The U.S. Senate today approved major national water projects legislation with the support of U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, who won approval to include provisions that will benefit waterway development and flood protection in Mississippi.

Hurricane Isaac Causes Widespread Power Outages in Mississippi

Jackson, MS - August 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Utility companies in Mississippi are reporting 24,400 homes are without power as Hurricane Isaac slowly...

Cold Weather Preparations Include Practicing Home Heating Fire Safety

Jackson, MS - October 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Finding ways to stay warm with the arrival of the first cold weather of the year greatly increases the risk for home heating fires. Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney urges the public to be mindful of the fire risks associated with home heating.

Cold Weather Increases Home Heating Fire Risk

Jackson, MS - November 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The expected first freeze of the year greatly increases the risk for home heating fires. Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney urges the public to be mindful of the fire risks associated with home heating

AG Issues Consumer Alert: Rental Home Scammers Still Hard At Work

Jackson, MS - June 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Phony rental ads continue to pop-up with the sole purpose of stealing money from unsuspecting renters, warns Attorney General Jim Hood. “The scammers steal the details of the homes and even the pictures from the actual real estate listing, making the listings seem like the real thing,” says Attorney General Hood. These ads are placed on Craigslist and other online classifieds for properties that are actually for sale, not rent

Mississippi Cottages available at auction

PEARL, MI - May 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- More than 175 Mississippi Cottages will be auctioned off to registered bidders at 10 a.m. on June 4. The cottage units are staged at 346 Beaver Dam Rd., Perkinston, Miss., 39573. The auction will feature one-bedroom, 400 square feet units with feature front porches. The units will be sold as they are. The condition of the units varies from slightly damaged to needing multiple improvements

Renewable Solar Technology Company to Locate Manufacturing Facility in Senatobia, Miss.

Senatobia, MS - April 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Haley Barbour announced today that Twin Creeks Technologies, a venture-backed solar technology company, is locating a solar panel manufacturing facility in Senatobia, Miss. The production facility will create 512 jobs, in two phases, over the next five years and represents a company investment of more than $175 million

Home Cooking Fires Peak on Thanksgiving

Jackson, MS - November 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Friends and family start arriving, everyone happy and thankful to visit and get re-acquainted, and in the commotion of children playing and reminiscing you forget about that pan cooking on the stove or the turkey roasting in the oven. Suddenly, what should be a time for a family celebration becomes a family emergency when a cooking fire breaks out.

ProVisions Accepting Proposals for Former FEMA Call Center

Developer Aims to Create Jobs with Unique Gulf Coast Facility. LONG BEACH, MS - September 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Long Beach Call Center ( – a 19,044-square-foot “plug-n-play” call center and office complex ProVisions, LLC is offering for sale or lease – presents unusually promising news for a state whose unemployment recently reached 10.5 percent. With state-of-the-art capabilities and strategic location on the Gulf Coast, the Long Beach Call Center has the potential to become a workplace for professionals with a predicted increase in job opportunities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for customer service representatives is projected to increase by 21 percent or more between 2006 and 2016, especially for those working in call centers



The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee this morning approved legislation sponsored by U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) to authorize a study on designating the home of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers as a National Park Service unit.


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