County economy touted

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Jackson County’s economy is doing well and will only get better. That was the message from newly appointed Jackson County Board of Supervisors President Randy Bosarge at his State of the County address Wednesday. Among the highlights: the approval of funds...

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Boost in workers will have impact

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Scheduled maintenance at the Chevron Pascagoula Refinery will bring thousands of contract workers to Jackson County, boosting the local economy. Maintenance is an ongoing process, said Alan Sudduth, manager of policy, government and public affairs at the...

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Contract: Scientific Research, $86.7M

Scientific Research Corp., Atlanta, is being awarded an estimated value $86,721,758 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of the Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) engineering,...

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Contract: HII, $30.2M

Huntington Ingalls Inc. - Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded $30,169,626 for a cost-plus-fixed fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-4444) for the execution of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) emergent repair and restoration. This effort...

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Contract: HII, $125.1M

Huntington Ingalls Inc. - Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $125,136,069 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-4444) for the execution of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) emergent repair and restoration. This effort shall...

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Fitzerald arriving for repairs

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – The USS Fitzgerald is scheduled to arrive in South Mississippi on Friday morning. The guided missile destroyer arrives at about 10 a.m. Ingalls was selected by the U.S. Navy to repair the Fitzgerald, which was built at Bath Iron Works in Maine and launched...

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Contract: Multiple, $8.5M

Talon Electrical Mechanical Group of Ocean Springs, Miss., is among the companies awarded a not-to-exceed $8.5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract for a one year requirement to provide worldwide shipboard engineering and electrical services to...

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Marine center nears opening

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. – After two years of construction, the new Marine Education Center is almost ready to welcome students. The Gulf Coast Research Lab facility replaces the J.L. Scott Marine Education Center at Biloxi Point, which was wiped out during Hurricane Katrina. The...

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New terminal eyed for Pascagoula

BETHESDA, Md. -- A company that makes wood pellets and sells them to power plants overseas says it’s forming a new joint venture with an insurance company to buy a plant in South Carolina and build a port in Mississippi. Enviva Holdings of Bethesda on Tuesday announced the deal...

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Contract: Northrop, $255.3M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded $255,309,325 for fixed-price-incentive modification P00003 to a previously awarded advanced acquisition contract (N00019-17-C-0018) for the Lot 3 low-rate initial production of three MQ-4C Triton unmanned...

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DHS picks Mississippi

Mississippi State University in Starkville was chosen by the Department of Homeland Security as a base of operations for drone research. Research

B&D expands, creating 35 jobs

B&D Plastics, LLC is expanding in Gautier, Miss., a $750,000 corporate investment that will create 35 jobs. B&D Plastics is one of the

Northrop expanding in Moss Point

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems Center will expand its operation at Trent Lott International Airport in Moss Point,

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