Editorial Results (free)
1. Last Word: Looking In The Lookout, Women in Business and The Race for Governor
- Monday, February 19, 2018
What would bring a Memphian on his own to The Lookout – the restaurant and bar at the top of the Pyramid? The view, of course. So after the obligatory walk outside to the views south along the riverfront and west across the river, I settled in Sunday for the view from within. I lined up with both of the tree stumps in the round fish tank in the center of the Pyramid’s apex, a steampunk frog watching from above.
2. Facing $1B Suit, Utility Seeks to Curb Attorney General
- Monday, February 19, 2018
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Facing a $1 billion-plus lawsuit, Mississippi's largest private electrical utility wants to curb the state's attorney general power to sue.
Entergy Mississippi wants the Public Service Commission to have "exclusive jurisdiction" over utility matters. Senate Bill 2295, which passed the Senate 51-1 and now awaits House action, would say Attorney General Jim Hood could only go to court if the commission gives him permission or if he's appealing a commission decision.
3. Rates to Rise for 2 Mississippi Electrical Utilities
- Wednesday, January 17, 2018
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Customers of Mississippi's two privately owned electrical utilities will see higher rates starting in February.
The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted Tuesday to approve rate changes for Entergy Corp. and Mississippi Power Co.
4. Mississippi Utility Inks Deal on Troubled $7.5B Power Plant
- Monday, December 4, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Regulators have reached a settlement with Mississippi Power Co. on how much customers should pay for a troubled $7.5 billion power plant once touted as a model for the future of coal. The unit of Atlanta-based Southern Co. is agreeing to lower the price tag on its Kemper County power plant by $85 million, its second round of concessions in the last two weeks, after shareholders earlier absorbed $6 billion in losses.
5. Electric Utilities Ask Higher Rates on Mississippi Customers
- Friday, November 17, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi's two privately owned electric utilities are asking regulators to make customers pay more next year.
Entergy Mississippi's request would boost rates for a yardstick residential customer from $104 a month to $114 a month, beginning in February, to pay for fuel costs.
6. Analysis: Mississippi LGBT Law Faces More Court Scrutiny
- Monday, June 26, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is in for a long court fight over constitutional questions about its law dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage.
Legislators in 2016 passed House Bill 1523 , called the "Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act."
7. Mississippi Electric Rates Rise With Natural Gas Prices
- Friday, January 13, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Customers of Mississippi's two private electric utilities will see higher bills in February as they pass through rebounding natural gas costs.
The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted Thursday to approve higher fuel costs for both Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power Co.
8. Agreement Made on $54.4M Entergy Arkansas Rate Increase
- Thursday, October 27, 2016
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Entergy Arkansas and four other parties have agreed to a $54.4 million electric rate increase for 2017.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (http://bit.ly/2ffvUZg) reports that Entergy, the Public Service Commission's general staff, the attorney general's office, Arkansas Electric Energy Consumers and a group of hospitals and colleges settled on the figure. The figure reflects a 3.38 percent increase for each residential customer.
9. Impacts Minor as River Rises in Mississippi's Delta Region
- Thursday, January 7, 2016
TUNICA, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi River still has more than a foot to rise before its predicted crest Saturday at Tunica, but residents and casino officials say the rare winter flood will be a manageable nuisance.
10. Thomas & Betts Parent ABB To Open New Mississippi Facility
- Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Power and automation technology group ABB is bringing 300 jobs to Senatobia, Miss., with a recently announced manufacturing facility.
The project will create 200 new jobs within three years and add 100 more within five years.
11. Entergy Says Grid Manager Savings Exceed Projections
- Friday, May 15, 2015
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Entergy Corp. estimates its electrical customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas saved more than $250 million during the first year of Entergy's membership in a regional grid manager.
12. Mississippi Regulators OK Small Entergy Rate Increase
- Friday, December 12, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Entergy Corp. will get a $16.2 million overall rate increase but many customers will see little or no difference in their monthly bills under a new rate plan approved Thursday by the Mississippi Public Service Commission.
13. Entergy to Raise Rates in Mississippi
- Wednesday, August 14, 2013
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Entergy Corp. customers in Mississippi will pay $22.3 million more over the next nine months, as the company recoups more for expenses.
14. Storm Snaps Power Poles Near Some Tunica Casinos
- Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Power is back on in Tunica after a Sunday storm blew down power poles along Casino Strip Resort Boulevard.
