Tri-Star Mechanical of Batesville was among contractors honored at the November 1 awards banquet of the Mississippi Associated Builders and Contractors.
Tri-Star won in the mechanical category for their work on the University of Mississippi Central Mechanical Plant in Oxford.
MABC honored member contractors for outstanding quality, innovation and safety in construction projects completed this year.
Carothers Construction of Taylor was also among area contractors recognized at the banquet.
Beginning September 1, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi unilaterally excluded 10 hospitals from its provider network, meaning Blue Cross health insurance policy holders face the potential of higher out-of-pocket expense or even declined reimbursement for services and procedures. After a wave of community outrage from Biloxi to Flowood to Amory, Blue Cross Blue Shield on Monday issued a press release saying it was “offering to reinstate” four of the 10 hospitals. But the actual conditions it sent privately to the hospitals provided new conditions for reinstatement.
Panola County is ranked 24th of 82 counties in the amount of retail sales volume according to figures from the Mississippi Department of Revenue.