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Read May 24 issue of MBJ

>>COVEY OF CONCERN Officials hoping quail numbers will rebound – by Wally Northway Also in this week’s paper: >>MEMORIAL DAY Gulf Coast group honors state’s surviving World War II veterans- by Stephen McDill >>ENERGY Mississippi Power finds new leadership, regulators probe executive’s document witholding- by Clay Chandler >>DELTA COUNCIL Stabenow, Cochran brace for Senate vote on Farm Bill- by Ted Carter >> OUR VIEW USM right to call off ...

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PSC’s Mississippi Power probe continues as regulators mull next move

An abrupt leadership change at Mississippi Power Co. spurred by the former president’s stonewalling the Mississippi Public Service Commission has regulators plotting their next steps. Southern Co.’s board of directors voted Monday to name G. Edison “Ed” Holland the utility’s new president. Holland replaces Ed Day, who was named president in 2010. Day has spent a total of 30 years ...

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MBJ EDITORIAL: Rate increase of 11.35 percent just the beginning in regard to Kemper

It was only a matter of time before Mississippi Power Company started raising the rates on its customers to pay for the $2.88 billion Kemper County coal plant. So, last week MPC filed documents with state regulators — the Public Service Commission — for a requested rate increase of 11.35 percent. The Commission has the ability to deny MPC’s request. ...

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Supreme court will hear Kemper Coal Plant arguments

The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear arguments from the Sierra Club challenging the state Public Service Commission’s approval of the project in Kemper County by Mississippi Power Co. Mississippi Power has started construction of the $2.4 billion coal plant. Oral arguments are scheduled for Dec. 14. The suit was filed and heard in Harrison County Chancery Court. Judge Jim Persons ...

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Main Street Mississippi begins campaign to fund 5-year effort

Main Street Mississippi last week launched a fundraising effort to support a five-year plan to enhance Main Street projects and programs around the state. Main Street is counting on businesses to step up as main contributors to the effort to raise $1.8 million over the next years. With that money, Main Street Mississippi plans to make allocations of $360,000 a ...

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Nature Conservancy names trustees

The Mississippi Chapter of The Nature Conservancy is pleased to announce its newly elected members of the Board of Trustees. They are: Steve Butler, Brandon; Eric Clark, Jackson; Ed Day, Gulfport; Doug Montague, Hattiesburg; and, Chat Phillips, Yazoo City. These individuals join other business, education and agency leaders in guiding the work of the Conservancy around the state.

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