Nearly 30 poles snapped along the thoroughfare, WATN-TV reports.
Three of the county’s nine casinos lost power and operated for a time on generators. Some homes also lost power.
15. Bryant Wants to Ease Mississippi Veterans' Job Searches
- Thursday, January 17, 2013
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Gov. Phil Bryant wants to make it easier for veterans to get jobs when they leave the military and for the spouses of military members to get jobs when they transfer to Mississippi.
16. Storm Leads Companies to Postpone Earnings Reports
- Tuesday, October 30, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – A number of major U.S. companies postponed quarterly earnings reports scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, as Hurricane Sandy barreled into the East Coast and caused the first unplanned shutdown of financial markets since 2001.
17. Future Looking Bright At Bartlett’s ECE Solar
- Monday, July 30, 2012
Most people who install solar panels to their home understand that it’s an investment that takes awhile to pay off.
Being in the business of installing solar panels is much the same. Still, Bill Turberville of Electrical Contracting Enterprises LLC, 3080 Stage Post Road in Bartlett, said he’d rather be the first in that market than the last.
18. Entergy Says Deal Reached on Rate Increase
- Thursday, May 27, 2010
Entergy Arkansas says it's reached an agreement for a base rate increase of $73.8 million after the Arkansas Public Service Commission rejected an earlier plan.
The agreement announced Tuesday is the same amount as a proposal from earlier this month that the PSC rejected, but changes how the increase is spread out among customers.
19. Hino Seeks to Block Entergy Rate Settlement
- Monday, May 17, 2010
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Hino Motors Manufacturing USA is asking state regulators to scuttle a settlement proposal in which Entergy Arkansas agreed to shave $150 million off a rate hike request.
20. MLGW Cutoffs Rise While Customers Scramble to Pay Up
- Wednesday, July 9, 2008
Less than three months after the city of Memphis rolled out a $2.5 million utility assistance program, Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton’s office released a terse statement late in the day June 27, saying the program would not be funded in the new fiscal year.
21. Mayor Herenton's Executive Assistant Moves to MLGW
- Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Gale Jones Carson has been named director of corporate communications for Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division. In her new executive-level position, she will report directly to MLGW president and CEO Joseph Lee III. She previously was executive assistant to Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton.
22. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 9, 2003
Calendar of Events June 9-June 15
Calendar of Events June 9-June 15 June 11
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosts Business Before Lunch at 11:15 a.m. at the Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar Ave. Cost is $11. For information, call Kathy ...
23. Archived Article: Entergy P
- Tuesday, January 29, 2002
Entergy said overcharging for under-deliveries Entergy said overcharging for under-deliveries A dozen power generators have asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to stop Entergy Corp. from charging unfair rates for energy imbalances resulti...
24. Archived Article: Mlgw P.2
- Monday, July 24, 2000
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division has been rated as the top utility in the southern region of the United States for reside MLGW receives top utility rating Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division has been rated as the top utility in the southern r...
25. Archived Article: Marketbase (lead)
- Wednesday, April 19, 2000
MarketBase 2000 to showcase North Mississippi business MarketBase 2000 showcases North Mississippi business By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News North Mississippi business and industry will be in the spotlight at DeSoto Countys fourth annual business ex...
26. Archived Article: Desoto (bott)
- Tuesday, May 18, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON MarketBase 99 to showcase North Mississippi business By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News North Mississippi business and industry will be in the spotlight at DeSoto Countys third annual business exposition, an event organized by the So...
27. Archived Article: Focus2
- Thursday, October 1, 1998
In its last term, the United States Supreme Court decided several important employment and labor cases that will impact employers in the coming years In its last term, the United States Supreme Court decided several important employment and labor ca...
28. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 5, 1998
SCB Computer names officer Jeffrey Cobb has been named chief operating officer and Michael Hirschey named executive vice president of outsourcing and enterprise resource planning services at SCB Computer Technology Inc. Cobb joined SCB in 1983 and s...
29. Archived Article: N. Ms Bus. Expo Lj
- Friday, May 1, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON North Mississippi Business Expo set for May 19 By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News "Lets Get Down to Business" will be the theme of the second annual North Mississippi Business Expo, scheduled for May 19 at the Northwest Mis...
