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Rankin County Young Professionals

By Cathy Northington | August 16, 2022

Lafayette County Young Professionals

By Cathy Northington | August 16, 2022

Lowndes County Young Professionals

By Cathy Northington | August 10, 2022

Atmos Energy Announces New Leadership

By Jason Word | August 8, 2022

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 […]

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

By Jason Word | August 3, 2022

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 […]

MEC Young Professional Interest Form

By Will Caves | August 2, 2022

Joint Venture to Create 90 Jobs in Lowndes County

By Jason Word | August 2, 2022

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, […]

Entergy Mississippi Implodes Remainder of Rex Brown Steam Electric Station

By Jason Word | August 1, 2022

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 […]

Cargill and Continental Grain Complete Acquisition of Sanderson Farms

By Jason Word | July 27, 2022

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 […]

Tyson Invests $90M to Expand Mississippi Plant

By Jason Word | July 19, 2022

Tyson Foods completed a $90 million expansion of its Forest, Mississippi, plant that will increase its chicken processing capacity amid heightened demand for protein. The company said the project will add more than 320 jobs to its workforce. The expansion adds automation technology and manufacturing capacity, specifically designed to process more chicken for food service […]

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