Monday Apr 14
Mississippi Business Journal
Assessment of rural hospitals warns of fiscal trials and tribulations ahead
Many of Mississippi's rural public hospitals owe their existence to the Hill-Burton Act, a post-World War 11 initiative that provided grants and loans to build the hospitals.
Adams board has potential buyer for hospital
The Adams County Board of Supervisors has voted to enter into a letter of intent with a potential buyer for the county-owned Natchez Regional Medical Center.
Hospital granted $1.5M credit line
Supervisors' attorney Scott Slover says the line of credit, used to finance the hospital's patient accounts receivable, with United Mississippi Bank has been in existence since 2008 but has been reduced from $3 million to the current $1.5 million.
Natchez hospital bankruptcy petition filed
Natchez Regional Medical Center has filed its Chapter 9 bankruptcy petition, and the hospital's trustees will meet with the Adams County Board of Supervisors.
Natchez chamber wants input in tourism hire
Connie Taunton stepped down last week as director of the Natchez Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Body of missing Natchez man found
The body of a Natchez man who had been missing since Friday was discovered in his pickup truck Monday night.
Recycling expanding into Adams County
Green Alliance Chairman Jim Smith tells The Natchez Democrat Waste Pro will be passing out blue recycling bins to 500 homes in the county Wednesday.
2-headed calf goes to Alcorn's veterinary program
A two-headed calf that died shortly after being born on an Adams County cattle farm has been donated to the veterinary program at Alcorn State University.