Defense contractor to add 48 workers in $20M expansion

March 16, 2018 in Business

SHANNON, Miss. (AP) – An atomic and defense contractor is again expanding in Mississippi, with plans to spend $20 million and add 48 jobs over three years. General Atomics announced […]

Corinth electronics maker adds new production line, 75 jobs

March 22, 2017 in Business

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) – A contract electronics manufacturer plans to invest $500,000 in its Corinth plant, adding 75 jobs over three years. KeyTronicEMS, based in Spokane, Washington, announced Tuesday that […]

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. […]

Mississippi hosting session on doing business with Cuba

September 14, 2016 in Business

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The state agency that promotes job creation in Mississippi is hosting a session next month about developing trade ties with Cuba. Mississippi Development Authority says in […]

Frozen sandwich maker to hire 200 for plant near Tupelo

January 8, 2015 in Business

SHANNON, Mississippi (AP) — A California company will soon be making sandwiches in a former meat processing factory near Tupelo. Raybern Foods plans to invest more than $10 million and […]

Pike supervisors get $1M for pellet mill

December 18, 2014 in Business

MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) – Pike County is getting $1 million from the state of Mississippi to install water and sewer services to the site of a pellet mill on U.S. […]

Mississippi Black Caucus pushes for more minority contracts

October 20, 2014 in Business, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi government agencies needs to make a stronger effort to buy more goods and services from businesses owned by minorities and women, leaders of the Legislative […]

Money, marketing themes at Mississippi tourism convention in Biloxi

October 1, 2014 in Business

BILOXI, Mississippi (AP) — Tourism leaders from across the state are in Biloxi this week and will be joined by Gov. Phil Bryant, who is expected to address a request […]