Rentech selling Adams County acreage intended for alternative fuels plant.

By MississippI PEP Staff | April 10th, 2013 at 7:15 pm

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Filed Under: Adams County, Economic Development, Energy, MDA, Mississippi, Southwest Mississippi

Rentech is asking $8.5 million for the 478 acres in Adams County where it once planned to build an alternative fuels plant to convert coal into liquid. Natchez real estate broker Glenn Green, one of the three listed on the property, tells the Natchez Democrat there has been some offers on the property but declined […]

Adams County Supervisors authorize $3 million state loan to attract KiOR

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 10th, 2012 at 1:39 pm

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Filed Under: Adams County, Economic Development, Energy, Job Growth, Mississippi, MS State Government, Revenue, Southwest Mississippi, Spending

The Adams County Board of Supervisors has authorized the application for a $3 million loan that will pay for part a levee to be built on the site of the former Belwood Country Club. The levee is part of the county’s commitment to an economic recruiting package to bring alternative fuels company KiOR to Adams […]

FBI says illegal immigrant gang started prison riot, took the life of prison guard in Mississippi prison

By MississippI PEP Staff | August 14th, 2012 at 6:43 am

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Filed Under: Adams County, Federal Government, Immigration, Law Enforcement, Mississippi, Public Safety, Southwest Mississippi

A deadly riot at a prison in Mississippi for undocumented immigrants was started by a group of Mexican inmates angry about what they considered poor food and medical care and disrespectful guards, according to an FBI agent’s affidavit. One guard was killed and 20 people were injured in the May 20 riot at the privately […]

Probe continues into Adams County prison riot that left one officer dead at the hands of illegal immigrant

By MississippI PEP Staff | July 13th, 2012 at 8:42 am

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Filed Under: Adams County, Federal Government, Immigration, Law Enforcement, Mississippi, Public Safety, Southwest Mississippi

Officials at the Adams County Correctional Center say cleanup is complete but the facility remains on lockdown following the May 20 prison riot in which one guard died and 16 other prison employees were injured. FBI Spokeswoman Deborah Madden said the federal investigation into the riot continues. Correctional Center spokeswoman Emilee Beach told The Natchez […]

NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT EDITORIAL BOARD: Top students could benefit from lottery

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 20th, 2012 at 7:46 am

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Filed Under: Adams County, Budget, Commentary, Education, Gambling, Institutes of Higher Learning, Legislature, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Opinion, Revenue, Spending, State Lottery

Is Mississippi ready to gamble with its future? The Legislature will decide, but maybe it’s time to give the matter serious thought. Forty-three states and Washington, D.C., currently have state lotteries, and more than 20 of those states earmark lottery profits for education. Sen. Kelvin Butler, D-Magnolia, wants a state lottery on the table again […]