Biofuels company gets loan for Pontotoc plant
Enerkem Corp. has obtained a conditional commitment for an $80 million loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for construction of its waste-to-biofuels plant in Pontotoc County.
2010 casino take drops 3 percent
Mississippi’s state-licensed casinos won $2.39 billion from players in 2010 – a nearly 3 percent drop from what gamblers lost in 2009.
Auburn backers to celebrate football title
Auburn fans will have a final opportunity to thank their Tigers at the Auburn BCS Celebration at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday.
Two Miss. House Democrats switch to GOP
Two Mississippi lawmakers switched from Democrat to Republican on Thursday but said the new party affiliation won’t change the way they vote because they’ve already been siding with the GOP on many issues.
Ross: Government ‘running’ down ‘road of socialism’
Henry Ross seems to have the ideal biography for a career politician, yet he hopes to win Mississippi’s First Congressional District seat to put an end to career politics.
Nunnelee: Past experience as legislator key
Alan Nunnelee has seen every side of employment. He knows what it’s like to be unemployed after a layoff. He started a successful insurance business from scratch. And he’s had the unique opportunity to craft legislation to help employees and employers.
McGlowan: ‘God, jobs and the economy’ are priorities
Former Fox News political analyst Angela McGlowan wants to take her conservative values from T.V. to D.C.
Wiseman Elected, one of youngest mayors in state
STARKVILLE — Parker Wiseman started thinking about going into politics when he was a student at Starkville High School.