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MBJ BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR: Joe Max Higgins of the Golden Triangle’s LINK

Dec 28, 2016 - Joe Max Higgins
What? You haven’t heard of the Golden Triangle of Mississippi? Then you just moved here. Or maybe you don’t believe…

New project could bring jobs, developers to the Coast

Dec 21, 2016 - MS Power
Attracting developers and jobs to any area of the country has become so competitive that South Mississippi is using every…

Biewer Lumber Sawmill in early production phase

Dec 21, 2016 - Newton, MS
In December of last year Biewer Lumberl announced it would be locating to the City of Newton. The Midwest company…

Capstone Project Aids with Getting Building Funded

Dec 19, 2016 - Hunter Aycock, CDF, USM
Hunter Aycock, Director of Business Development for the Community Development Foundation, leveraged his capstone project for the MSED program to…

Energy project could bring $250 million converter station to Lowndes County

Dec 15, 2016 - Columbia, MS
Half of a $1.4 billion energy project spanning several southern states will be built in Mississippi. Lowndes County supervisors heard…

Tourism agency: European flights to energize Mississippi market

Dec 13, 2016 - Mississippi
British Airways and Condor Airlines will start offering nonstop flights from London and Germany to New Orleans. Visit Mississippi, the…

Hattiesburg shines with massive new solar farms and jobs growth

Dec 12, 2016 - Hattiesburg, MS
  The greater Hattiesburg area is quickly becoming a solar hub of the state and region with two, $100-million solar…

Mayor looks abroad for economic opportunities

Dec 9, 2016 - Tupelo, MS
Tupelo’s mayor spent all of last week in Israel as part of an economic development trip hosted by the Mississippi…

’60 Minutes’ effect: showers of positive news on Golden Triangle

Dec 4, 2016 - Golden Triangle
Mississippi got the nation’s attention Sunday night – and it was all positive. CBS’ “60 Minutes” focused on the economic…

CDF breaks ground on third spec building

Nov 29, 2016 - Shannon
 The Community Development Foundation broke ground on its third speculative building, a 100,000-square-foot facility in the Tupelo Lee Industrial Park…


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