Archive | July 9th, 2012

Genesis Energy expanding at Natchez port with oil sands operation

July 9, 2012

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  Genesis Energy says it is expanding the company’s Port of Natchez terminal to handle bitumen, a product mined from Canadian oil sands. The expansion will create 20 new jobs in Adams County, the company said. Steve Nathanson, COO of Genesis Energy, said the expansion will help facilitate the safe and efficient transportation of North […]

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Clinton, Barbour praise GreenTech

July 9, 2012

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Former president Bill Clinton joined former governor Haley Barbour last week in Horn Lake to launch a new automotive plant operated by GreenTech Automotive, a U.S.-based manufacturer of “environmentally friendly, energy-efficient vehicles” including MyCar, a two-seat, all-electric vehicle that produces zero emissions and provides a range of up to 115 miles. “Too many people have […]

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Mississippi named among the ’10 Most Depressing States in the United States’

July 9, 2012

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On its own, where you live isn’t enough to make you depressed. Personal circumstances and genes also play an important role in mental health, so an area that feels like a downer to one person may be home sweet home to another. That said, mental distress is unusually and persistently common in some states, whether […]

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C Spire debuts “landline replacement” service

July 9, 2012

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C Spire Wireless launched a new service last week that provides high-quality home phone service using the company’s network rather than a traditional landline or broadband connection. Home Phone Connect will offer unlimited local and long-distance calling through the C Spire network for $20 a month with a two-year contract. “There’s no reason for consumers […]

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Saks Fifth Avenue coming to Pearl

July 9, 2012

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The upcoming Outlets of Bloomfield shopping center will be anchored by a new 20,000 square-foot Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH store, according to a press release from the development handling the transaction. Jackson real estate firm Spectrum Capital is calling the 166-acre retail and entertainment space the “largest outlet shopping destination in Mississippi.” Already the […]

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SBA to hold loan & credit workshop

July 9, 2012

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Small business owners interested in learning more about credit and business lending can attend an upcoming workshop hosted by Money Management International and the Mississippi office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. The seminar will be held July 19 at the SBA District office on the 10th floor of the Regions Plaza on Capitol Street […]

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