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County taking bids to clear timber off old IP site

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors is advertising for bids for the removal of timber from the 470-acre site of the old International Paper plant. Board vice president Mike Lazarus tells the Natchez Democrat that the property’s previous owners, Rentech, were already logging the land when Adams County bought it in August. “The day we took the title, ...

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Local boy: Russ finds success back in his hometown

As he drove his SUV around the former Rentech site, it was more than obvious that Chandler Russ is home. The Natchez native easily rattled off the site’s history and assets from memory. And, Russ does it with a big grin. Coming up on his third anniversary as executive director of Natchez Inc., the lead economic development organization for Natchez ...

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County closes on purchase of property from Rentech

NATCHEZ — Adams County’s taxpayers now own property that went from being a robust industrial site to a big economic letdown. County officials signed the paperwork Thursday to close the real estate deal transferring the title of the 478-acre former International Paper mill property from Rentech to Adams County for $9.25 million. The county entered into a contract to purchase ...

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Leaders looking for new business at ex-Rentech site to avoid tax hit

NATCHEZ — Economic development leaders in Adams County hope an anticipated loss of $135,000 in property taxes from the former Rentech site will be offset by attracting new industry. The Natchez Democrat reports the county’s acquisition of the property is expected to close Aug. 12. Adams County is borrowing $9 million to buy the former International Paper property from Rentech. ...

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County taking on new debt for economic development

NATCHEZ — Adams County’s government has advertised its intentions to take out approximately $18.75 million in new debt for three projects slated to start by the end of the year. That’s an additional $580.55 in debt for every man, woman and child in the county. County and economic development officials say that one of the projects shouldn’t cost as much ...

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