Jul 2017
General | News Room | Jul 27

Mississippi Wins Gold Shovel Award

Jackson, Mississippi — Mississippi received a 2017 Gold Shovel Award from Area Development magazine. The Gold Shovel signifies substantial economic development achievement in the state. Governor Phil Bryant announced the award on Thursday morning at the Neshoba County Fair.  “Area Development magazine’s Gold Shovel Award shines the spotlight on Mississippi’s supportive business climate and skilled workforce, […]
General | News Room | Jul 25

Emmett Till Marker on Mississippi Freedom Trail Rededicated

Money, Mississippi — July 25, 2017 — The Mississippi Freedom Trail Task Force rededicated the Emmett Till historical interpretive marker today outside the former Bryant’s Grocery in Money. The repaired marker restores information detailing how Till’s death in 1955 galvanized the Civil Rights movement across America. Visitors to the marker discovered it was defaced in June. […]

Global Automotive Supplier Calsonic Kansei Expands in Madison

Jackson, Mississippi — Governor Phil Bryant and officials from global automotive supplier Calsonic Kansei announced the company’s expansion in Madison. The $16.33 million corporate investment creates 98 new jobs. “Mississippi’s outstanding reputation in the automotive industry is known worldwide,” Governor Bryant said. “Calsonic Kansei’s addition of so many new jobs in Madison once again puts our […]