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New face joins Alliance economic development staff

Jun 3, 2017 - Corinth, MS - The Alliance
The Alliance is growing. On the eve of moving into their new downtown corner building, the Corinth and Alcorn County…

Mississippi State VP co-chairing Governor’s Ocean Task Force

Jun 2, 2017 - MS State, Dr. David Shaw, MS Governor’s Ocean Task Force
Mississippi State’s chief research officer will play a key leadership role in a new statewide maritime technologies initiative. Gov. Phil…

NORTHROP GRUMMAN LOCATING NEW AEROSPACE WORK IN JACKSON COUNTY

May 31, 2017 - Jackson County, MS
Northrop Grumman is adding a mix of new work to its Unmanned Systems facility in Jackson County, including sub-assembly work…

Monroe County native to take chamber’s executive director position

May 31, 2017 - Monroe County chamber of Commerce
Chelsea Thompson Baulch, PCED, has been named Executive Director of the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce. She will be responsible…

New website aims to help small businesses

May 14, 2017
The Mississippi Development Authority’s Minority and Small Business Development Division launched a new business directory and minority certification website, www.mississippi.org/minority-certification. The…

State honored by mag for Continental Tire deal

May 10, 2017 - Continental Tire
Trade & Industry Development magazine recently awarded the state of Mississippi a 2017 Corporate Investment and Community Impact, or CiCi, Award…

GULFPORT MAIN STREET WINS NATIONAL INNOVATION AWARD FOR FISHBONE ALLEY

May 3, 2017 - Gulfort Main Street
The National Main Street Center announced today the winners of its annual “Innovation on Main Street” awards, including Gulfport Main…

Mississippi State selected to lead Homeland Security UAS test site

Apr 21, 2017 - Starkville, MS
Mississippi State University will lead a major research and development project for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) after a…

Innovation Month in Mississippi

Oct 31, 2013
Please click here for Phil Bryant's, Governor of the State of Mississippi, proclamation for November as the Innovation Month.

2013-2014 MEDC Board of Directors

Oct 7, 2013
MS Economic Development Council Announces 2013- 2014 Officers and Board of Directors.  Click here for full details.


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