Kemper County Newswire (Page 3)

Kemper County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kemper County, MS. (Page 3)

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  1. Paying for Kemper power plant dominates PSC primary racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... an elephant," said Tony Greer of Clinton, seeking the Republican nomination in the central district. "It's the Kemper County lignite plant." After years of delays and more than $3 billion of cost overruns, Mississippi Power says it plans to begin ...

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  2. Supervisor Candidate Faces QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A candidate for Lauderdale County Supervisor is speaking out on his domestic violence conviction, in which Newscenter 11 has obtained documents. Cornelius Parks was convicted of domestic violence in the Justice Court of Kemper County, in August of 2011.

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  3. July 24, 2015 - Public Power Weekly Exclusive: Industry awaits fate...Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | Public Power

    ... as it searches for a partner to purchase its carbon dioxide output. In addition, a flagship project in Kemper County, Mississippi, has been beset by cost overruns. Under development by a team that includes Southern Energy, the 524-megawatt ...

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  4. In his own words: Tony GreerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... BY 9 AREA MAYORS, A HANDFUL OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE MISSISSIPPI ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS. IN REGARDS TO THE KEMPER COUNTY COAL PLANT, RATEPAYERS ARE LOOKING AT BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN CONSTRUCTION COST OVERRUNS. A PROJECT THAT WAS ORIGINALLY ...

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  5. Utility wants credits as default option for Kemper refundsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    Mississippi Power Co. is telling regulators that the company wants bill credits to be the default option when refunding the $350 million the company collected from customers for its Kemper County power plant.

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  6. Mississippi Power urges PSC for break on refundsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Associated Press Mississippi Power Co. is telling regulators that the company wants bill credits to be the default option when refunding the $350 million the company collected from customers for its Kemper County power plant.

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  7. MS power officials talk about rate hikes and refunds with biggest consumersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... presidents from Mississippi Power to offer some insight on proposed rate increases and refunds concerning the Kemper County Plant. "Any information is helpful, and I think we need to gather information from all sources so we make an informed ...

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  8. Mississippi Power refunds will average $650 per customer, company saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    ... Mississippi Supreme Court ruling which ruled the 2013 rate increase to help fund construction of the company's Kemper County plant were instituted in error. The PSC ruled Mississippi Power must refund the money within 90 days of its ruling. The ...

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  9. Mississippi Power Prefers Bill Credits to Refund ChecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Mississippi Power Co. says it prefers bill credits to be the default option when refunding the $350 million it must repay in money collected for its Kemper County power plant.

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  10. Bill Crawford: Blanton, court make higher rates likely for MPC customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Mississippi Business Journal

    A look at the Kemper County Coal Plant from the top. The plant will be tasked with mining lignite coal a few hundred yards away from the plant.

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  11. Mississippi Power request to raise rates delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    Thomas Blanton, a Hattiesburg businessman who challenged a coal-fired power plant being built by Mississippi Power Company in Kemper County and is candidate for the Public Service Commission, pulls his long pony tail and says he will cut it when he actually has banked his refund check from Mississippi Power Company, Tuesday, July 7, 2015, following the commission meeting in Jackson, Miss. The three commissioners voted to 3-0 to comply with a state Supreme Court order that found illegal the 2013 rate increase for the $6.2 billion plant.

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  12. Absentee Voting Underway in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... now and not wait, so as to avoid waiting in line. Lauderdale County 601-482-9731 Clarke County 601-776-3397 Kemper County 601-743-2224 Wayne County 601-735-6227 Jasper County 601-764-2245 Jones County 601-425-2556 Newton County 601-635-2368 Neshoba ...

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  13. Mississippi Power seeks to keep 18 percent rate increaseRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    Saying it's running short of cash and can no longer borrow without the support of its parent company, Mississippi Power Co. is trying again for a rate increase to help pay for the $6.2 billion power plant it's building in Kemper County.

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  14. Mississippi Power seeks to keep 18 percent rate increaseRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Mississippi Power Co. is filing a revised plan to raise rates to pay for the $6.2 billion power plant it's building in Kemper County.

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  15. MS Power: New rate hike request will not affect customer refundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Mississippi Power wants a new rate increase to pay for its Kemper County lignite plant, but company officials say that request will not affect the refunds ordered by the state Supreme Court. The company filed paperwork Friday with the Mississippi Public Service Commission, asking for an increase of about 18 percent, the same amount currently on customer's bills.

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  16. Mississippi Power Trying to Keep 18 Percent Rate IncreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Mississippi Power Co. is filing a revised plan to raise rates to pay for the $6.2 billion power plant it's building in Kemper County.

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  17. Power company's latest rate increase proposal challengedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Jeff Shepard, Mississippi Power spokesman said, "Mississippi Power has maintained since proposing the Kemper County energy facility that the company required rate recovery during construction to maintain an appropriate and sufficient level of ... 1 comment

  18. PSC orders rebate for Mississippi Power customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... increases that began in 2013. The PSC originally granted the rate increase to help pay for construction of the Kemper County plant now under construction. But a ruling by the state supreme court last month said those increases were not allowed. It's ...

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  19. Overnight Energy: Officials lash out at House EPA funding billRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2015 | The Hill

    ... customers after a 2013 rate hike that was meant to help recoup construction costs from the carbon-capture Kemper County Coal Plant, Mississippi Public Broadcasting reports . Coal company Peabody Energy is upset about anti-mining lyrics in a ...

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  20. Check or Credit? MS Power customers must decide how they want their refundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Now that they know they'll have a choice, it's time for Mississippi Power customers to start thinking about how they want their refund paid from the charge for the Kemper County plant. WLOX asked South Mississippians whether they're leaning towards a lump sum or a credit on their bills.

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