Nearly 200 participants in MLBC Virtual COVID-19 Small Business Relief Town Hall – A $300 million package. ‘Time is of essence,’ urges Sen. Horhn

May 21, 2020 in Business, News

By Gail Brown, Contributing Writer, Nearly 200 business owners and others woke up Saturday morning, May 16, to join an important virtual town hall hosted by the Mississippi Legislative Black […]

15 Years of Building Our Future in Mississippi

June 29, 2018 in Business

Fifteen years ago, the Nissan Canton plant opened its doors and brought opportunity to Mississippi. Since then, our state has become a hub for world-class automotive manufacturing, thanks to the […]

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 […]