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Ayrshire Electronics adding new jobs in Corinth

CORINTH — Ayrshire Electronics, a full-service, privately held electronics manufacturing firm, is expanding operations at its Corinth facility. The expansion, Ayrshire’s second in four years in Mississippi, adds 15 new jobs at the company’s Alcorn County plant earlier this summer. The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) provided assistance in support of the project for the rehabilitation of an existing HVAC unit. ...

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Wicks'n'More candle factory goes up in flames

MOOREVILLE — A candle factory in Northeast Mississippi has been destroyed by fire. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the Wicks’n’More factory in Mooreville burned yesterday morning. Mooreville firefighters, along with help from other volunteer departments, fought the blaze from around 2 a.m. until 9 a.m. yesterday. Mooreville Fire Chief Ron White says the building was half burned when they ...

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Ingalls awarded contract; delivers ship to Navy

PASCAGOULA — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding Division has been awarded an $83.3 million cost-plus-award-fee contract from the U.S. Navy for continued life-cycle engineering, modernization and support services on the U.S. Navy’s fleet of USS Ticonderoga-class (CG 47) Aegis guided missile cruisers. The contract is the first of five options, which if exercised would place the total value of the ...

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OSHA fines Omega for violations found after worker's death

MOSS POINT — A federal safety agency has proposed fines of $79,200 for Omega Protein Inc. for 25 safety and health violations found after the death of a worker who got caught in a rotating screw conveyor. The Sun Herald reports the Occupational Safety and Health Administration released its findings yesterday from an inspection in April after 24-year-old Christopher Hebert ...

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Bayou Innovations chooses Ten Mile Industrial Park

STONE COUNTY — Bayou Innovations, LLC has chosen Ten Mile Industrial Park, owned and managed by the Stone County Economic Development Partnership (EDP), as the location of its new facility. Bayou Innovations purchased a five-acre parcel in the park, located south of Perkinston. William Purvis, Bayou Innovations’ managing director, said the “pro-business attitude” of Stone County was one of the ...

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Ingalls begins work on 29th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer

PASCAGOULA — Huntington Ingalls Industries has started fabrication on the U.S. Navy’s next Aegis guided missile destroyer, John Finn (DDG 113). The ship will be built at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division and will be the 29th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built at Ingalls. Bob Merchent, Ingalls’ vice president, surface combatants and U.S. Coast Guard programs, said, “We have delivered 28 ...

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Art Horizons closes; owes county, city and planning district

BATESVILLE — A Batesville company that made framed pictures has closed as government entities and a bank fight over the bankrupt firm’s assets. James Curcio, executive director of the North Delta Planning and Development District, says Art Horizons Inc. closed in late August. According to a filing with the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, Art Horizons had 70 employees when ...

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