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Coleman site getting attention, not yet ready for development

Hancock County Industrial Foundation Director Mike Baker told Fiscal Court Monday the site of the former Kenneth C. Coleman Generating Station has already received at least three inquiries at the state level regarding potential development, though the site is still at least a year away from being ready for reimagined use. The site was shuttered…

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Fiscal Court hears workforce report from Industrial Foundation

  Hancock County Industrial Foundation Director Mike Baker told Fiscal Court Monday the shortage of qualified, capable workers will be an issue not only for local industry but also for the state for some time to come. The unemployment rate for the county dropped from five percent in January 2021 to 2.8 percent in January…

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Demolition at Big Rivers Electric’s Kenneth C. Coleman Station

Demolition at Big Rivers Electric’s Kenneth C. Coleman Station is continuing, with plans to bring down the largest stack at the former coal-fired power plant in the coming weeks. The three-unit plant was idled in May 2014 after losing its biggest customers – Century smelting operations at Hawesville and Sebree. Century began buying power from…

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