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Picayune lands $2.5-million Chevron helicopter facility

PICAYUNE — When it comes to offshore oil development in the Gulf of Mexico, for most people it is a case of “out of sight, out of mind.” Few people on shore realize the impact of the oil industry in the Gulf of Mexico, which produces 97% of all offshore oil and gas produced in the U.S. “You’re not hit ...

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Slowing economy, mill closures, reduces shipping on Tenn-Tom

The slowing economy that has led to closures of pulp and paper plants and steel mills has had a negative impact on use of the Tennessee-Tombigbee (Tenn-Tom) Waterway. “If Alan Greenspan is looking for a barometer on the state of the economy, one of the best indications of commerce is what is moving on waterways,” said Don Waldon, administrator, Tennessee-Tombigbee ...

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