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Weyerhaeuser investing $57M to modernize lumber mill

PHILADELPHIA — Weyerhaeuser Co. is investing $57 million to modernize over the next three years at its softwood lumber mill in Philadelphia. Weyerhaeuser said the work will be done in phases. Plans are to install two continuous direct-fired kilns and a new planer mill. In the last year we’ve seen somewhat of an uptick in the housing market and with ...

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Lazy Magnolia recycles grains back to the farm

What do you do with tons of used grain every week? Lazy Magnolia Brewing Co. owners Leslie and Mark Henderson decided to give theirs to area livestock farmers for feed rather than have it go to a landfill. The brewery uses about 100,000 pounds of grains a month in its beer making. It’s a natural “green” progression, said spokesman Tobie ...

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Q&A: Stevie Haas, Owner, The Broke Spoke

Down home success story Broke Spoke known nationwide for big-time fun Stevie Haas, owner of The Broke Spoke, a bar housed in a well-decorated shack in Brett Favre’s hometown of Kiln. Haas grew up in “The Kill” and never imagined he would run a bar, much less one that would become a nationwide tourist attraction. The Spoke has been written ...

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Emergency Operations Center gets funding

KILN — Plans to construct a new Emergency Operations Center to serve Hancock County can now move forward with the support of a $1.5-million federal grant, announced Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.). The grant award has been given final approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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Coast Electric breaks ground

KILN — Coast Electric Power Association has broken ground on the electric cooperative’s headquarters facility in Kiln. The new facility on Highway 603 will allow Coast Electric members to conduct business with the cooperative in a more efficient and convenient manner than the current trailer facilities are able to provide. In 2006, the Coast Electric sold its headquarters complex to ...

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