2012

Tags: architects & engineers, BancorpSouth, Greenville, Iron Horse Grill, Twin Creeks

>> BANKING New BancorpSouth CEO has big plans for Tupelo-based bank— by Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> DINING Landmark Iron Horse Grill returns to Jackson by Ted Carter >>ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Downtown Greenville lands on National Register of Historic Places— by Clay Chandler >> ENERGY What did Twin Creeks vetting process miss? — […] [...]

Will Mississippi’s Twin Creeks go the way of Solyndra?

by Amy McCullough Published: November 13,2011

Tags: green, Haley Barbour, President Obama, Solyndra, Twin Creeks

>> OBAMA AND BARBOUR HAVE BET ON GREEN ENERGY WINNERS AND LOSERS. Since its declaration of bankruptcy and subsequent FBI raid in early September, solar manufacturing company Solyndra has stayed in the national news, and President Obama has come under fire from Republicans with allegations of crony capitalism. This month the White House refused to […] [...]

MBJ Editorial: Mississippi Delta worse off after eight years of Gov. Barbour

The Mississippi Delta continues to flounder as unemployment figures average around 18 percent for the 12 counties between Vicksburg and Memphis. Yet, there have been many jobs announcements in the years of the Barbour administration, but very few have had anything to do with the Mississippi Delta. In this latest barrage of economic development announcements, […] [...]

MBJ Editorial: Barbour’s horse needs a trip to vet before he bets our money

Solar energy may be the wave of the future, but Mississippi should be careful where it comes to being an investor in new companies promising the moon — er, sun. Evergreen Solar in Massachusetts went bankrupt last month, leaving that state hanging after an investment of more than $40 million of taxpayer dollars in the […] [...]

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