Dec 2016

Back Stage Pass in Vicksburg

The Countdown is On! Join us in 4 Weeks for Back Stage Pass in Vicksburg January 26-27, 2017 at the Vicksburg Convention Center Hotel Room Cut-off: Jan. 4 Exhibitor Deadline: Jan. 6 Deadline to Register: Jan. 13  Kick off Mississippi’s Bicentennial Year in historic downtown Vicksburg! With a “Nod to the Past and a Vision […]

MEC Capital Day

Governor Bryant, Lt. Governor Reeves to Headline  MEC Capital Day Sessions MEC Capital Day attendees will have the exciting opportunity to hear from statewide political leaders regarding their upcoming legislative agendas next Thursday, January 5, 2017 at the Jackson Marriott and Mississippi State Capitol.  Speakers Include (not in order of appearance): Morning Sessio Governor Phil […]

Two Mississippians honored with The Recording Academy® Lifetime Achievement Awards

JACKSON, MISS.––Dec. 21, 2016–– The Recording Academy® announced native Mississippians Charley Pride and Jimmie Rodgers will be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards. “It’s credit to the talent of our state that two Mississippians are receiving Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Awards this year,” says Gov. Phil Bryant. “There aren’t two bigger pioneers of country music than […]

Crown Health Care Laundry Services Expanding in Columbia, Miss.

JACKSON – Crown Health Care Laundry Services is expanding in Columbia, Miss., investing $800,000 and creating 50 new jobs. “I am pleased Crown Health Care has chosen to expand and create so many new jobs for the residents of Marion County. I wish the company many more successful years in Columbia,” Gov. Phil Bryant said. […]
General | News Room | Dec 15

Niagara Bottling Investing $78 Million, Creating 38 Jobs in Marshall County

Jackson, Mississippi — December 15, 2016 — Niagara Bottling, LLC, the nation’s largest private-label beverage supplier, is locating manufacturing operations in Marshall County, investing $78 million and creating 38 jobs. “I am pleased to welcome Niagara Bottling to Mississippi. The company’s investment and new jobs it will bring to Marshall County are a reflection of […]
General | News Room | Dec 13

Continental Awards Environmental Contract to Mississippi Firm

Jackson, Mississippi — December 13, 2016 — Continental has awarded the Environmental/Air Permitting Consultant Contract to FC&E Engineering, LLC, a full service environmental and civil engineering firm based in Brandon. FC&E will work with Continental’s corporate Environmental Protection, Research & Development team to provide comprehensive development of Continental’s Air Permit application including regulatory applicability, air modeling, selection of air […]

Mississippi’s Hidden Industry

Look closely and you’ll see a flourishing industry hiding in plain sight. Mississippi is home to quite a few enterprising outdoor companies specializing in camouflage design and merchandising. An outdoorsman’s paradise, Mississippi provides visitors and locals alike generous hunting seasons and bag limits with more than 1,000 square miles of public hunting lands. With numerous […]
General | News Room | Dec 6

Mississippi Blues Trail Program Celebrates 10 Years

Jackson, Mississippi — December 6, 2016— Visit Mississippi and the Mississippi Blues Commission invite all who wish to attend to a celebration of 10 years of the Mississippi Blues Trail on Monday, December 12 at 7 p.m. with a Blue Monday Jam at Hal & Mal’s, located at 200 Commerce St., Jackson, Mississippi. “The Mississippi […]