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East Central Middle School in Moss Point wins 2020 Mississippi Regional Middle School Science Bowl

Jackson, Mississippi — February 12, 2020 — Students from East Central Middle School in Moss Point won the recent 2020 Mississippi Regional Science Bowl and advanced to the National…

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Milwaukee Tool locating third distribution center in Olive Branch, creating 100 jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — February 11, 2020 — Milwaukee Tool is locating a third distribution center in Olive Branch to meet a need for increased distribution capacity. The project is…

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Innocor increasing capacity in Baldwyn, creating 90 jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — January 28, 2020 – Polyurethane foam manufacturer Innocor is increasing production at its two facilities in Baldwyn. The expansion marks a $4.1 million corporate investment…

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Aerospace and defense leader Northrop Grumman expanding in Iuka, creating 40 jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — January 21, 2020 — Aerospace and defense leader Northrop Grumman Corporation is expanding in Iuka, investing $8.3 million and creating 40 jobs. “As a worldwide leader…

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Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc. adding two new production lines in Oakland, increasing investment in state

Jackson, Mississippi — January 16, 2020 — Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc., a leading manufacturer in the frozen food industry, is increasing capacity in Oakland. The project is a…

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Toshiba creating 40 jobs in Horn Lake with distribution center opening

Jackson, Mississippi — January 9, 2020 — Toshiba America Business Solutions is opening distribution operations in Horn Lake. The $14 million project will create 40 jobs. “The tremendous success…

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Mississippi Development Authority accepting applications for 2020 Aspire Mississippi program

Jackson, Mississippi — January 8, 2020 — The Mississippi Development Authority’s Asset Development Division is accepting applications for the 2020 Aspire Mississippi program. The program is designed to help…

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MDA director to return to private sector

Jackson, Mississippi — January 2, 2020 — Mississippi Development Authority Executive Director Glenn McCullough, Jr. will step down effective January 30 and return to the private sector. “It has…

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Jerry Lee Lewis receives Mississippi Country Music Trail marker

Jackson, Mississippi — December 19, 2019 — Jerry Lee Lewis received a Mississippi Country Music Trail marker Thursday afternoon at his ranch in Nesbit, Mississippi. “After pioneering the genres…

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Golding Barge Line expanding operations in Vicksburg, creating 25 jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — December 12, 2019 — Inland water transportation company Golding Barge Line is expanding operations in Vicksburg. The project is a $20-million corporate investment and will create…

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