Hershey plant strikes deal with Miss. CC

December 27, 2012 in Business, Education, News, Statewide News

Hershey Co.’s Memphis plant has struck up a deal with Northwest Mississippi Community College to provide workers through the college’s career-technical education division.

Company officials tell The Commercial Appeal the chocolate maker was seeking a partner to train workers for the company’s recent shift toward mechatronics, a field of engineering that integrates mechanics, electronics, control theory and computer science.

NAACP: Racial motivation behind Miss. hit-and-run?

August 2, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

JACKSON – (AP) The Mississippi NAACP on Tuesday called on state and federal authorities to investigate whether the hit-and-run killing of a black man was racially motivated. A white 17-year-old […]