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Bassfield's former mayor, fire chief, 2 other former town workers jailed

JACKSON, Mississippi — The former mayor, ex fire chief and two other former employees of tiny Bassfield – population 254 – landed in jail Friday on embezzlement charges. State Auditor Stacey Pickering said the arrests resulted from an investigation into the conversion of surplus property into personal use. Taken into custody after indictments charging embezzlement and conspiracy to commit embezzlement ...

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Pre-cast concrete supplier Foley begins work on Prentiss plant

Pre-cast concrete supplier Foley Products Company broke ground Monday on a new 28,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Prentiss that will create 40 new jobs The Jefferson Davis County facility represents a $7 million investment by Foley Products. Foley says its move into Mississippi will help the company better serve its customers and allow for future growth. “Mississippi is a key component ...

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