Category Archives: Mississippi

New facility, jobs for Next Gear Solutions, Oxford.

OXFORD, Miss – Next Gear Solutions, a software manufacturer, will expand its customer service operations to Oxford and brings with it 60 new jobs.The move represents a $58,800 investment in the Oxford community. In a statement to areadevelpment.com, CE ...

Among cities in Mississippi, Madison comes in on top.

MADISON, Miss. – In a mostly unbiased poll toward the Magnolia state, listing website Homesnacks has deemed, among towns with a population of 5,000 or more, Madison is the No. 1 place to live in the state. Not only does the website take into account ...

Miss Lou Coop blueberries: grow local, sell global.

MISSISSIPPI – Growers from the Miss Lou Blueberry Co-op are growing their business in a big way: they are taking them from local to global. No baby steps for this group of locally owned farms, for the first time, the cooperative exported their produce ...

Tupelo shines as top honoree among Mississippi cities.

TUPELO, Miss. – Tupelo won the top honor among Mississippi cities during an award ceremony by the Mississippi Municipal League’s annual conference, granting the city the award for Overall Award for Excellence in 2015. The award recognizes and rewa ...

Columbus chosen for Rural Tourism Conference.

COLUMBUS, Miss. – Columbus is the official host of the 2016 Mississippi-Alabama Rural Tourism Conference, which attracts up to 200 visitors a year, generating revenue and travelers to the city. The annual conference, which focuses on tourism destination ...

Report shows Mississippi Agriculture yield booming.

STARKVILLE, Miss. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture released agriculture yield averages that reveal Mississippi had a record yield in the state’s four most significant crops: cotton, soybeans, corn and rice. Experts in agricultural economics i ...

ISA TanTec Vicksburg puts hands to work, shoes on feet.

VICKSBURG, Miss. – German-owned ISA Tan Tec celebrated its grand opening of its first U.S. tannery in Vicksburg, bringing 366 jobs with it. The leather company is known worldwide for supplying top footwear companies with premium leathers and its own ec ...