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County certified as ACT Work Ready Community

Jan 8, 2017 - Washington County, MS
The Washington County Economic Alliance is pleased to announce that Washington County is now a certified ACT Work Ready Community.…


Jan 5, 2017 - Hinds County, MS
 Mississippi has been awarded Business Facilities’ 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year, winning the publication’s Gold Award for successfully…


Jan 3, 2017 - Columbia, MS
Crown Health Care Laundry Services is expanding in Columbia, Miss., investing $800,000 and creating 50 new jobs. “I am pleased…

Mississippi Development Guide

Jan 1, 2017 - Mississippi
Site Selection has published the annual Mississippi Development Guide. The publication details the current economic climate of the state, while…

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…

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