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PURVIS, Miss., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- After 16 months of razing work, Burns & McDonnell has completed the demolition phase of a five-year project to convert R.D. Morrow, Sr. Generating Station (Plant Morrow) from coal to a natural gas-fired combined cycle plant. When fully operational in early 2023, the combined-cycle plant -- equipped with advanced-class combustion turbine technology and reusing an existing steam turbine -- will be able to generate 550 MW of energy, becoming the most efficient coal-to-gas heat recovery repower project in North America.

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BROOKHAVEN, Miss., Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Reed's Metals, headquartered in Brookhaven, Mississippi, is pleased to announce a merger with Oakland Metal Buildings. The combined company will go by the name of Reed's Metals. The new name represents the company's unified commitment to effectively serve customers and communities across the Southeastern United States.

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BILOXI, Miss., Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Peoples Financial Corporation (OTCQX Best Market: PFBX), parent of The Peoples Bank, announced a revision to its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020, which were previously announced on July 29, 2020.