Wood products company to open plant in Mississippi, hire 50

May 3, 2018 in Business

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) – A company that remanufactures lumber for pallets, crates and siding will open a plant in Mississippi, investing $2 million and hiring 50 people over four years. […]

Wells Fargo commits to $60 billion in lending for black homebuyers

May 3, 2018 in Business, News

The Mississippi Link Newswire Wells Fargo’s $60 billion pledge to African-American homebuyers is a major part of the company’s dedication to a community that’s grown accustomed to being shut out […]

Chicken processor to open $40M Mississippi plant, hiring 300

April 30, 2018 in Business

WEST POINT, Miss. (AP) – An Alabama-based chicken processor will open a plant in northeast Mississippi to process and distribute frozen chicken products. Peco Foods on Monday announced its plan […]

Mississippi bank gets new leader as longtime CEO steps aside

April 29, 2018 in Business

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – A regional bank based in Mississippi is getting new leadership as the longtime CEO steps aside in a planned transition. Renasant Corp. says that on Tuesday, […]

Auditor details job shortfalls by company Mississippi aided

April 27, 2018 in Business

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A kitchen appliance manufacturer has repaid more than $2.5 million in incentives to the state of Mississippi and could repay more […]

Toyota to spend $170M to expand Mississippi plant, hire 400

April 26, 2018 in Business

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Toyota Motor Corp. is investing $170 million and adding 400 jobs at its Mississippi assembly plant. The company said Thursday it […]

Mississippi bank to pay $146 million to acquire Texas bank

April 20, 2018 in Business

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi bank will pay $146 million in stock and cash to buy a Texas bank. Tupelo-based BancorpSouth announced Thursday that it would buy Icon Capital […]

Founder of one of Mississippi’s top private companies dies

April 19, 2018 in Business

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The founder of one of Mississippi’s largest privately-held companies has died. Flowood-based Ergon says Leslie B. Lampton died Tuesday of natural causes at his Jackson home. […]