PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) – A military shipyard that is one of Mississippi’s largest employers says it will rebuild part of its operation that was destroyed by 2005’s Hurricane Katrina. Virginia-based Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Thursday […]
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 seven sailors. The additional contract […]
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) – The Navy will pay Huntington Ingalls Industries $1.46 billion to design and build an amphibious assault ship at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula. The contract, announced Monday, adds another $1.19 billion to […]
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) – Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula has been given a nearly $44 million addition to a previous contract. The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2fpjsa7 ) the contract is for long lead time material and […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy secretary has spent more than a full year of his five-year tenure on overseas travel, racking up more than 930,000 miles on trips that cost taxpayers more than $4.7 million. […]
A Louisiana man was killed late Friday when he was standing on Interstate 10 in south Mississippi and was struck by an eastbound sport utility vehicle.
Mississippi Highway Patrol Cpl. Jason Gazzo says 30-year-old Demarcus K. Williams of Pineville, La., had pulled over and parked a Ford Explorer on the right side of the interstate, about two miles east of the Louisiana state line.
At about 10:30 p.m. Friday, Williams was struck by a 2007 Cadillac Escalade driven by a Florida man.
Williams was pronounced dead at the scene. […]
Ingalls Shipbuilding President Irwin F. Edenzon said the company will hire more than 5,000 workers over the next two years.
Edenzon made the announcement at a recent career fair that drew more than 1,200 students from six counties. He said Ingalls will be hiring 1,200 people through the end of the year and another 4,000 next year. Most of those are craftsman positions.