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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…

USM to Support Meridian’s Effort to Attract the T-X Program Assembly Site

Oct 31, 2016 - Meridian, MS
The University of Southern Mississippi has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the East Mississippi Business Development Corporation and the Meridian…

While Toyota marks the 50th anniversary of Corolla, Toyota Mississippi reaches another milestone

Oct 30, 2016 - Blue Springs
Last week, Toyota Mississippi quietly reached a significant landmark: five years of production. There was no big celebration to mark…

MISSISSIPPI MAIN STREET ANNOUNCES NEW VISION PLAN, FIRST PROGRAM TO BE HELD IN SALTILLO

Oct 25, 2016 - Saltillo, MS
The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) announces a new program for newly-designated Main Street communities called the Mississippi Vision Plan.…

Public Service Commission Approves Major Golden Triangle Natural Gas Expansion

Oct 21, 2016 - Golden Triangle
Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley recently announced the approval of $16.7 million in natural gas expansion projects in Lowndes and…


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