Archive | November 28th, 2012

Gulfport eager to see the sun also rise on new Hemingway Resort and Casino

November 28, 2012

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Developers of the Hemingway Resort and Casino say the bell has tolled to signal the start of construction for the $120 million gambling palace adjacent to Jones Park and the Gulfport Small Craft Harbor. A spokesman says construction plans are far enough along, the company will likely start pushing dirt in December, reports TV station […]

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CARTER: College Board forecast session diverted from productive discussions

November 28, 2012

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  File Tuesday’s College Board economic forecasting conference under “Missed Opportunities.” Here was an opportunity for a seriously detailed discussion on what steps Mississippi can take to avoid a bleak forecast that jobs growth in many of the state’s business sector won’t return to pre-2007 levels until 2020 at the earliest. Instead, a filibuster on […]

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Stennis fires up J2X Powerpack

November 28, 2012

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Stennis Space Center in Bay St. Louis sent out a picture this morning from yesterday’s hot fire test of the J-2X power pack assembly. Engineers had moved the assembly in September to install instrumentation to its fuel turbopump. According to an agency release, the four-minute test helped measure the turbine structural strain when the turbopump […]

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