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Small Business Contracting Seminar to be held in Yazoo City

Jackson, Mississippi — October 3, 2017 — The Mississippi Development Authority’s Minority and Small Business Development Division will host a small business contracting seminar Tuesday, October 24 from 9:30 a.m….

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Visit Mississippi Launches New Website

Jackson, Mississippi — September 28, 2017 — Visit Mississippi, the tourism division of the Mississippi Development Authority, officially launched the new state tourism website, featuring dynamic content and a user-friendly…

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RealPure Bottling Company Expanding in Magee, Creating 45 Jobs

Magee, Mississippi — September 21, 2017 — RealPure Bottling Company, formerly Shooting Star Beverages, is expanding in Magee, Mississippi. The project is a $19.75 million corporate investment and…

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Global Automotive Supplier BorgWarner Expanding in Water Valley

Jackson, Mississippi — September 19, 2017 — BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, is expanding in Water Valley. The $20…

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Emilia Resources Expanding in DeKalb

Jackson, Mississippi — September 14, 2017 — Emilia Resources is expanding in DeKalb, Mississippi, investing $150,000 and creating 30 jobs. “Emilia Resources’ growth in East Mississippi shows how a…

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Model Contractor Development Program Kicks Off

Jackson, Mississippi — September 5, 2017 — The Mississippi Development Authority’s Model Contractor Development Program workshop series kicks off at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 28. The program will be…

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Mississippi Development Authority Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Exporting

Jackson, Mississippi — August 22, 2017 — Nominations for the 2017 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Exporting are now being accepted. The awards will be presented by Governor…

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Jackson Library Sit-In Marker Dedicated on Mississippi Freedom Trail

Jackson, Mississippi — August 17, 2017 — A Mississippi Freedom Trail marker memorializing the 1961 Jackson Municipal Library Sit-In was dedicated today in Jackson. This is the state’s 25th…

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Growth Leads to Aviation Expansion in Grenada

Jackson, Mississippi — August 15, 2017 — Sunshine Aviation held a ribbon cutting for the company’s completed expansion at the Grenada Municipal Airport in Grenada, Mississippi. The project is…

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From Kitchen to Kroger, Small Business Achieves Success with MDA Support

Jackson, Mississippi — August 10, 2017 — Oxford, Mississippi-based No Time 2 Cook began in 2005 in Karen Kurr’s kitchen. With the assistance of the Mississippi Development Authority’s Minority…

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