Project to build a lake on the Pearl River moves forward

February 27, 2017 in Business, News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A bill that would help build a lake on the Pearl River in Jackson is moving ahead. The Clarion-Ledger reports ( ) that the plan passed […]

Toyota donates $750K to 2 Mississippi history museums

February 17, 2017 in Business, News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A car manufacturer that assembles vehicles in Mississippi is the latest corporate donor to the state’s two history museums. Toyota Motor North America is giving $750,000 […]

Mississippi economy remains behind national average

February 17, 2017 in Business

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – An expert says Mississippi’s economy is growing at a modest pace but continues to lag behind the national average. State […]

Little Caesars founder Mike Ilitch, owner of Detroit Tigers and Red Wings, dead at 87

February 13, 2017 in Business

DETROIT (AP) — Billionaire businessman Mike Ilitch, who founded the Little Caesars pizza empire before buying the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers, and won praise for keeping the […]

Newman: “The airport operation is sound and profitable.”

February 9, 2017 in Business, News

By Stephanie R. Jones Contributing Writer It’s been a year since Carl D. Newman took the helm at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport. On Monday, he gave a report to […]

Bernie Sanders coming to Miss. for march against Nissan

February 8, 2017 in Business, News

CANTON, Miss. (AP) – Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and actor Danny Glover are coming to Mississippi to help bring attention to what organizers call poor working conditions at Nissan’s manufacturing […]

Minority or Women-Owned Business Certification announce for January 30th

January 25, 2017 in Business, News

MINORITY OR WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS C E R T I F I C A T I O N Monday, January 30, 2017 | 3 p.m. to 5 p.m | 124 W. Commerce St. […]

Jury awards $15M to survivor of deadly crash

January 23, 2017 in Business

ATLANTA (AP) – Nearly two years after a Louisiana truck driver caused a seven-car crash killing five Georgia Southern University nursing students, a jury has awarded a survivor $15 million […]