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Mississippi Power announces two more Project Ready industrial sites

Jul 19, 2017 - John C. Stennis Space Center; MS Power
Mississippi Power’s Economic Development department recently announced the addition of two Project Ready industrial sites within a designated 1,100-acre development…

The Tate County Economic Development Foundation

Jun 29, 2017 - Tate County, MS
The Tate County Economic Development Foundation (EDF) Executive Committee regrets to announce Tim Climer's departure as Executive Director of the…

Foreign Direct Investment: Driving Global Competitiveness and Innovation

Jun 19, 2017 - MS State University CAVS
Foreign Direct Investment‭ (‬FDI‭) ‬plays an important role in the US economy.‭ ‬It leads to the creation of jobs,‭ ‬an increase…

Jones County official gets national certificate

Jun 17, 2017 - Larkin Simpson, Jones County, MS
Larkin Simpson of the Economic Development Authority of Jones County and Jones County Chamber of Commerce recently received certification as…


Jun 15, 2017 - Jackson, MS
The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) celebrated achievements of Mississippi Main Street Communities at the 28th Annual Awards Luncheon in…

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…


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…

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