JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Meridian's only federal courtroom will close under legislation passed by the U.S. Senate and sent to President Barack Obama. The courtroom on the second floor of the U.S. Post Office building in downtown Meridian was the site of historical civil rights cases more than four decades ago.
WALNUT, Miss. (AP) - Officials say ALUMA-FORM has broken ground on the company's new manufacturing facility in Walnut in Tippah County. Gov. Phil Bryant says in a news release that the project represents a company investment of $6.7 million and will create 125 new jobs.
RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) - C Spire has announced plans to acquire Callis Communications, which provides cloud-based unified communications as a service for businesses. Based in Mobile, Ala., Callis serves customers in key business markets across the Southeast. Officials for Ridgeland, Miss.-based C Spire announced the acquisition today.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - The attorney for four-term Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd says the two will talk this week about details of Byrd's anticipated resignation. Byrd pleaded guilty yesterday to a federal felony charge during a hearing in federal court in Mobile, Ala.
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