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BOOK BIZ — Read this Mississippi native’s impressive debut novel

» Three Rivers  
By Tiffany Quay Tyson
Published by Thomas Dunne Books   
$25.99 hardback

Jackson, Mississippi native Tiffany Quay Tyson’s evocative debut novel, Three Rivers, explores the meaning and the pull of family, place, and expectations. Tyson creates three parallel but ultimately interconnected stories filled with characters that readers will ultimately both relate to and root for. The book opens with Melody Mahaffey receiving a letter from her mother, calling her home to the ...

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Three Rivers’ Kelley named top 50 developer

PONTOTOC – Three Rivers Planning and Development District Executive Director Vernon R. “Randy” Kelley III has been named one of North America’s top 50 economic developers for 2015. Kelley was named to the list by Consultant Connect, a Kalamazoo, Michigan-based consulting agency that links economic developers and site consultants. The economic developers selected were nominated by their colleagues in both ...

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World’s first trash-to-fuel plant

Pontotoc could become home to the world’s first fully operational, commercial-scale plant to create ethanol from garbage. Montreal-based Enerkem plans to break ground “later this year” on Enerkem Mississippi Biofuels, which should begin producing 10 million gallons of biofuel annually by 2013. The company is building a similar project in Alberta, Canada, that is scheduled to be operational prior to ...

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Program to use landfill gas for electricity underway

Source: Three Rivers Planning and Development District PONTOTOC — Methane gas from a local landfill will be generating electricity for the Tennessee Valley a year from now, according to a plan launched by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Pontotoc Electric Power Association and the Three Rivers Solid Waste Management Authority. Under the pilot program, landfill gas from the Three Rivers ...

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