Archive | May 15th, 2012

Ingalls awarded $133.7 million for Amphibious Dock LPD 27

May 15, 2012

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PASCAGOULA — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $133.7 million, cost-plus-fixed-fee advance procurement contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide long lead time materials for LPD 27, the 11th amphibious transport dock of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class. The funds awarded to Ingalls will be […]

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Barksdale comments on Christensen appointment

May 15, 2012

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Upon announcing the appointment of Brent Christensen to the directorship of the Mississippi Development Authority, Gov. Phil Bryant recalled joking about the salary with current interim chief Jim Barksdale. “I told (Barksdale) I would double what Leland Speed was making,” Bryant said. “Leland was making a dollar a year.” The governor has an eye for […]

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MSU sustainability leader Jeremiah Dumas receives TVA ‘pioneer’ honor

May 15, 2012

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STARKVILLE — Mississippi State’s work to achieve a “greener” campus, as well as efforts of the university’s sustainability coordinator, are being recognized by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Jeremiah Dumas recently was named a “Campus Sustainability Pioneer” by TVA and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy as part of the Green Power Switch Leadership Awards recognition […]

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Livingston Farmers Market launches its second season on May 17

May 15, 2012

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Livingston Farmers Market will commence for its second summer season at 4 p.m. on Thursday at the Town of Livingston location at the corner of Highways 463 and 22 and every Thursday after that through Oct. 4. This Thursday, Mississippi artist Ellen Langford will be at the market with her palette of paints, an easel […]

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Tulane offering discount business workshops

May 15, 2012

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The Madison County campus of Tulane University is offering Friday business-related workshops for the month of June. The workshops will be  from 10:30am until 1:30pm.   June 1- Social Media Marketing June 8- Stress Management June 15- Web Page Design June 22- Introductory Photo Shop June 29-Emergency Management in the Workplace There is a $10 […]

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