Aug 2017
General | News Room | Aug 22

Mississippi Development Authority Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Exporting

Jackson, Mississippi — August 22, 2017 — Nominations for the 2017 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Exporting are now being accepted. The awards will be presented by Governor Phil Bryant on Nov. 2 during a ceremony at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson, Mississippi. The Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Exporting recognize one or more […]
General | News Room | Aug 17

Jackson Library Sit-In Marker Dedicated on Mississippi Freedom Trail

Jackson, Mississippi — August 17, 2017 — A Mississippi Freedom Trail marker memorializing the 1961 Jackson Municipal Library Sit-In was dedicated today in Jackson. This is the state’s 25th marker on the trail. “The Mississippi Freedom Trail tells an important part of our story as a people,” said Visit Mississippi Director Craig Ray. “The courage shown […]
General | News Room | Aug 15

Growth Leads to Aviation Expansion in Grenada

Jackson, Mississippi — August 15, 2017 — Sunshine Aviation held a ribbon cutting for the company’s completed expansion at the Grenada Municipal Airport in Grenada, Mississippi. The project is a $50,000 corporate investment and creates 15 jobs. “The opening of Sunshine Aviation’s new facility is exciting news for the citizens of Grenada County. I congratulate the […]
General | News Room | Aug 15

From Kitchen to Kroger, Small Business Achieves Success with MDA Support

Jackson, Mississippi — August 10, 2017 — Oxford, Mississippi-based No Time 2 Cook began in 2005 in Karen Kurr’s kitchen. With the assistance of the Mississippi Development Authority’s Minority and Small Business Development Division (MSBDD), the company has grown into a 5,000-square-foot facility in Oxford where it produces frozen, home-style meals found in more than 250 […]
General | News Room | Aug 2

S&A Industries Expanding in New Albany

Jackson, Mississippi — August 2, 2017 — Automotive supplier S&A Industries Corporation is expanding operations in New Albany, Mississippi, investing $4 million and creating 40 jobs. “The addition of 40 new jobs by S&A Industries in New Albany is a testament to the hard working people of Union County and demonstrates Mississippi’s business climate allows companies […]