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Governor Tate Reeves Extends Executive Order

By Will Caves | January 15, 2021

Governor Tate Reeves has announced the decision to extend Executive Order 1535 until Wednesday, February 3,2021 at 5:00 PM. The following counties are currently under a county-wide mask mandate after […]

EEI Announces Entergy Corporation as 2020 Emergency Response Award Recipient

By Will Caves | January 15, 2021

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) recently announced Entergy Corporation as a recipient of EEI’s Emergency Response Award. Entergy received five response awards, including recovery awards for Hurricane Laura and severe […]

Biewer Lumber Creating 150 Jobs in at New Winona Sawmill

By Will Caves | January 14, 2021

Biewer Lumber is constructing a new, state-of-the-art sawmill in Winona, Mississippi. The project is a $130 million investment and will create 150 jobs. “The growth of companies like Biewer Lumber […]

Governor Tate Reeves Announces New COVID-19 Measures – January 12, 2021

By Will Caves | January 13, 2021

Governor Tate Reeves has announced those who are 65 years and older or if you have a pre-existing medical condition, are now eligible to make an appointment to receive the […]

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By Will Caves | January 12, 2021

Comcast Announces Completion of Major Technology Upgrade in Jackson

By Emily Wooten | January 11, 2021

(JACKSON, MS) – January 12, 2021: Comcast announced today the completion of a major technology investment in Jackson designed to enhance internet speeds and support the most advanced services to […]

Mississippi Department of Employment Security Announces Continued Assistance for Unemployed Workers

By Will Caves | January 11, 2021

On December 27, 2020, the Continued Assistance for Unemployed Workers Act of 2020 (Continued Assistance Act) was signed into law. Many unemployment provisions are now extended beyond their original expiration […]

SBA and U.S. Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening; Issue New Guidance

By Will Caves | January 11, 2021

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, has announced that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and […]

MEC 2021 Legislative Priorities

By Will Caves | January 11, 2021

Assessing the emerging workforce is vital to helping Mississippians develop the skills necessary for future jobs. A significant step in doing this would be to provide funding for all Mississippi […]

C Spire Foundation Commits $1 Million to Help Fund Computer Science Education

By Emily Wooten | January 8, 2021

Jackson, Miss. (January 7, 2021) – The C Spire Foundation made a $1 million commitment Thursday to assist school districts across Mississippi with implementing computer science programs in the classroom. […]

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