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Military officials to show off new training facility

FORREST COUNTY — Camp Shelby is scheduled to unveil Thursday new high-tech trainings areas for urban combat maneuvers and operations. The $10.5-million Combined Arms Collective Training Facility features 35 buildings on 14 acres equipped with 193 cameras, 30 Human Urban Terrain targets, 15 Stationary Infantry Targets and On-Screen “After-Action Review” capabilities. The fully automated Live-Fire Shoot House is a $3 ...

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Steel-making plant officially opens in Tenn-Tom port

IUKA — Dennen Steel Corp. has opened its new manufacturing facility in the northeastern corner of Mississippi. Gov. Phil Bryant was among those attending a ceremony yesterday at the 50,000-square-foot plant at Yellow Creek Port in Iuka. Workers will turn slit steel coils into precision stampings, fabricated metal parts and assemblies. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based company is investing about $7.4 ...

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Peavey opens Hollywood showroom on Sunset Boulevard

MERIDIAN — Peavey Electronics recently celebrated the grand opening of the Peavey Hollywood showroom on Sunset Boulevard at the heart of Guitar Row. The weeklong event featured appearances from company founder Hartley Peavey as well as musicians, celebrities and live performances. Musicians and music fans packed into the new showroom — lined with the amplifiers, guitars and sound reinforcement gear ...

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Ohr's descendants on hand for opening at museum

Biloxi — Two descendants of George Ohr attended the opening of the fifth building completed since Hurricane Katrina devastated the museum dedicated to the man once called “the mad potter of Biloxi.” “My mother was George Ohr’s granddaughter. I like to come to anything that showcases George,” Phyllis Allen of Jackson told The Mississippi Press. She and her cousin Dottie ...

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MSU to hold grand opening of business incubator

STARKKVILLE — Mississippi State University will hold the grand opening of the newest building in the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park Monday beginning at 2 p.m. Funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Mississippi Development Authority, the 20,000-square-foot building is home to a new business incubator, as ...

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Officials celebrate opening of new Highland facility

PICAYUNE — After years of planning and construction, the new Highland Community Hospital is complete. The new three-story facility holds 60 inpatient beds and an expanded Emergency Room that is nearly double the size of the original Highland facility’s ER. The new emergency care department’s layout is designed to minimize the patient’s time from door to doctor, including three minor ...

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GreenTech to unveil MyCar electric vehicle today

HORN LAKE — An electric car maker plans another coming-out party today in north Mississippi. GreenTech Automotive says it will unveil its MyCar electric vehicle line in Horn Lake. Some auto industry analysts have questioned whether the company will succeed. MyCar is a two-seat neighborhood electric vehicle, a cross between a golf cart and conventional car, with a 115-mile range. ...

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Transportation museum to open in old depot this week

VICKSBURG — Vicksburg’s long-awaited transportation museum will open Friday in the former depot of the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad. Lamar Roberts, the museum director, tells the Vicksburg Post Friday’s “soft opening” is in advance of the scheduled grand opening July 15. Roberts says admission fees will be reduced during the first month since some of the museum’s exhibits and ...

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St. Dominic's new behavioral health facility now open

JACKSON — The first phase of St. Dominic’s new Behavioral Health Services building housing the acute care psychiatric hospital is now complete and open for patients. Instead of renovating the existing Behavioral Health Services building, which was in need of substantial repairs, St. Dominic’s partially razed the building and reconstructed it in the same location. While part of the facility ...

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Grand opening of Insight Park set for next week

OXFORD — University of Mississippi officials are set to celebrate the grand opening of Insight Park, a world-class research park, at 3 p.m. April 5 on Insight Park Avenue (formerly Hathorn Road). The research park provides a place where technology and research-based companies can work with the university’s research faculty and students to take advantage of opportunities for collaborative research ...

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