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Alternative fuel company trying to sell real estate

NATCHEZ — Rentech is asking $8.5 million for the 478 acres in Adams County where it once planned to build an alternative fuels plant to convert coal into liquid. Natchez real estate broker Glenn Green, one of the three listed on the property, tells the Natchez Democrat there has been some offers on the property but declined to discuss them. ...

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Supervisors approve site plan for 'hurricane super shelter'

NATCHEZ — The Adams County hurricane super shelter is on its final step of approval. The Natchez Democrat reports the Natchez Planning Commission has approved the site plan for the $3.25-million FEMA 361 shelter that will be located near the Steckler Multi-purpose Building at Natchez High School. The plans will now be sent for approval from FEMA, which Adams County ...

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Supervisors moving forward on bonds for Powersite

WEST POINT — The board of supervisors has started the process toward issuing up to $10 million in bonds for development of the Prairie Belt Powersite in northern Clay County. The Daily Times Leader reports officials with the Golden Triangle Development LINK had requested that the board be ready to issue bonds when a major industry decides to locate to ...

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Energy companies eyeing sites in Natchez area

NATCHEZ — Adams County hopes to advertise for bids in April for port improvement construction related to a biofuels project. Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc. announced in 2011 its plans to convert the Delta BioFuels plant into a bio-refinery, in which fuels and other chemicals will be produced from organic matter. The company — which makes chemical ingredients for personal care ...

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City taking mental health clinic fight to high court

OCEAN SPRINGS — The city of Ocean Springs is taking a fight over a location for a mental health clinic to the Mississippi Supreme Court. Jackson County Circuit Judge Robert Krebs ruled Dec. 21 that the city erred in denying a use permit to the Psycamore mental health clinic. The Mississippi Press reports the board of aldermen voted to appeal ...

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Commission gives nod to site for proposed Boardwalk Casino

BILOXI — The Mississippi Gaming Commission has given site approval to the proposed Biloxi Boardwalk Casino & Resort. It’s the first in a series of approvals required for the casino proposed by Louisiana businessman Chris Ferrara. Ferrara also owns a fire truck manufacturer in Holden, La. He bought the site after a former Heinz pet food factory closed. He wants ...

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