Navy adds $57 million to pay for repair of damaged destroyer

April 4, 2018 in Business

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) – The U.S. Navy is adding another $57 million to what it’s paying a Mississippi shipyard to repair a destroyer damaged in a June collision that killed […]

Mississippi bank completes purchase of Florida bank for $32M

April 2, 2018 in Business

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi bank has completed its purchase of a bank in Florida’s capital city. The First Bancshares Inc. of Hattiesburg announced Monday it has closed the […]

Next Gulf of Mexico oil lease sale to be Aug. 15

April 1, 2018 in Business

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The federal government will offer 77.3 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas exploration and development on Aug. 15. An Interior Department […]

Grant money could help passenger trains return to Gulf Coast

March 31, 2018 in Business

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) – Grant money recently approved by Congress could help passenger trains see a comeback along the U.S. Gulf Coast. The Sun Herald reports the $1.3 trillion spending […]

Airline making more planes available at Mississippi airport

March 25, 2018 in Business

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) – A small airline is planning to increase its fleet of planes that serves a city in Mississippi. Boutique Air operates one plane in Greenville, with flights […]

MINACT with a nationwide footprint

March 22, 2018 in Business

Mississippi Link Newswire   Mississippi’s premiere African American owned business with a nationwide footprint – MINACT, INC. was honored by the Mississippi Senate March 20, with presentation of Senate Concurrent […]

Louisiana Senate to debate moving riverboat casinos on land

March 20, 2018 in Business

By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – A rewrite of Louisiana’s riverboat casino laws, to allow the gambling facilities to move to land, has started advancing in […]

Nissan to add second shift making vans at Mississippi plant

March 19, 2018 in Business

CANTON, Miss. (AP) – Nissan Motor Co. says it will increase van production at its Mississippi plant, adding a second shift in April. The company made the announcement Monday as […]