Archive | April 25th, 2014

Coming storm? MEMA on high alert

April 25, 2014

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While the weather today could not be more delightful, a potentially destructive storm system is brewing to the west and emergency management officials are facing a potentially long weekend. The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting an outbreak of severe weather beginning Sunday and lasting into Monday and perhaps even Tuesday. The threat is greatest […]

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Coast city launches ‘Pelican Pound’ promotional campaign

April 25, 2014

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A Mississippi Gulf Coast community has unveiled a new effort to keep consumer spending within its city limits. The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau has launched new items to promote the “totally locally” Pelican Pound campaign to help encourage residents and visitors to buy local. The new campaign features pelican artwork by artist […]

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Kemper County power plant hearing postponed

April 25, 2014

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The question of who should foot the bill for a new and controversial power plant is on hold. Upcoming hearings on whether Mississippi Power Co. should be able to get customers to pay for its Kemper County power plant have been postponed. The Mississippi Public Service Commission yesterday delayed prudency hearings from May 19 until […]

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