Sep 2019
General | News Room | Sep 17

Superior Catfish expanding in Macon, creating 25 jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — September 17, 2019 — Catfish processing company Superior Catfish is expanding its operations in Macon. The project is a $17-million corporate investment and will create 25 jobs. “Superior Catfish’s expansion is a win-win for the company and the area’s local catfish farmers,” Governor Phil Bryant said. “Mississippi’s agriculture industry is our strongest […]
General | News Room | Sep 10

Free Contractor License Readiness Workshop to be held October 3 in Southaven

Jackson, Mississippi — September 10, 2019 — Contractors interested in becoming licensed or obtaining their Certificate of Responsibility are encouraged to register for the Mississippi Development Authority’s Contractor License Readiness Workshop. The workshop will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, from 8 a.m. – noon at Community Bank located at 6910 Airways Blvd. in Southaven. The […]
General | News Room | Sep 6

GCRF advisory board to meet September 10

Jackson, Mississippi — September 6, 2019 — The Gulf Coast Restoration Fund Advisory Board will meet Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Hancock Whitney Building in Gulfport. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. Representatives from the Mississippi Development Authority will discuss the application scoring process and board members will begin reviewing projects. The meeting will be […]
General | News Room | Sep 5

Spectra Laboratories announces plans for new laboratory in Southaven, creating more than 300 Jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — September 5, 2019 — Spectra Laboratories, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fresenius Medical Care North America, the nation’s leading provider of kidney care products and services, broke ground on a 200,000-square-foot laboratory in Southaven. The project is expected to create more than 300 jobs over the next three years. “The state of […]
General | News Room | Sep 3

Visit Mississippi wins national tourism award

Jackson, Miss. (Sept. 3, 2019) – The U.S. Travel Association awarded Visit Mississippi a Destinations Council’s Mercury Award during the Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations conference held Aug. 20 in Austin, Texas. The Mercury Awards recognize U.S. Travel destination members for excellence and creative accomplishments in state and territory destination marketing and promotion. “Mississippi Runs […]