Archive | September 13th, 2011

North Mississippi’s Sherman gains Toyota logistics provider, 100 jobs

September 13, 2011

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The tiny community of Sherman, Miss., Pontotoc County has landed a large supply chain operator that will provide warehousing and storage services to Toyota and its supply base, as well as a full-service truck maintenance operation. The community of fewer than 650 residents will gain 100 new jobs over the three years from a KC […]

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Barbour joins ‘super PAC’ for 2012 campaigns

September 13, 2011

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As reported by several media outlets, Gov. Haley Barbour announced plans to join a conservative “super PAC” of groups co-founded by former Bush advisor Karl Rove and former RNC chairman Ed Gillespie to help raise $240 million for the 2012 election cycle. The PAC comprises American Crossroads and its nonprofit affiliate Crossroads GPS, which reportedly […]

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County spending data now online at SeetheSpending.org

September 13, 2011

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Policy group puts data online for citizens; may sue Hinds County JACKSON – Mississippians can now see the details of spending decisions made by 62 of the state’s 82 counties at SeeTheSpending.org in an easily searchable format. “People are frustrated with the direction of government, and they feel helpless to do anything about it,” said […]

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Agriculture Commissioner Candidates Debate

September 13, 2011

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Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith and Democrat Joel Gill give their civil but candid pitches for the post of Mississippi agriculture commissioner.

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