Feb 2019
General | News Room | Feb 20

Hay and forage equipment maker Krone locating North American headquarters and distribution operations in Olive Branch, moving 45 jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — February 20, 2019 — Krone, a worldwide leader in the manufacture and distribution of hay and forage equipment, is relocating its North American headquarters and parts distribution operations from Memphis to Olive Branch. The company is investing $1.5 million and moving 45 jobs to the North Mississippi location. “Krone is known worldwide for its […]
General | News Room | Feb 19

Free Connecting Energy Education with Energy Management workshop

Jackson, Mississippi — February 19, 2019 — The Mississippi Development Authority’s Energy and Natural Resources Division is hosting a free workshop, Connecting Energy Education with Energy Management, on Wednesday, February 20, in Hernando. The workshop will be held in the DeSoto County Schools Central Services Board Room #137A, located at 5 East South Street. Registration begins at […]
General | News Room | Feb 7

Vicksburg Plant Food expanding in Vicksburg, creating 20 jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — February 7, 2019 — Liquid fertilizer manufacturer Vicksburg Plant Food is expanding and plans to invest $20 million in the project and create 20 jobs. “Vicksburg has experienced significant economic growth in recent years, and Vicksburg Plant Food’s expansion continues that momentum. I commend the company for choosing to grow in the River City […]
General | News Room | Feb 5

Tupelo Middle School wins 2019 Mississippi Regional Middle School Science Bowl

Jackson, Mississippi — February 5, 2019 — Students from Tupelo Middle School won the 2019 Mississippi Regional Science Bowl, which was held Saturday, February 2, at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science in Columbus. The Science Bowl was sponsored by the Mississippi Development Authority’s Energy and Natural Resources Division and MSMS, and 27 teams from middle […]
General | News Room | Feb 5

Free Model Contractor Development Program kicks off Feb. 26 in Columbus

Jackson, Mississippi — February 5, 2019 — Contractors interested in expanding their business are encouraged to enroll in the Mississippi Development Authority’s free Model Contractor Development Program. The program kicks off at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26, at Gregory Construction, located at 1447 Industrial Park Road in Columbus. The nine-week workshop series covers relevant topics for […]
General | News Room | Feb 4

“A Night on the River” Marks 10 Years of Mississippi Night at Los Angeles GRAMMY Museum®

Jackson, Mississippi — February 4, 2019 — GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi presents “A Night on the River: Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Mississippi Night” at GRAMMY Museum® L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Held Thursday, February 7, “A Night on the River” precedes the 61st GRAMMY Awards® ceremony on Sunday, February 10. “It is an honor that […]