Monday Jul 21
Mississippi Business Journal
Mississippi Power conducts successful tests at Kemper plant
KEMPER COUNTY - Workers at Mississippi Power's Kemper County energy facility successfully reached two major testing milestones: testing of the combined cycle unit and pressure testing of both gasifiers.
Kemper power plant nearing completion
After more than four years, construction is beginning to wind down at the 582-megawatt Kemper County energy plant.
Kemper County energy targeting early ...
Mississippi Power hopes that the Kemper County energy facility will be fully operational by May 31, 2015 at the latest.
NAS Land Study Proposed
Government and civic leaders from Lauderdale and Kemper County are exploring an option which some say could benefit both Naval Air Station Meridian and the community at large.
Jackson schools face 200 teacher vacancies
The Jackson Public School district is currently facing more than 200 teacher vacancies and not enough applications to fill those spots for the upcoming school year.
Kemper County Celebrates the Fourth of July
There was a crowd on the steps of the Kemper County courthouse them morning waiting for the beginning of July 4th celebration.
Report: Cost of Kemper plant decreased in June
The cost of Mississippi Power's lignite plant actually went down last month. A new report from the power company says the Kemper County plant will still cost in excess of $5.5 billion.
Cost of Kemper plant dropped $1.8 million in May
Mississippi Power reported in its monthly filing to the Public Service Commission on Tuesday that the total cost of the Kemper County lignite plant dropped by $1.8 million in May and the plant remains on target to begin commercial operation in the second half of 2015.