Day: April 30, 2020

The Simmons Family – A Recipe for Success in Public Service

Willie Simmons began his political career of service in 1975 when he ran for the Cleveland School Board and won. His daughter Sarita began hers in 2019 when she won his District 13 Senate seat. His groundbreaking election made him the first African American to serve on the school board and also whetted his appetite …

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Gary Gainspoletti – A True Advocate for His Community

Born and raised in Shaw, this local CPA never left the Delta and continues to see the possibilities available for Cleveland and its residents.  While many have left the Delta for better opportunities, Gainspoletti decided to stay and create them. While some residents encourage their children to move to other areas of the country, he …

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MS Public Service Commission Gives Green Light for Solar Farm

The Mississippi Delta will soon be home to the largest utility-owned solar farm in the state, after receiving approval from the Mississippi Public Service Commission.  Recurrent Energy, a solarfacility manufacturer, will build the project on behalf of Entergy Mississippi, LLC. The project should be complete by no later than mid-2022. Once built, Entergy will assume …

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