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Business community has questions about proposed highway tax

JACKSON — Business groups still aren’t ready to raise Mississippi’s taxes to repair and build highways and bridges. In August, Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Willie Simmons, D-Cleveland, proposed a $700 million menu of taxes and asked other members of a study committee examining road needs to offer their own alternative revenue and spending plans. Highway officials say the state needs ...

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State trucking association elects Patrick McCabe

  Patrick McCabe, CEO of Evergreen Industries in Liberty, has been elected chairman of the board of directors of the Mississippi Trucking Association. A native of Amite County, McCabe grew up working on a beef cattle and row crop farm. He attended Southwest Mississippi Community College and Southeastern Louisiana University where he played football. After completing his football eligibility, he ...

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Mississippi Trucking Association names new chairman

Patrick McCabe, CEO of Evergreen Industries in Liberty was elected chairman of the board of directors of the Mississippi Trucking Association at the Association’s annual meeting in San Destin, Fla. McCabe is a native of Amite County and grew up working on a beef cattle and row crop farm. He earned a BS in forest resources from Mississippi State University and ...

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Smith named state’s best driver

John Smith Jr. of Mooreville was named the best professional truck driver in Mississippi after winning the tank truck competition and receiving the highest overall score in the nine competing categories at the 2009 Mississippi Truck Driving Championships. The annual event is sponsored by the Mississippi Trucking Association. Smith, who drives for FedEx Ground, now qualifies to compete in the ...

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Smith named state's best driver

John Smith Jr. of Mooreville was named the best professional truck driver in Mississippi after winning the tank truck competition and receiving the highest overall score in the nine competing categories at the 2009 Mississippi Truck Driving Championships. The annual event is sponsored by the Mississippi Trucking Association. Smith, who drives for FedEx Ground, now qualifies to compete in the ...

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