Archive | November 13th, 2012

Ocean Springs software voted “Best of the Year”

November 13, 2012

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SlimCleaner, a software product of Ocean Springs-based SlimWare Utilities was voted “Best of the Year” by PCMag.com, according to a company press release. It’s the second year in a row of recognition of the tool as a successful optimization solution for PC computers. From the release: Released in October 2012, SlimCleaner 4.0 combines the solutions […]

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Entergy Mississippi workers returning home; crews helped restore service following Superstorm Sandy

November 13, 2012

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JACKSON — Entergy Mississippi crews are returning homeafter nearly three weeks spent helping restore utility service to victims of Superstorm Sandy. “We sent about 150 workers, including our company employees and contract workers, to the Northeast,” said Robbin Jeter, Entergy Mississippi director of transmission and distribution. “They were very successful in helping our sister utilities […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Barbour sets record straight on Kemper County Coal Plant

November 13, 2012

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Recently Louie Miller, spokesman for the Sierra Club, criticized the Legislature and me for “costing Kemper County residents millions.” Let me set the record straight. The Sierra Club is fighting the construction of a cutting edge, clean coal electric power generation facility by Mississippi Power in Kemper County. It will be the first commercial scale […]

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Carthage the new home to John W. McDougall Co. fabrication facility

November 13, 2012

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CARTHAGE – John W. McDougall Co., Inc., a Nashville-based industrial metal systems designer and fabricator, has opened a new fabrication facility in Carthage. The 44,000-square-foot building at 151 Industrial Drive, gives the company space for larger project as well as workforce expansion opportunities. The facility, which opened Oct. 17, is believed to be the 75-year-old […]

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St. Dominic’s McDaniel first to use Ocelot Device to help in treatment of peripheral artery disease

November 13, 2012

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St. Dominic Hospital’s cardiovascular surgeon Huey B. McDaniel, MD became the first in the nation to commercially use the Ocelot Device that helps treat peripheral artery disease. The event happened Nov. 8. St. Dominic’s is the only hospital in Mississippi where the Ocelot device is available. Ocelot, a new, sophisticated imaging technology tool designed to […]

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UPDATE: Woman who drove on sidewalk holds ‘idiot’ sign

November 13, 2012

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CLEVELAND  — A woman caught on camera driving on a sidewalk to pass a Cleveland school bus that was unloading children stood in the cold Tuesday at an intersection holding a sign warning people about idiots. A Cleveland Municipal Court judge ordered 32-year-old Shena Hardin to serve the highly public sentence for one hour Tuesday […]

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C Spire CEO added to Top 25 wireless list

November 13, 2012

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The website Fierce Wireless has named C Spire Wireless president and CEO Hu Meena one of the wireless industry’s top 25 most powerful people in the U.S. Its the Clarksdale native’s second year to be named to the wireless trade publication’s list, and his name has moved up four spots to No. 16 on the […]

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