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May 29, 2007

GE SELECTS SITE FOR SPECIAL COMPOSITES COMPONENT FACTORY IN MISSISSIPPI

General Electric Company (GE) will break ground this summer on a new jet engine component factory near Batesville in northwest Mississippi.

 

May 22, 2007

MMA MARKS MANUFACTURING WEEK WITH UNVEILING OF WORKFORCE TRAINING NEEDS STUDY

The Mississippi Manufacturers Association marked the third annual Manufacturing Week in Mississippi by releasing results of a recent survey evaluating the workforce training needs of Mississippi manufacturers

 

May 21, 2007

GOVERNOR BARBOUR SIGNS EMERGENCY DECLARATION FOR JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY SCHOOLS

Governor Haley Barbour today declared a state of emergency exists in the Jefferson Davis County School District, authorizing the state Department of Education to take immediate corrective action

 

May 17, 2007

COMCAST ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR ADVANCED SOLUTIONS CENTER IN MADISON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI

600 new jobs created serving advanced product customers across the Southeast Region

 

May 15, 2007

GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR ANNOUNCES GRANTS FOR TWO SCHOOLS IN HARRISON COUNTY

Governor Haley Barbour today announced the Harrison County School District will receive more than $19 million in federal grants to enhance two schools in the district

 

May 11, 2007

PACCAR LOCATING NEW MANUFACTURING AND ASSEMBLY PLANT IN LOWNDES COUNTY

Plant Will Employ 500 People

 

May 11, 2007

GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR’S JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE SEARCHING TO FILL VACANCY

Governor Haley Barbour’s Judicial Appointments Advisory Committee is conducting a search to fill the vacancy on the Mississippi Circuit Court (17th District – DeSoto, Tate, Panola, Tallahatchie, and Yalobusha Counties) in Northwest Mississippi

 

May 9, 2007

GOVERNOR BARBOUR ANNOUNCES GRANTS TO HELP REVITALIZE COASTAL COMMUNITIES

Governor Haley Barbour today announced approval of more than $97.2 million in grants to help with post-Katrina revitalization projects in 15 coastal communities

 

May 9, 2007

GOVERNOR BARBOUR FILLS SUPREME COURT VACANCY

Governor Haley Barbour today announced the appointment of Circuit Court Judge Ann Hannaford Lamar of Senatobia to fill an unexpired term as a Justice on the Mississippi Supreme Court

 

May 3, 2007

PSL-NORTH AMERICA LOCATING NEW PIPE MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN HANCOCK COUNTY

Mill to Open in 2008; Will Employ 275 People

 

May 1, 2007

GOVERNOR BARBOUR COMMENDS FORESTRY COMMISSION FOR EFFICIENT REORGANIZATION

Governor Haley Barbour today publicly commended the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) and its employees for their ongoing agency reorganization and efficiency improvements