Regions Bank expanding operation in south Mississippi

April 18, 2017 in Business

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – Regions Bank says it is building a 75,000-square-foot operations center that could open by early 2019 Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The bank announced the project Monday, saying it […]

United Airlines’ profits dropped 69 percent in 1Q, even before man was dragged off plane

April 18, 2017 in Business, News

DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines’ profit plunged 69 percent in the first three months of the year, and that was before the terrible publicity surrounding the dragging of a bloodied […]

Viking Range to pay $4.7M fine over self-starting ovens

April 17, 2017 in Business

By JEFF AMY JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi appliance maker has agreed to pay a $4.7 million federal fine for not reporting that certain ovens in freestanding gas ranges […]

Insurers say Trump must do more to stabilize ‘Obamacare’

April 14, 2017 in Business, Health

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and TOM MURPHY WASHINGTON (AP) — “Obamacare” is proving more of a challenge than the Trump administration bargained for. With the “repeal and replace” effort at an […]

The Latest: Nissan denies breaking labor laws in Mississippi

April 11, 2017 in Business

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Latest on charges that Nissan violated federal labor law at its Mississippi assembly plant (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Nissan Motor Co. disputes federal claims […]

Mississippi revenue up in March, but still short since July

April 7, 2017 in Business

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi tax collections picked up slightly in March, after months of being in the doldrums. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports ( ) collections were 12.5 […]

JSU’s Digital Media Center soars to new heights

April 6, 2017 in Business, Entertainment

By Kevin Bradley Contributing Writer March 25 was a big night for Jackson State University’s professional broadcast personnel. Every year the Associated Press honors the best of journalism in Louisiana […]

Local engineer sues municipality for $6.3 million

April 4, 2017 in Business

By Associated Press CANTON, Miss. (AP) – A local engineer is suing a Mississippi municipality for millions. The Clarion-Ledger reports ( that engineer Rudy Warnock is suing the city of […]