Mar 2015

Entrepreneur Center to hold Customer Service Workshop in Clarksdale

Jackson, Mississippi — March 25, 2015 — The Mississippi Development Authority’s Entrepreneur Center will hold a customer service workshop from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on April 21-22 at Stone Pony Pizza, located at 226 Delta Ave. in Clarksdale, Mississippi. The workshop, The Customer Connection: Understanding the Importance of Effective Customer Service, will teach participants how […]

Timber Company Pro South Expanding in Prentiss County

Jackson, Mississippi — March 24, 2015 — Officials from Pro South announce the company is expanding its operations by adding a sawmill at its location near Booneville, Mississippi, in Prentiss County. The project represents a $2.75 million company investment and will create 57 new jobs. Pro South is involved in several sectors of the timber […]

Miss. Home Corporation to Serve as Lead Agency for Housing Programs

Jackson, Miss. (March 13, 2015) –The Mississippi Home Corporation has been designated as the lead agency for federal housing programs administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  This action will result in two bureaus within Mississippi Development Authority that administer housing grants moving to the Mississippi Home Corporation as of July 1, […]

Governor Bryant Proclaims Automotive Industry Week in Mississippi

Jackson, Miss. (Feb. 27, 2015) – Gov. Phil Bryant has proclaimed March 1-7 as Automotive Industry Week in Mississippi, honoring the industry’s vital role in the state’s economy. From the production of the first vehicle in Mississippi more than 10 years ago until now, automotive manufacturing in the state has grown into an industry that […]
Automotive | Mar 5

Cars Under the Stars to be held at the Trade Mart

Jackson, Miss. (March 5, 2015) – Cars Under the Stars, a vintage automobile show benefiting the Mississippi Automotive Manufacturers Association’s scholarship program, will be open to the public from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at the Mississippi Trade Mart in Jackson, Miss. Admission is $10 for adults and free for children under […]
Automotive | Mar 2

Mississippi Legislature to Honor Automotive Manufacturers

Jackson, Miss. (March 2, 2015) – Mississippi lawmakers plan to recognize representatives of state automotive suppliers and manufacturers on the House and Senate floor Tuesday as part of Automotive Industry Week in Mississippi. Events scheduled throughout the week will highlight the automotive industry’s contributions to the state. Additionally, members of the Mississippi Automotive Manufacturers Association […]

Mississippi: The New Health Care Leader?

State’s Telehealth Program Becomes International Blueprint A global eye is on Mississippi’s innovative health care model. Numerous states and countries have turned to Mississippi, which has one of the largest and longest standing statewide telehealth programs, for advice and guidance on how to set up a sustainable program. In a state with numerous health care […]