Archive | September 24th, 2013

REILY: C Spire’s fast fiber has the nation chasing behind Mississippi

September 24, 2013

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While there are still many questions to be answered regarding this week’s announcement from C Spire that it is going to offer home internet service about 100 times faster than the industry norm, the fact is the Ridgeland-based company keeps pushing the envelope in regard to business and technology. For that, Mississippians should be proud. […]

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Former Union County coroner gets 4 years on bogus death investigation claims

September 24, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi — Mark Golding knows where the bodies are buried but is going to jail anyway. Golding, former Union County coroner, received a 4-year prison sentence Monday after pleading guilty to two counts of fraud by a public official. State Auditor Stacey Pickering said an investigation of Golding found he submitted false claims totaling […]

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German automotive component-maker breaks ground in Delta

September 24, 2013

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A German automotive components company has broken ground in the Delta for a new plant. Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Feuer Powertrain GmbH held an announcement and groundbreaking ceremony today in Tunica at the future site of the company’s first U.S. manufacturing operations. The project represents a $140-million corporate investment and will create 300 new […]

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C Spire Wireless to offer iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c beginning Oct. 1

September 24, 2013

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Apple’s latest smartphones will be available in all of carrier’s retail stores and online at www.cspire.com RIDGELAND — C Spire Wireless today announced that it will offer iPhone 5s, the most forward-thinking smartphone in the world, and iPhone 5c, the most colorful iPhone yet, to customers beginning on Oct. 1.

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Family blues — fight continues over Johnson’s estate

September 24, 2013

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Legendary blues musician Robert Johnson’s life was all too short; unfortunately, the in-family fight over his estate continues with all eyes now on the Mississippi Supreme Court. The state’s highest court heard arguments yesterday in a dispute over two photos of Johnson, who died in 1938 at the age of 28. When the justices might […]

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