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Entergy Mississippi Continues Restoration After Second Wave of Storms
04/19/2019

Entergy Mississippi continues to restore power after a second wave of severe thunderstorms and high winds moved through our service area on April 18, causing numerous outages which peaked at 28,300 customers.

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Storm damage in Ridgeland, Mississippi
Storm damage in Ridgeland, Mississippi
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More Severe Weather Strikes and Entergy Mississippi Crews are Ready to Respond
04/18/2019

About 24 hours after Entergy Mississippi restored power to all customers affected by the weekend storms, more severe weather struck. Thunderstorms and heavy rains swept through much of our service territory and multiple tornado warnings were in effect over the afternoon.  As of 5 p.m., about 25,000 customers were without power as a result of the latest round of storms, most of which are in Hinds County. 

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Playing Hooky is Part of the Work Culture at Entergy
04/18/2019

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Insights > Storms
Entergy Mississippi Opening Customer Information Center
04/15/2019

To offer customers the opportunity to discuss their outage directly with Entergy Mississippi representatives and provide other services, the company has opened a Customer Information Center at the Outlets of Vicksburg outlet mall.

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A group of employees and retirees who worked during the Easter Flood of 1979 gather at the Northeast Jackson Substation where a marker indicates how high the water level rose at that facility. From left Ed Smith, senior customer service representative, meter reading operations, Bob Hawkins, retiree, Louis Wright, customer service representative, Ken Coleman, retiree, Bill Bailey, serviceman, Darek Ashley, operations coordinator, and Don Meiners, retiree.
A group of employees and retirees who worked during the Easter Flood of 1979 gather at the Northeast Jackson Substation where a marker indicates how high the water level rose at that facility. From left Ed Smith, senior customer service representative, meter reading operations, Bob Hawkins, retiree, Louis Wright, customer service representative, Ken Coleman, retiree, Bill Bailey, serviceman, Darek Ashley, operations coordinator, and Don Meiners, retiree.
Insights > People Power
Remembering the Easter Flood of 1979
04/15/2019

The devastating Easter Flood of 1979 is an unforgettable part of Jackson, Mississippi’s history. The Pearl River crested and flooded the city’s downtown that April. As expected, the community rose above the devastation. And Entergy, then Mississippi Power & Light, employees were there, fighting to protect the community’s electric power supply. Now 40 years later, some of our employees and retirees still remember the damage and how they pulled together to maintain service to customers.

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A safety mindset and quick thinking help Cleveland linemen Kevin Rogers, Nathan Enriquez and Justin Griffin save a stranded motorist
A safety mindset and quick thinking help Cleveland linemen Kevin Rogers, Nathan Enriquez and Justin Griffin save a stranded motorist
Insights > People Power
“He slid across the water like a catfish.”
03/07/2019

Most people would hesitate to stop on the side of the road in the wee hours of the morning to help a stranger. Especially if they’re outside Parchman, Mississippi. Our linemen aren’t most people.

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How a READI audit helped one customer save money and start new energy-efficient habits.
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More than 25,000 Mississippi Homeowners Save Money and Energy with the READI Program
03/01/2019

Diane Franczyk is one of 25,000 Mississippi homeowners to have energy-saving items installed through the Entergy Mississippi Residential Audit and Direct Install Program. She received 14 LED bulbs, an LED night light, an advanced power strip and had her refrigerator coil cleaned at no additional cost.

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Chris Smith is a senior training specialist at our Knowledge and Skills Training Center in Clinton, Mississippi
Chris Smith is a senior training specialist at our Knowledge and Skills Training Center in Clinton, Mississippi
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A Safety Conversation with Chris Smith
02/22/2019

Chris Smith came to Entergy through little league baseball. His coach worked at the company and later hired Chris as a groundman. That was 34 years ago. Since then, Chris has worked his way through the ranks as a lineworker to his current role as a senior training specialist at our Knowledge and Skills Training center in Clinton, Mississippi.

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Rock Ingram, Tinisha McMillion and Mary DeCuir are all using their engineering backgrounds to conquer new professional territories at Entergy.
Rock Ingram, Tinisha McMillion and Mary DeCuir are all using their engineering backgrounds to conquer new professional territories at Entergy.
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Engineering a New Career
02/21/2019

It takes courage – and curiosity – to venture down a completely new career path. That may explain why some of our engineers are flourishing in non-engineering positions. Their analytical, solution-oriented skills are helping them design their own success. During National Engineers Week, we salute them for conquering new professional territories.

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