• Gov. Bryant Sets Special Election in Scott County School District

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant today issued a Writ of Election calling for special election for a new Board of Education for the Scott County School District to be held on January 6, 2015. On February 11, 2014, the five members of the Scott County Board of Education tendered their joint resignations, effective February 28, 2014. A […]

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  • Mississippi Named Best State to Practice Medicine by Physician’s Practice

    JACKSON—For the second year in a row, Mississippi has been named the number one state in the nation to practice medicine by Physician’s Practice in their “Best States to Practice” rankings. In the creation of their rankings, Physician’s Practice took a look at the factors that can affect a medical practice’s financial health. “This report […]

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  • Columbia Parachute Company Expanding Operations in Columbia, Miss.

    JACKSON—Officials from Columbia Parachute Company announce the company is expanding its operations in Columbia, Miss. The project represents a $300,000 corporate investment and will create 26 new jobs, bringing the total number employed by the company to 50. Columbia Parachute Company currently leases space in the Pioneer Aerospace facility in Columbia. The expansion requires the […]

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  • Avectus Healthcare Solutions Expanding in Corinth, Miss.

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from data processor Avectus Healthcare Solutions, LLC announced today the company is expanding into the former Chadco building in downtown Corinth, Miss. The project represents a corporate investment of $300,000 and will create 50 new jobs while retaining the company’s 150 existing employees. Avectus Healthcare is expanding into the larger […]

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  • Gov. Phil Bryant Encourages Mississippians to Participate in 42nd National Hunting and Fishing Day

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant is proud to join others from around the nation in celebrating the 42nd National Hunting and Fishing Day on Saturday, Sept. 27. This weekend sportsmen all over Mississippi will come together, as many do every weekend, and enjoy all the outdoor opportunities Mississippi has to offer. “As a 2nd Amendment advocate, hunting […]

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  • Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Expanding Distribution Center in Olive Branch, Miss., Creating 900 Jobs

    Olive Branch, Miss.—Gov. Phil Bryant and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. announced today the company is expanding operations at its 2 million-square-foot distribution center in Olive Branch, Miss. The project is creating approximately 900 new jobs, in addition to the over 650 current employees. Additionally, the facility employs between 2,000 and 3,000 seasonal workers each year during peak […]

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  • Gov. Bryant Sets Special Election Date for Senate District 17

    JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant today issued a Writ of Election, setting Nov. 4 as the special election date to fill the Senate seat left vacant in District 17 with the passing of Senator Terry Brown in early September. “In issuing this order I am ever mindful of the service to the people of Mississippi provided by […]

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  • Gov. Phil Bryant Issues State of Emergency for DeSoto County Following Severe Storms and Flooding

    JACKSON – Gov. Phil Bryant has issued a state of emergency this evening for flooding in Desoto County, Miss., following severe storms and flooding that occurred earlier Thursday. A state of emergency is an administrative tool that authorizes the use of additional state resources to aid in storm response efforts. The National Weather Service is […]

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  • Newport Home Furnishings Expanding Operations in New Albany, Miss.

    JACKSON– Officials from upholstered furniture manufacturer Newport Home Furnishings announce the company is expanding its operations in New Albany to accommodate an increase in sales. The project represents a corporate investment of $270,000 and will create 45 new jobs. “The state’s furniture manufacturers are key players in north Mississippi’s economy, and I appreciate the team […]

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  • Mississippi One of Seven States to Receive Top Grade for Telemedicine

    JACKSON—Mississippi was one of only seven states on Monday to receive an A-grade from the American Telemedecine Association in its State Telemedicine Gaps Analysis: Coverage and Reimbursement report. This report identifies and compares state policies on a report card, assigning each state grades ranging from A-to-F based on telemedicine reimbursement and physician practice standards. “I […]

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