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BancorpSouth Bank and Cadence Bancorporation to Combine in Transformational Merger

By Will Caves | April 12, 2021

BancorpSouth Bank (BancorpSouth) and Cadence Bancorporation (Cadence), the parent company of Cadence Bank, N.A., jointly announced today that they have entered into a merger agreement under which the companies will […]

Jones College Launches Online Workforce College-Virtual Training

By Will Caves | April 12, 2021

Jones College’s new, Online Workforce College (OWC) has the potential to make the Ellisville institution and the state of Mississippi the workforce training hub for the world. The virtual workforce […]

Red Land Cotton Bringing 40 Jobs to Tylertown With New Sewing Operations

By Will Caves | March 30, 2021

Cotton producer Red Land Cotton, manufacturer of high-end linens, has located sewing operations in Tylertown to support an increased demand for the company’s products, all of which are grown and […]

Yokohama Tire Announces Organizational Changes, New MS Leadership

By Will Caves | March 29, 2021

Several organizational changes were announced by Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC). The changes, effective March 30, 2021 include: Jeff Barna, president of YTC, has been promoted to president and CEO of […]

Mississippi Power Names Tommy Murphy VP of Customer Service and Operations

By Will Caves | March 25, 2021

Mississippi Power has announced that Tommy Murphy is the company’s new Vice President of Customer Service and Operations, effective April 2. A Pascagoula native, Murphy will oversee Power Delivery, Customer […]

Computer Science Instruction Bill Signed by Governor Tate Reeves

By Will Caves | March 24, 2021

Legislation designed to implement computer science curriculum in the classrooms for all the state’s 884 K-12 public and charter schools has been signed into law with the signature of Gov. […]

State Workforce Investment Board Announces Ryan Miller as Executive Director of the Office of Workforce Development

By Will Caves | March 23, 2021

The State Workforce Investment Board (SWIB) Executive Committee has announced the selection of Ryan Miller as Mississippi’s first Executive Director of the Office of Workforce Development. The Office will lead […]

Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern Agree to Combine to Create the First U.S.-Mexico-Canada Rail Network

By Will Caves | March 22, 2021

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) — leaders in transportation services and supply chain expertise — recently announced plans to combine to create the first U.S.-Mexico-Canada rail network […]

Continental Names Ryal Siem New Plant Manager in Clinton

By Will Caves | March 17, 2021

Continental, the leading technology company and premier tire manufacturer, announced the appointment of Ryal Siem as Plant Manager of Continental’s plant in Clinton, Mississippi. Siem takes over the reins from […]

Entergy Mississippi Completes $31-Million Reliability Project in Jackson

By Will Caves | March 16, 2021

Entergy Mississippi recently completed a $31-million project that provides a strong, new source into the city and allows the company to support economic growth and continue to provide reliable service […]

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