By Becky Gillette • Photography by Johnny Jennings When you meet with Tom Gresham of Indianola, one thing that becomes immediately clear is how much he loves the Mississippi Delta. The president of the Double Quick, Inc., has overseen the convenience store chain grow from modest beginnings in 1984 to now having forty-nine locations employing […]
By Becky Gillette The population of the Mississippi Delta continues to decline, according to figures from the U.S. Census comparing populations in 2010 to 2018. Population losses in the largest cities in the Delta ranged from a decline of 14.8 percent in Clarksdale to 5.1 percent in Yazoo City. One major reason for the population […]
By Angela Rogalski What defines “making it” professionally? Is it when you’re at the top of your field of expertise and feel that sense of personal and professional satisfaction? Is it going that extra mile in your career and your peers and superiors recognize your endeavors? Or is a little of both and a lot […]
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