Sep 2016

ABB Opens for Business in Senatobia

Jackson, Mississippi — Sept. 30, 2016 — Governor Phil Bryant and executives from leading power and automation technology group ABB officially opened the company’s new advanced technology manufacturing facility in Senatobia, Mississippi. The opening creates 300 new jobs. “Advanced manufacturing is a major economic driver for Mississippi. I thank the ABB team for strengthening the state’s position […]
General | News Room | Sep 29

MDA to Launch Contractor License Readiness Workshop Series

Jackson, Mississippi — September 29, 2016 — The Mississippi Development Authority and the Northeast Mississippi Contract Procurement Center will launch the first Contractor License Readiness Workshop on Wednesday, October 12 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the East Mississippi Community College Golden Triangle Campus’ CMTE building, 8731 S. Frontage Road in Mayhew, Mississippi. The workshop is […]
General | News Room | Sep 26

Polo Custom Products Expanding in Louisville

Jackson, Mississippi — September 26, 2016— Polo Custom Products is expanding operations in Louisville, Mississippi, investing $150,000 and creating 30 jobs. “I thank the Polo Custom Products team for choosing to expand in Louisville and create even more jobs for the area’s workforce,” Governor Phil Bryant said. “‘Made in Mississippi’ is a stamp of quality […]
General | News Room | Sep 21

Mississippi Blues Trail Program to Unveil 192nd Marker Sept. 22 in Cleveland

Jackson, Mississippi — September 21, 2016 — The Mississippi Blues Trail will honor GRAMMY Museum®  Mississippi with a marker unveiling at 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 22. The museum is located at 800 West Sunflower Rd., Cleveland, Mississippi. “The 192nd Mississippi Blues Trail marker celebrates the momentous decision by the Recording Academy to locate the only GRAMMY Museum outside […]
General | News Room | Sep 20

‘Explore like a Local’ Campaign Unveiled at Governor’s Conference on Tourism

Jackson, Mississippi — September 20, 2016 — Governor Phil Bryant unveiled the Explore like a Local online tourism promotional campaign today during the Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Natchez, Mississippi. “Visitors now have a resource to plan their authentic Mississippi experience,” said Governor Bryant. “Explore like a Local takes you off the beaten path and […]
General | News Room | Sep 15

Premium Waters Locating in Hinds County, Creating 42 Jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — September 15, 2016 — Private-label water bottling company Premium Waters, Inc., is locating operations in Hinds County, Mississippi, investing $25 million and creating 42 jobs. “I appreciate the team at Premium Waters for choosing Central Mississippi as the site of the company’s new manufacturing operations and for creating new jobs for the area’s workers,” Governor Phil […]
General | News Room | Sep 8

Mississippi Blues Trail Program to Unveil 191st Marker Sept. 9 in Pascagoula

Jackson, Mississippi — Sept. 8, 2016 — The Mississippi Blues Trail will honor the Mississippi Gulf Coast Blues & Heritage Festival with a marker unveiling at noon on Friday, September 9, at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Pascagoula. The festival, celebrating its 25th year, will follow on Saturday. “The Mississippi Gulf Coast Blues & Heritage Festival has the privilege […]
General | News Room | Sep 8

Mississippi Development Authority to Host Cuba Business Summit

Jackson, Mississippi — Sept. 8, 2016 — Taking advantage of trade opportunities with Cuba will be the topic of the one-day seminar Doing Business with Cuba, hosted by the Mississippi Development Authority. The event will be held Thursday, Oct. 20, from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at The South Warehouse, 627 E. Silas Brown Street in Jackson. […]