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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…

FEUER POWERTRAIN OFFICIALLY OPENS FOR BUSINESS IN TUNICA COUNTY

Nov 16, 2016 - Tunica, MS
Mississippi Development Authority Executive Director Glenn McCullough, Jr., and officials from FEUER Powertrain GMBH gathered in Robinsonville, Mississippi, to celebrate…

CONTINENTAL TIRE THE AMERICAS, LLC, BREAKS GROUND ON TIRE MANUFACTURING PLANT IN HINDS COUNTY

Nov 3, 2016 - Hinds County, MS
Governor Phil Bryant, executives from Continental Tire the Americas, LLC,  and state and local officials gathered today for a groundbreaking…


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