Jan 2019
General | News Room | Jan 31

HomeStretch, Inc., increasing furniture production in Nettleton, creating 71 jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — January 31, 2019 — HomeStretch, Inc., an upholstered reclining furniture manufacturer, is expanding in Nettleton. The project is a $500,000 corporate investment and will create 71 jobs.  “HomeStretch is a great example of a homegrown company finding the tools and resources needed for long-term success in our great state. I know its new employees, […]
General | News Room | Jan 24

Entergy Nuclear expanding operations, workforce in Mississippi

Jackson, Miss. (Jan. 24, 2019) – Entergy Nuclear is expanding its operations and workforce in Mississippi, creating 70 new jobs at its Grand Gulf Nuclear Station in Port Gibson and more than 250 new jobs at its Jackson-based headquarters.   “Entergy’s decisions to locate its nuclear headquarters in Jackson and seek the relicensing of the […]
General | News Room | Jan 24

Corelle Brands opening manufacturing and distribution facility in Marshall County, creating 400 jobs

Jackson, Miss. (Jan. 24, 2019) – Corelle Brands LLC, a leading American manufacturer and marketer of houseware brands such as Pyrex, Snapware and Corelle, announced it is moving a portion of its manufacturing and distribution operations to Marshall County. The company plans to invest $27.7 million in the construction of a new facility and create […]
General | News Room | Jan 22

Mississippi Blues Trail unveils 203rd marker in Pensacola

Pensacola, Florida — January 18, 2019 — The Mississippi Blues Commission recognized the blues contributions of Pensacola, Florida, with the unveiling today of a Mississippi Blues Trail marker. “Pensacola’s historic entertainment district of Blemont-DeVilliers played an integral role in encouraging the blues genre’s growth beyond Mississippi state lines to locations around the world,” said Visit Mississippi Director […]
General | News Room | Jan 14

Elite Comfort Solutions Expanding in Verona

Jackson, Mississippi — January 14, 2019 — Specialty foam manufacturer Elite Comfort Solutions is increasing production in Verona, Mississippi. The project is a $1.9 million corporate investment and will create 65 jobs over 12 months. “Elite Comfort Solutions’ expansion in Verona continues into 2019 the economic growth Lee County and Northeast Mississippi have experienced in recent years. […]