Kemper County Newswire (Page 4)

Kemper County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kemper County, MS. (Page 4)

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  1. Elderly Man Stabbed UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The condition for an 81-year-old stabbing victim in Kemper County has been upgraded to stable. George Butler remains hospitalized after being stabbed once in his side, and cut on his shoulder last Tuesday night.

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  2. David Dallas - The Dirt on Kemper CoalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... of Nettleton and Commissioner Steve Renfro of Moss Point are playing the part of the Three Stooges in the Kemper County Coal Plant Comedy Show. That may be the case; they may be stooges for Southern Company, although Democratic Commissioner Brandon ...

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  3. Kemper County Leaders Plan for FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Kemper County leaders say the future of the area is looking up. District 2 Supervisor Johnny Whitsett says the business brought in from the Kemper Coal Plant is helping bring about major economic changes.

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  4. Kemper County RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Kemper County Power Plant is under construction and the State Supreme Court's ruled over turning rate increases and ordered the power company to refund customers.

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  5. Controlled Burns Cause Heavy Smoke in the AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    There have been a couple of brush fires today, but Lauderdale County's fire coordinator says that most of the smoke you see is coming from two controlled burns. One is at the corner of Neshoba and Kemper counties.

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  6. Mississippi utility must repay $281M for illegally financing "clean coal"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Grist Magazine

    On Feb. 12, the day we published a deep-dive story on the Kemper County energy facility - the nation's first "clean" coal plant - the Mississippi Supreme Court dropped the gavel on one of the most controversial aspects of the project: the rate hikes that Mississippi Power customers have been seeing on their electric bills since March 2013. In its ruling , the court ordered the Mississippi Public Service Commission to force Mississippi Power to refund a total of $281 million it earned in 2013 and 2014 thanks to the rate hikes.

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  7. Southern Co. ordered to return $281M to customers in latest Kemper setbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    Southern Co. says it is reviewing its options after the Mississippi Supreme Court yesterday threw out a key part of a financing plan for the Kemper County clean-coal power project, the second setback this month for the over-budget plant.

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  8. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... as a result of a lawsuit by a Hattiesburg activist who sued Mississippi Power and the commission over how the Kemper County power plant was funded. At the heart of the issue is what is called the Base Load Act, which is a state law that allows ...

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  9. Mississippi Power wants a rehearing before it refunds $257MRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... r questions about the rate hike, the order to refund customers and what's next for the power company and its Kemper County lignite plant. You can watch that interview Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WLOX ABC. It will also be posted Sunday on WLOX.com.

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  10. Supreme Court says PSC blew it on Kemper power plant, orders refundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... back the $200 million-plus they've paid so far for the coal-fueled power plant that the company is building in Kemper County. But what happens after that is anybody's guess, as the court threw the problem []

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  11. Miss. Supreme Court orders refund for Miss. Power Company ratepayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Power received a 15 percent rate increase for 2013 and a three percent increase for 2014, to fund the Kemper County Plant. In essence, the high court said the Public Service Commission exceeded its authority to allow Mississippi power to start ...

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  12. Granddaughter Accused in Kemper Co. StabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A Kemper County man is fighting for his life after allegedly being stabbed this week by his teenage granddaughter. The Kemper County Sheriff's department is handling the investigation.

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  13. Hopes for U.S. clean coal may rest on costly Mississippi projectRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... States with just one commercial-scale coal plant using carbon capture and storage on the drawing board - the Kemper County energy facility in Mississippi, run by the Southern Co., the energy giant headquartered in Atlanta. 'This is kind of the last ...

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  14. We did the math on clean coal, and it doesn't add upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Grist Magazine

    The Kemper County energy facility in rural Mississippi is a technological wonder: Among other things, it's the first coal-fired power plant in the United States designed to capture its carbon emissions. But as I discovered during a months-long investigation of the plant, some aspects are less than wondrous.

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  15. Market Report, "Mississippi Power Company - Alternative Energy -...Read the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    ... .. The company is developing an integrated coal gasification combined cycle electric generating plant in Kemper County, Mississippi to meet the growing demand in Mississipi. It has used a high efficiecy technology TRIG in the project to ensure that ...

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  16. New Charges Expected in Kemper County ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    George Williams of Meridian is already charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling. Kemper County Sheriff James Moore says on Monday, they expect to charge Williams with felon in possession of a firearm, attempted armed robbery, and aggravated assault.

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  17. Kemper County Shooting ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Kemper County investigators are looking into a shooting case where the victim is also charged with being one of the gunmen. It's an investigation that started in Kemper County, and has spread to Noxubee and Lauderdale counties.

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  18. Kemper power plant overruns climb another $45 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... it will spend at least another $45 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County, pushing total costs to nearly $6.2 billion. The Atlanta-based parent of Mississippi Power Co. said the additional money will ...

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  19. Kemper power plant overruns climb another $45 millionRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | ABC 33/40

    Southern Co. says it will spend at least another $45 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County, pushing total costs to nearly $6.2 billion.

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  20. Coal Plant Technology Putting Mississippi on the MapRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The race is on for developing countries to lower their carbon footprint emissions, and the technology to do that is located right here in East Mississippi. The Kemper County Coal Plant continues to garner international attention thanks to it's carbon capture technology and the more the 50 delegates from the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation who arrived in Meridian, have a keen interest in the technology that is being used at the coal plant.

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