Special Report- Construction Industry

February 28, 2017 0

By MARK H. STOWERS The building of America has waxed and waned under assorted presidents. In 1927, Herbert Hoover—a civil engineer by trade—actually picked up his drawing tools and volunteered his services to help configure […]

Delta Regional Authority

February 28, 2017 0

The Clarksdale based Delta Regional Authority, an entity created in 2000, continues to do great things for the Mississippi Delta.  Some of DRA’s goals are to grow small businesses and help entrepreneurs, promote tourism in […]

Facebook founder visits the Delta

February 28, 2017 0

Back when I was growing up in the small town of Shelby, the Mississippi Delta was unknown to the rest of the world. Only a small number of people around the globe knew or cared […]

Jeff Horn

February 28, 2017 0

General Manager- Parker Tractor What was your first job?    Assistant varsity football coach at New Hope High School Where did you go to school?    Bachelors degree in physical education from Delta State, Masters […]

Tourism Economy

February 28, 2017 0

In past 20 years the Mississippi Delta has become one of the premier cultural heritage destinations in the country.  For decades U.S. Highway 61 was a major tributary for poor Southerners, both black and white, […]

GreenTech Automotive

February 28, 2017 0

Future Looks Dim for Delta Plant By Becky Gillette The GreenTech Automotive (GTA) facility that has received about $4.9 million in state incentives has failed to meet the requirements for job creation, according to Jeff […]

David Griffith

February 28, 2017 0

New President, Mississippi Association of Realtors Hales from Cleveland By Becky Gillette T he new president of the Mississippi Association of Realtors® is David Griffith, CEO of Griffith Real Estate and Appraisal Services in Cleveland, […]

Talbot Brooks

February 28, 2017 0

Takes on Global Challenges at DSU Geospatial Center By Becky Gillette  • Photography by Rory Doyle An old saying in real estate is that it is all about “location, location, location.” The same thing might […]

Q&A With Arthur Calderon

January 3, 2017 0

What was your first job?   My very first job was as a cashier at B. Dalton Bookseller in Ridgeland, MS. It was fantastic, because I was a teenager getting paid to talk about and […]

Milestone Election Year

January 3, 2017 0

By Delbert Hosemann     2016 was a milestone election year for Mississippi.   In 2011, 62 percent of Mississippians  approved a citizen-initiated State Constitutional Amendment requiring voters to show photo ID at the polls. […]

1 2 3 5