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  1. Southern Co. expects $418M hit to Q3 earningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Business Journal

    More cost overruns at Southern Co.' s Kemper County, Miss., coal-fired plant project will cost the energy giant $418 million in charges and losses in the third quarter.

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  2. County Supervisors Discuss New Business, Tax CollectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Officials say the new budget year also does not include a tax increase for the fifth year in a row. "We had some increases in different departments with the sheriff and the jail, but we moved money around and made it work," said board vice-president, Kyle Rutledge of District 5. Rutledge credits at least some of the increase in overall tax collections in Lauderdale County to work associated with coal plant project in Kemper County.

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  3. Kemper coal-to-gas power plant sees cost overruns, delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Utility Products

    Southern Co. said Thursday that it will cost at least another $59 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County, pushing the total cost above $5.6 billion The Atlanta-based parent of Mississippi Power Co.

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  4. No time for rivals to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... re-find something in four days and see if we can't take out Eupora," Bruce coach James Ray said. Aberdeen at Kemper County: No. 1 medium school Bulldogs will face what coach Mark Bray considers one of top two Division 4-3A challengers. Tupelo at ...

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  5. Again, costs rise and completion delayed at Kemper plantRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    Southern Co. said Thursday that it will cost at least another $59 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County, pushing the total cost above $5.6 billion.

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  6. Costs Rise and Completion Delayed for Kemper County PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Southern Company says it will cost at least another $59 million to finish the power plant it's building in Kemper County, pushing the total cost above $5.6 billion. That work now won't be done until the second half of 2015.

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  7. Kemper County plants costs continue to rise; completion delayed againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    KEMPER COUNTY - Southern Co. said yesterday that it will cost at least another $59 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County, pushing the total cost above $5.6 billion The Atlanta-based parent of Mississippi Power Co.

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  8. Cost rises again, completion delayed at Mississippi Power's Kemper County plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    JACKSON, Mississippi -- Southern Co. said Thursday that it will cost at least another $59 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County, pushing the total cost above $5.6 billion The Atlanta-based parent of Mississippi Power Co.

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  9. Price tag continues to grow for Kemper Co. power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Mississippi Power officials announced Thursday there will be more delays and a rising cost for the company's new Kemper County power plant. The company originally expected the lignite plant to be in operation in the second quarter of 2015.

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  10. IEA Hails Launch Of Canada's Carbon Capture And Storage Project [Eurasia Review]Read the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... stages of planning. Early 2015 should see the start of operations for another large power-CCS project in Kemper County, Mississippi. Further projects are currently under construction elsewhere in the United States and Canada plus Saudi Arabia and ...

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  11. Kemper Company to Grow Products, EmploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... large number of folks back to work who worked with the previous company, Craig Hitt, executive director of the Kemper County Economic Development Authority, says. "They're working in the same building, pretty much doing the same jobs." "Our parent ...

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  12. Canada launches world's largest commercial carbon-capture projectRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Reuters

    ... post-combustion CCS project of its kind. Another CCS project under construction at a coal-fired power plant in Kemper County, Mississippi, will be pre-combustion and only capture around 65 percent of carbon dioxide emissions. Watson declined to say ...

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  13. Officials Say State Has Workforce PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    According to Tee McCovey, division director of the South Mississippi Planning and Development District, there are currently 40,000 people seeking work in a 24-county area, from Kemper County to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. "They say that Meridian doesn't have a workforce.

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  14. Kemper Co. Contraband ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Two men, who are accused of attempting to smuggle contraband into the Kemper County jail, were taken into custody Tuesday night in DeKalb. Chris Crawford is charged with furnishing contraband to inmates.

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  15. Workforce Development Focus of 2-Day RetreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Jobs are the topic as committees of the Twin Districts Workforce Area meet in Meridian this week. The district involves 24 counties from Kemper County to the Gulf Coast.

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  16. Conviction upheld in Miss. cyclist's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | SFGate

    A federal appeals panel has upheld the 45-month sentence given a Neshoba County man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 13-year-old bicyclist. Christopher Thompson Jr., of Philadelphia, was convicted in the death that happened in Kemper County in 2011 on Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians tribal land.

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  17. Conviction upheld in Miss. cyclist's deathRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... 13-year-old bicyclist. Christopher Thompson Jr., of Philadelphia, was convicted in the death that happened in Kemper County in 2011 on Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians tribal land. Federal prosecutors say Thompson had a blood alcohol level 0.21 ...

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  18. Carbon Capture Technology and Climate ActionRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | Environmental News Network

    ... And now there's a new source of CO2 coming online in Mississippi - a power plant that burns gasified coal in Kemper County, due to be churning out electricity and captured CO2 by 2015 and sending it via a 60-mile pipeline to oil fields in the ...

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  19. More Read the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... new Chevron refinery in Pascagoula. And, despite controversial cost overruns in the billions of dollars the Kemper County Coal Plant is an example of the state's presence in the energy sector. Kiplinger concludes that Mississippi has pros and cons ...

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  20. Beekeepers Seek New Home for Association and HoneybeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... hopes to find a new location soon in case the property becomes unavailable. "We've got beekeepers up in Kemper County, we've got beekeepers over on the edge of Alabama, we've got beekeepers here in Lauderdale County, and we've got beekeepers down in ...

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