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Entergy Mississippi workers returning home; crews helped restore service following Superstorm Sandy

JACKSON — Entergy Mississippi crews are returning homeafter nearly three weeks spent helping restore utility service to victims of Superstorm Sandy. “We sent about 150 workers, including our company employees and contract workers, to the Northeast,” said Robbin Jeter, Entergy Mississippi director of transmission and distribution. “They were very successful in helping our sister utilities in their time of need, ...

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McComb wins Entergy Mississippi makeover

Entergy Mississippi has awarded the city of McComb’s Depot District $100,000 as part of its 2012 Mississippi Makeover grant competition. According to an Entergy press release, McComb must match the grant with at least $25,000 in cash and $25,000 of in-kind support. The money will go towards revitalizing the rail town’s historic district, Ironwood Greenway and McComb Depot. Other projects will: ...

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MBJ-TV for September 10

Please visit msbusiness.com/video for a look at our work from last week. We … >> went behind-the-scenes with Entergy Mississippi in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac, >> learned about West Nile disease, >> discussed the bed & breakfast industry in Mississippi … >> and celebrated our 2012 class of “Best Places to Work.” This week we will publish … >> ...

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PSC to examine formula rate plans for Entergy, MPC

The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted 3-0 last week to begin an examination of the formulas used to calculate return on equity for Mississippi Power Company and for Entergy Mississippi. Return on equity (ROE) is the amount of net income returned as a percentage of shareholders equity. It is used to measure a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit ...

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Entergy welcomes Bennett, Johnson

Russell Bennett and Lawrence Johnson have joined Entergy Mississippi Inc. ‘s governmental affairs department. Bennett will serve as lead governmental affairs executive and Johnson will be manager of regional customer service and governmental affairs. Bennett, a graduate of the University of Mississippi, most recently served as vice president of government relations for the Mississippi Bankers Association. There, he worked closely ...

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Entergy welcomes Bennett, Johnson

Russell Bennett and Lawrence Johnson have joined Entergy Mississippi Inc.’s governmental affairs department. Bennett will serve as lead governmental affairs executive and Johnson will be manager of regional customer service and governmental affairs. Bennett, a graduate of the University of Mississippi, most recently served as vice president of government relations for the Mississippi Bankers Association. There, he worked closely with ...

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MARTIN WILLOUGHBY: Positive style pays off for Entergy's Fisackerly

Organizations face challenges daily. The key is how they respond. The leader’s role is crucial in setting the tone for the organization. Leadership guru Kevin Eikenberry noted, “Remember that whatever energy you bring to your work will be noticed and amplified. Your personal attitude is a huge part of the energy you inject into your team and organization.” A positive ...

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Entergy announces changes

Gary Taylor, group president of utility operations at Entergy Corporation, will be retiring from the company May 31. Taylor will continue to lead utility operations with a transition period to his successor, who will be named at a later date. In addition, Robert (Bob) Sloan, executive vice president and general counsel, announced his decision to retire as general counsel. Replacing ...

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Committee makes nominations

In accordance with the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership by-laws, chairman Paul Moak appointed a nominating committee chaired by Clay Hays. This committee reported their actions to president Duane O’Neill, who in turn is authorized to notify the entire membership of the nominating committee’s report. Candidates to serve a three-year term expiring December 2014 are: Freddie Bagley, Community Bank; David Barrentine, ...

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