Archive: Devon Green

Devon Green is an anthropologist by training and a lifelong lover of the written word. She became ​a ​reporter quite by accident when she started a blog documenting her day-to-day life in Macau and exploring Southeast Asia by bus, bike and the back of a motorbike. Upon returning to the U.S., she continued to write her blog about just about everything, especially her passionate love of cooking and her wild ride of a life. She was also a contributing writer to Nerds and Nomsense, a blog devoted to food and nerd culture. Before having the good fortune to join JustGoodNews​.biz​, she worked as a food and lifestyle writer at Oklahoma Gazette. She is now a freelance writer, voracious reader and culture junkie who lives in Oklahoma City.

Post Foods expands manufacturing operation in Byhalia.

BYHALIA, Miss. — Post Holdings, Inc., parent company of Post Foods: maker of popular breakfast cereals leased a 554,000-square-foot building in Byhalia. The manufacturer of cereals and other dry goods is planning to move in Spec Building II in the Gate ...

Help wanted! Walmart hiring 300 for new Byram location.

BYRAM, Miss. — Walmart is building a new store in Byram and is hiring 300 workers to staff the location. The retail giant has a temporary hiring center at 115 Swinging Bridge Drive to fill positions of all types needed at the new store, including store ...

New SCORE for Jackson, Mississippi entrepreneurs.

JACKSON, Miss. — SCORE, formerly known as the Service Corps of Retired Executives is back in Jackson on a mission to mentor small business owners and entrepreneurs. The organization returns after a 12-year absence in the Jackson metropolitan area. The ...

Koch Foods spreads its wings, adds jobs in Mississippi.

MISSISSIPPI — Koch Foods Inc. will expand its poultry processing plants in Morton and Forest. Koch will spend approximately $35 million dollars and add 200 jobs, primarily at the Morton plant. The Park Ridge, Illinois, company employs about 32,00 peop ...

Venyu plans new facility, jobs in Jackson.

JACKSON, Miss. — Venyu, a leading data-recovery and cloud-based information leader, announced the start of construction on its newest data center in Jackson. The facility will offer cloud hosting, cloud backup and disaster data recovery services as w ...

Starkville sod production plants seeds for expansion.

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Thanks to several factors including climate and commercial construction, Starkville’s sod production is making a steady rebound from major shortages in 2014. Statistics collected from Mississippi State University indicate th ...

Sitel to hire 500 or more friendly voices in Starkville.

STARKVILLE, Miss. — International customer service provider Sitel is adding 500 jobs to its center in Starkville. The branch is adding 400 permanent and 100 seasonal employees to its roster, and plans a job fair in the coming month to interview and hi ...

Jackson real estate winning game of catch-up.

JACKSON, Miss. — After ten years of playing an epic game of catch up from the double-whammy of Hurricane Katrina and the recession, it appears that Jackson’s real estate market is closer than ever to closing the gap of ground lost in those two cru ...