30. Archived Article: Law Analys
- Thursday, February 12, 1998
A look back A look ahead A look back A look ahead By JEFF WEINTRAUB Special to The Daily News A strong economy led the headlines for 1997, with low inflation and a tight labor market. The UPS strike and huge settlements, such as those against Home D...
31. Archived Article: Back
- Tuesday, August 26, 1997
Delta business forum Delta business forum to be held in October Those interested in discovering new approaches to solving the problems of the Delta can join forces in Little Rock, Ark., on Oct. 28-29 for "Breaking New Ground A Delta Business De...
32. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, August 14, 1997
Enerserv Inc Enerserv Inc. vs. Entergy Integrated Solutions Inc., System & Service U.S.A. Inc. and American System & Service Inc. According to the suit, Enerserv entered into a contractual agreement with the defendants whereby introductions ...
33. Archived Article: N Miss Expo 97 Lj
- Thursday, May 22, 1997
lj 10/5 cates DeSoto County expo spotlights business By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News With every booth sold out and more than a thousand complimentary tickets distributed, organizers of DeSoto Countys first business exposition anticipate that the ev...
34. Archived Article: Ent Corp Delta Lj
- Tuesday, January 14, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Delta businesses get boost from Mississippi enterprise By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Knox Rhyan started his own business, Rhyan Manufacturing Inc., 16 months ago in the Arkansas Delta to produce a line of specialty aluminum products...
35. Archived Article: Ent Corp Delta Lj.
- Tuesday, January 14, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Delta businesses get boost from Mississippi enterprise JAN. 14, 1997 -- Knox Rhyan started his own business, Rhyan Manufacturing Inc., 16 months ago in the Arkansas Delta to produce a line of specialty aluminum products. The Warren, Ar...
36. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 26, 1996
Aug Aug. 27 Women in Communications will meet at 11:45 a.m. at the Spaghetti Warehouse, 40 Huling Ave. Denise Dubois Taylor, vice president of communications and public relations for the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau, will speak on Memphis ...
37. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 19, 1996
Aug Aug. 19 The MidSouth Workers Compensation Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Racquet Club. The speaker will be Mac Allen of National Safety Alliance who will discuss substance abuse testing programs. The cost is $15 for members and $20 f...
38. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 12, 1996
Aug Aug. 12 The Mid-South Quality-Productivity Center will sponsor a series of four workshops at State Technical Institute titled "Developing and Managing Effective Relationships at Work." The topics include developing an effective communi...
39. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, August 5, 1996
Aug Aug. 6 The Memphis Job Service Employer Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 6101 Shelby Oaks Drive. The speaker will be Maeola Killebrew, administrative director of the office of job training at State Technical Institute, who wi...
40. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, July 29, 1996
July 31 July 31 The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce will host small business counseling sessions for current and potential business owners. Counseling will be provided by representatives from the Tennessee Small Business Development Center. For a...
41. Archived Article: Cap Invest
- Monday, July 22, 1996
7/22 jts cap. invest. Tennessee investment up for first half of year By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Capital investment in Tennessee hit a seven-year peak for the first half of this year, with the dollar value of new and expanded industry in the stat...
42. Archived Article: Correction
- Friday, May 10, 1996
CORREX In a May 8 story in The Daily News on Entergys pilot program with Shelby County, the cost to the government for the project was reported incorrectly. Entergy will assume all costs for installation and maintenance. ...
43. Archived Article: Back (entergy)
- Wednesday, May 8, 1996
5/8 Entergy-County update Entergy names county buildings for energy systems The Daily News Memphis-based Entergy Systems and Service Inc. named Tuesday three Shelby County facilities that will get high-efficiency energy systems in a unique public-pr...
44. Archived Article: Entergy Jts
- Tuesday, May 7, 1996
5/7 jts Entergy Entergy, county team up for energy efficiency pilot By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Entergy Systems and Service Inc. will team up with Shelby County to introduce high-efficiency energy systems into local government facilities, the com...
45. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 6, 1996
05-06 Calendar May 7 The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerces A. M. Club will meet at 7:15 a.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The speaker will be Paul Williams of Entergy Systems & Service Inc. The cost is $15. For more informat...
46. Archived Article: Govt Briefs
- Friday, March 15, 1996
03-15 Govt briefs The League of Women Voters and the Sierra Club will sponsor a Walk on the Chickasaw Bluff on Saturday at 10 a.m. The walk, which is open to the public, will begin at Tennessee and Huling near the Spaghetti Warehouse parking lot at ...