Archive | February 4th, 2013

Red Tide: ’Bama displaces Mississippi as most ‘conservative’ state

February 4, 2013

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Alabama has taken the crown previously held by Mississippi as the most conservative state in the union, according to a new Gallup poll. Last year the top four were Mississippi, Utah, and Wyoming, with Alabama coming in fourth, Time magazine reports. Overall, Americans in 2012 remained more likely to identify as conservative (38 percent) than […]

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C Spire celebrates 25 years in business

February 4, 2013

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Its been 25 years since New Orleans Saints quarterback Archie Manning picked up the phone and called then Mississippi congressman Trent Lott. That historic call signaled the start of business for a little South Mississippi telephone company called Cellular South. The Ridgeland-based telecom now known as C Spire Wireless is celebrating a quarter-century as the […]

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Entergy issues statement about Superdome outage

February 4, 2013

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Entergy has issued a statement regarding last night’s Super Bowl power outage: “Shortly after the beginning of the second half of the Super Bowl in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, a piece of equipment that is designed to monitor electrical load sensed an abnormality in the system.  Once the issue was detected, the sensing equipment operated as […]

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