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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…

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“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…

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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. …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Amazon Locating Consumer Goods Fulfillment Center in Marshall County, Creating 850 Jobs

JACKSON– Amazon is locating a consumer goods fulfillment center in Marshall County. The project will create 850 jobs over three years. “I am proud to welcome Amazon as…

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MDA Accepting Applications for Site Development Grants

Jackson, Mississippi — December 18, 2018 — Economic development groups and local governments can apply now for site development grants under the Ready Site/Premier Site Program administered by the Mississippi…

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Mississippi Blues Trail Honors Newton County

Newton, Mississippi — December 18, 2018 — The Mississippi Blues Commission is recognizing Newton County with a marker on the Mississippi Blues Trail.   “This marker on the Mississippi Blues…

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