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Atmos Energy Announces New Leadership

FLOWOOD, Miss. – Aug. 8, 2022 – Atmos Energy, the largest investor-owned gas utility in Mississippi, has announced that current Mississippi Division President David Gates will retire, and taking over for him effective Sept. 1 will be Matt Davidson, currently the company’s vice president for rates and regulatory affairs. “David Gates has more than 37 …

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Hol-Mac Increasing Footprint in Bay Springs, Creating 31 jobs

Jackson, Miss. (TBA, 2022) – Hol-Mac Corporation, a Mississippi-based company, is expanding operations in Bay Springs. The $1 million corporate investment will create 31 jobs and create a base for continued growth for the company in Jasper County. Hol-Mac’s expansion, the company’s fifth in Bay Springs, is for its Hammerhead Off-Road Armor line to keep up with consumer demand. The Hammerhead Off-Road Armor line began in 2008 by employees of Hol-Mac to provide the …

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Joint Venture to Create 90 Jobs in Lowndes County

Jackson, Miss. (August 2, 2022) –Terberg Taylor Americas Group, LLC is opening a specialty vehicle manufacturing facility in Lowndes County. The project is a $15.9 million corporate investment and will create 90 jobs. Terberg Taylor Americas Group is constructing a specialty hauling vehicle facility as a joint venture between Taylor Group of Companies of Louisville, Mississippi, …

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Entergy Mississippi Implodes Remainder of Rex Brown Steam Electric Station

Natural gas power plant served the company’s customers for 71 years JACKSON, Miss. – It was the end of an era the morning of Thursday, July 28. That’s when Entergy Mississippi imploded the remainder of the Rex Brown Steam Electric Station, a natural gas-fired plant that served the company’s customers for 71 years. The controlled …

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Cargill and Continental Grain Complete Acquisition of Sanderson Farms

MINNEAPOLIS,MN and NEW YORK CITY, NY (JULY 22, 2022) – Cargill and Continental Grain Company today announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) by a joint venture between Cargill and Continental Grain. The acquisition was announced on August 9, 2021. Sanderson Farms shareholders are receiving $203.00 per each share of common …

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Interview: Mississippi’s Last-place Ranking for Business Disputed in WTVA interview

Mississippi Economic Council’s President and CEO, Scott Waller’s highlights the positive aspects of Mississippi’s business climate. Despite a negative ranking from a national media outlet, Waller says there are tangible improvements taking place with workforce training and economic development. Please click the link below to watch the interview in its entirety. https://www.wtva.com/video/interview-mississippi-s-last-place-ranking-for-business-disputed-in-wtva-interview/video_28c0cb2c-8b92-53df-862d-643cecb8b31a.html  

Capitol Resources Launches Public Opinion Research Firm

Jackson, MS — Capitol Resources, LLC, a premier multi-state lobbying firm in the South, continues to grow its offering of services by adding subsidiary Arc Insights. The new company is a full-service research and consulting firm that provides opinion insights to shape public affairs campaigns, policy development, and corporate brand strategy. “Adding public opinion research …

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Columbia Industries Locating Manufacturing Operations in Starkville

Columbia Industries, LLC, oilfield and solid waste equipment manufacturer, is locating operations in Starkville. The project is a $9.549 million corporate investment and will create 62 jobs. Columbia Industries is relocating to Starkville from Hillsboro, Oregon. The company specializes in the custom design and fabrication of oilfield equipment, including rig walking systems, fast-moving and self-propelled …

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