Jun 2017
General | News Room | Jun 26

Multicraft International Opens Multicraft Ventures in Pelahatchie

Jackson, Mississippi – Officials from Multicraft International, state and local leaders celebrated the grand opening of the company’s new division, Multicraft Ventures, LLC, in Pelahatchie. The project is a $2 million corporate investment and creates 50 jobs. “The creation of Multicraft Ventures and 50 new jobs in Pelahatchie demonstrates Multicraft’s ongoing commitment to doing business […]
General | News Room | Jun 21

Governor’s Concert at Mississippi Bicentennial North Returns Indoors

Jackson, Mississippi – Due to the threat of inclement weather from Tropical Storm Cindy, the Governor’s Concert at the Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration North on Saturday, June 24 will return to its original indoors location, the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Mississippi. “Safety is our priority,” said Governor Phil […]
General | News Room | Jun 7

Visit Mississippi and Mississippi Humanities Council Award More than $70,000 in Bicentennial Grants in May

Jackson, Mississippi — June 7, 2017 — To support local celebrations of the Mississippi bicentennial, the Mississippi Humanities Council is partnering with the Mississippi Development Authority’s Visit Mississippi to oversee a Bicentennial Grants Program. In May, the review committee awarded more than $70,000 to 16 different projects across the state, bringing the total awarded to date […]
General | News Room | Jun 5

Governor’s Concert at Mississippi Bicentennial North Moves to Grove

Jackson, Mississippi — Because of the tremendous response, the Governor’s Concert at the Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration North on June 24 is moving from the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts to the larger-capacity, outdoor Grove at the University of Mississippi. “Interest in the Governor’s Concert showcasing Marty Stuart and many other Mississippi music […]
General | News Room | Jun 1

Mississippi Declares Retirement Week with ‘You’ve Arrived’ Campaign

Jackson, Mississippi — June 1, 2017 — The Mississippi Development Authority’s Hometown Mississippi Retirement program has declared June 5-9 Retirement Week in Mississippi. The “You’ve Arrived” campaign will inform potential retirees of the benefits of retirement in the state’s 13 Certified Retirement Cities, including cultural riches, entertainment and cuisine, excellent medical care and a year-round pleasant […]