City considers Mississippi Power proposal

The city of Meridian is considering a proposal from Mississippi Power to locate power lines near the Bonita Lakes property.

It has already caused some community concerns.

Mississippi Power Company officials say the line is a critical part of the lignite coal plant project in Kemper County. The proposed site for it is not necessarily close to the lakes at Bonita, but instead parallel to Highway 45, about 50 to 60 yards off the highway.

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