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May 6th, 2013

County financially assisting Siloam Water

May 6, 2013

A new water well is long overdue for the approximate 2400 customers of the Siloam Water Association. And now Clay County officials are working to ensure that the water association receives a new well for the benefit of its water customers.

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May 3rd

Higgins discusses new road for Yokohama

May 3, 2013

Residents living around the future site of Yokohama Tire Corporation can be assured that local economic developers are doing everything in their power not to disrupt the lives of residents living in that area.

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Absentee voting deadline drawing near

May 3, 2013

Registered electors of West Point who wish to vote by absentee ballot have only two more days to do so.

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April 29th

Officials, citizens gather for Yokohama signing

April 29, 2013

It was a fun, fun day Monday at the Ritz Conference Center in West Point where history was made with the official signing of the partnership agreement between Clay County and Yokohama Tire Corporation.

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Benefiting our kids: Yokohama could result in more teachers

April 29, 2013

Crammed classrooms and lack of adequate personnel could be a thing of the past in the next few years when the West Point School District reaps the financial benefits it is expected to receive through Yokohama Tire Corporation production.

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April 27th

Law makes session extra special for West Point

April 27, 2013

Friday was a special day for Clay County and West Point.
There was a special session for a special community that everyone present knew deserved better than being at the bottom of employment statistics, like it has since over 1,000 jobs were lost at the closing of Sara Lee.

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Turner reacts to Yokohama decision

April 27, 2013

Monumental. Extraordinary. Thrilling. And historic to say the least.
Yes, it was an exciting day for West Point Friday and a great day for the entire state of Mississippi with Mississippi lawmakers passing an act securing incentives for Yokohama Tire Corporation, which is slated to open in Clay County in 2015.

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Gamble pays off for county supervisors

April 27, 2013

November 1, 2012 was a typical cool fall morning.
The Clay County Board of Supervisors slowly started to trickle in at the Prairie Belt Powersite, located on Hazelwood Road north of town.

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April 26th

Gibbs-Turner Economic Development Act passes into law

April 26, 2013

House Bill One, which has been named the Gibbs-Turner Economic Development Act has passed both houses in the legislature, and it is now law.
Angela Turner spoke to the Senate body before the vote today, endorsing the bill.
"As you know, Clay County has taken a hit," Turner said. "We are excited about the project coming to town."
Turner says that this has been a team effort.
"This is a major project for the state," Turner said.
The bill passed with no opposition in the Senate at 12:36 p.m.

Holland Amendment defeated: Clean bill heads to the Senate

April 26, 2013

Representative Tyrone Ellis, who represents a portion of Clay County helped push a clean House Bill through moments ago after Rep. Steve Holland had added an amendment to the bill that would include incentives for Cooper Tire.
Holland's arguments are that should help existing industry, something MDA executive Brent Christensen has said many times.
However, Ellis raised the point that it was not known by MDA or the state what exactly Cooper Tire needs in terms of incentives.

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