Archive | June 12th, 2012

MDA wins national recognition for jobs creation

June 12, 2012

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Job-creation tallies from such projects as Stion’s solar panel plant in Hattiesburg, Chevron’s new premium base oil refinery facility in Pascagoula and Lockheed Martin’s support center in Clinton have helped the Mississippi Development Authority gain national recognition for the second consecutive year from Area Development magazine. The magazine, an economic development publication covering site selection […]

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Rep. Thompson wants probe of Jackson’s VA medical center, claims patients at risk

June 12, 2012

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U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson called Tuesday for federal authorities to investigate the G.V. Sonny Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Jackson, charging that management of the hospital is in “disarray” and patients are endangered. There are serious problems with the quality of health care provided, the longtime Democratic congressman said. Thompson says he has sent […]

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OSHA seeks $104,000 in fines against GEO’s Meridian prison

June 12, 2012

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited private prison operator The GEO Group Inc. with six safety and health violations, including one willful, for exposing employees to workplace violence and failing to take adequate measures to reduce the risk of violence following a December 2011 inspection stemming from a complaint […]

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Samsung Galaxy’s III coming soon to C Spire

June 12, 2012

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The 4G LTE smartphone design and premium content sharing experience will be combined with C Spire Wireless’ exclusive suite of personalized services   Ridgeland —  C Spire Wireless announced plans today to introduce the Samsung Galaxy S III, optimized for peak performance on the nation’s only personalized 4G LTE network, later this year.  Exact pricing […]

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