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Hago Automotive adding 60 jobs to Iuka facility

IUKA – Germany-based automotive supplier Hago Automotive is doubling its footprint to accommodate a new contract with BMW and adding 60 jobs over the next four years. The company, which opened the plant in 2016, is investing $4 million in new equipment. Construction will begin this summer and is expected to be completed by spring 2019. “This expansion illustrates to ...

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NMMC-Iuka Receives 2017 QUEST Award for High-value Healthcare from Premier Inc.

North Mississippi Medical Center-Iuka has been recognized with the 2017 QUEST Award for High-value Healthcare from Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company, for providing outstanding patient care. Only six hospitals received the award for achieving top performance in all six of the areas measured in Premier’s nationally-acclaimed QUEST collaborative, including cost and efficiency, evidence-based care, mortality, safety, patient and ...

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May 12 election set to fill north Mississippi US House seat

JACKSON — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has set a May 12 special election to fill a vacancy in the U.S. House. The seat for the 1st Congressional District in north Mississippi has been open since the Feb. 6 death of Republican Rep. Alan Nunnelee. Candidates have a March 27 deadline to qualify for the race, and they will run without ...

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After successful vote, Aldridge wants additional liquor tax

IUKA — An Iuka man, who successfully petitioned to get an election on the sale of beer and alcoholic beverages in Tishomingo County, now wants an additional tax on liquor with the proceeds going to youth programs. Charles “Tubby” Aldridge tells the Daily Corinthian he is proposing a 2 percent tax be added to alcohol sales to go toward projects ...

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Ballard writing again

Civil War author, professor and Mississippi State University archivist Michael B. Ballard has turned the page and begun writing another chapter in his own life-retirement. Ballard, whose most recent book “The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles” was released in 2011 by University Press of Mississippi, is an MSU doctoral graduate in history, who also earned his bachelor’s ...

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J.P. Coleman State Park among winners of transient boat grants

Owners of large boats will soon have more choices for docking their boats for stays of 10 days or less in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Louisiana. Recreational parks in the three states are among the dozen winners of the U.S. Department of Interior’s “BIG Grant” competition for more than $7.5 million in grants. The Interior Department awarded the grants to ...

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ATK a key player in Delta II satellite launch

IUKA — Alliant Techsystems (ATK) played a key role in the successful launch of a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket for NASA from Space Launch Complex 17B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., carrying the Missile Defense Agency’s Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) Demonstrators Program satellite. Nine ATK GEM-40 solid propulsion strap-on boosters provided augmented thrust for ...

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