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October 3, 2011
Laclede Chain Manufacturing Company locating in Ceres Industrial Park; Vicksburg, MS

A Missouri-based company says it plans to open a manufacturing plant in Vicksburg later this year and to begin full production of heavy-duty chains within a year.


September 27, 2011
Flowood Medical Parkway

The City of Flowood announces the arrival of the Medical Parkway in Flowood, Miss.


September 9, 2011
Watkins Ludlam Law Firm Combining with New Orleans-based Jones Walker

William H. Hines, Managing Partner of the law firm of Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre L.L.P, and Dennis W. Miller, Chief Executive Officer of the law firm of Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis, P.A., today announced plans to combine firms. The combination, approved by the shareholders of Watkins Ludlam and the Jones Walker partnership this month, is to be effective on or before January 1, 2012. The combined firm will have more than 375 attorneys. The transaction adds 67 new attorneys, one government relations specialist, and three Mississippi offices in Jackson, Gulfport, and Olive Branch to the Jones Walker firm.


September 9, 2011
Advance Mississippi Report: Electricity Rates in MS 14% Below National Average

Electricity rates in Mississippi are lower than many other areas of the country and the national average according to a detailed report issued today by Advance Mississippi. A review of the average residential rates shows customers in the state are paying 14% less on average than the rest of the country, while a review of commercial rates shows commercial rates in Mississippi are 9% below the national average.


September 7, 2011
Retail Center Revitalization Summit Held Today in Jackson, Miss.

Today, the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) held a Retail Center Revitalization Summit in Jackson, Miss., to roll out the agency’s pilot Retail Center Revitalization Program. The pilot program is designed to test the effectiveness of partnering local units of government with retail center owners to make improvements to certain shopping centers, commonly referred to as “strip malls,” in a way that contributes to ongoing coordinated revitalization efforts in local communities.


August 10, 2011
Mississippi Creative Economy Study Unveiled at Creative Economy Summit in Jackson

Yesterday, August 10, the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) and the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) hosted a Creative Economy Summit at the Jackson Convention Center in downtown Jackson, Miss. At the event, Governor Haley Barbour and officials from MDA and MAC introduced and rolled out a new study of Mississippi’s creative economy.



May 26, 2011
Electrical Distributor Irby Breaks Ground on New Retail Space, Distribution Center in Jackson, Miss.

Governor Haley Barbour, officials from Irby, a Jackson, Miss.-based electrical distributor, and local officials gathered today for a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the company’s new retail space and state-of-the-art distribution center in downtown Jackson, Miss.


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September 8, 2017
Baptist Memorial Health Care opening a 250 employee business office in downtown Jackson

Baptist Memorial Health Care announced Thursday plans to establish a regional business office in the Regions Plaza building in downtown Jackson.

Baptist will lease four floors at 210 E. Capitol St. occupying a total of 41,000 square feet of space that will house 250 employees.

July 19, 2017
Multicraft International celebrates New Division Opening - Creates 50 Jobs

Officials from Multicraft International, state and local leaders recently celebrated the grand opening of the company's new division, Multicraft Ventures, LLC, in Pelahatchie. The project is a $2 million corporate investment and creates 50 jobs.


July 17, 2017
Global Automotive Supplier Calsonic Kansei Expands in Madison

Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from global automotive supplier Calsonic Kansei announced the company’s expansion in Madison. The $16.33 million corporate investment creates 98 new jobs.

“Mississippi’s outstanding reputation in the automotive industry is known worldwide,” Gov. Bryant said. “Calsonic Kansei’s addition of so many new jobs in Madison once again puts our state on the global stage. The expansion proves we have the workforce and business climate to ensure industry leaders like Calsonic enjoy years of success in Mississippi.”

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