Jan 2012

Foley Products to Locate in Prentiss

Prentiss, Miss. (January 25, 2012) – Officials from Foley Products Company, manufacturer of precast concrete products, have announced the company is opening a facility in Prentiss, Miss., in Jefferson Davis County. The project represents a company investment of more than $7 million and will create 40 new jobs. The company’s new Prentiss location will enable […]
Energy | General | News Room | Jan 19

MDA Accepting Applications for Sustainable Communities Mini-Grants

Jackson, Miss. (January 19, 2012) – The Energy Division of the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) is now accepting applications for its Sustainable Communities mini-grants. The Sustainable Communities program, made available through the U.S. Department of Energy’s State Energy Program and administered by MDA, is designed to help municipalities, counties and rural communities incorporate sustainable energy […]

Kimberly-Clark Locating in Southaven

Southaven, Miss. (January 18, 2012) – Kimberly-Clark Corporation [NYSE: KMB] has announced it is locating a distribution facility in Southaven, Miss. The company’s Southaven distribution center will employ more than 100 workers and represents a capital investment of approximately $2 million. “I am pleased Kimberly-Clark is expanding its business presence in Mississippi,” Governor Phil Bryant […]
General | News Room | Jan 12

Mississippi Ranked Lowest for Tax Burden

Jackson, Miss. (January 12, 2012) — Mississippi residents enjoy the lowest tax burden in the nation, according to a ranking by Bloomberg. The multinational financial news corporation ranked states based on income, property, consumption and inheritance taxes, along with taxes on retirement investments. “The cost of living in Mississippi and the quality of life in […]

Rolls-Royce Expanding in Hancock County

Stennis Space Center, Miss. (January 9, 2012) – Today, Governor Barbour announced that Rolls-Royce North America is adding a second jet engine test stand at the NASA John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Miss. The project represents a company investment of at least $50 million and will create 35 new jobs. Currently, Rolls-Royce […]