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BALDWYN, Miss.—Officials from Advanced Innovations East, a subsidiary of Sleep Innovations, and state and local officials broke ground Thursday, May 30 on a 108,000-square-foot expansion at the company’s location in the Harry A. Martin North Lee Industrial Complex in Baldwyn, Miss. The project represents a $4 million company investment and will create 50 jobs over the next two years.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce presented Congressman Nunnelee of Mississippi with the annual Spirit of Enterprise award for his support of pro-jobs, pro-growth policies during the second session of the 112th Congress.
Forty-nine graduates of the Mississippi Scholars program were recently recognized during senior award ceremonies at Mooreville High School, Nettleton High School, Saltillo High School, and Shannon High School. Since 2003, Lee County schools have participated in the program designed to motivate students to enroll in rigorous high school courses that will prepare them for college and careers. Tupelo City Schools began participation in 2011 and will graduate its first class of Mississippi Scholars in 2015.