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New Mississippi law lets electric co-ops offer internet

Mississippi’s 25 electric cooperatives now have legal authority to offer high-speed internet service. Gov. Phil Bryant on Wednesday signed House Bill 366 , and it became law immediately. Cooperatives provide electricity to nearly 800,000 Mississippi customers. The law allows the co-ops to enter the internet business. Officials with Electric Cooperatives of Mississippi, a statewide trade association, say 20 of 25 ...

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Southern Pine issuing $2.5M in capital credits to members

TAYLORSVILLE — Southern Pine Electric Power Association will return to its members $2.5 million in capital credits for the 2012 fiscal year. Southern Pine general manager Donald L. Jordan says members who are owed $50 or more will begin receiving checks in December. Those owed less than $50 will receive a credit to their account. The allocation is based on ...

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