Business News for the Mississippi Delta

The Siren Call

By Jamie Smith Much like the Sirens who lured ships onto the rocks in Homer’s Odyssey, the political philosophy of socialism is almost irresistible. As the ships were wrecked, so too are countries that go down the road to socialism. The history of the world is replete with the failed attempts to implement such an […]

Community Digital Scholars Program

Entity is honored with Governor’s Award The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi was recently honored at the state capitol with the Governor’s Award for its multi-level partnerships with schools throughout the region. The Mississippi Association of Partners in Education recognized its Community Digital Scholars program as producing outstanding results for students. “The partnership programs we’re […]

The Baptist Town Neighborhood Reinvestment Project

By Angela Rogalski Baptist Town, about a mile east of downtown Greenwood, is a community that is solidly defined by its history and the common bond of its residents. Born in the 1800s, it is one of Greenwood’s oldest African American neighborhoods and is steeped in the rich culture that is the Mississippi Delta. Honeyboy […]

Betty Lynn Cameron

Cameron recalls highlight of job as Greenville Main Street Director By Becky Gillette Betty Lynn Cameron recalls one of the highlights of her 18 years working in economic development for the Chamber of Commerce and later as Greenville Main Street Director. It was the day after the first Delta Hot Tamale Festival in Steinmart Square, […]

Delta Businessman Alex Malouf

Building a family business with hard work, dedication and values By Angela Rogalski Photography by Johnny Jennings A long history of tradition, family values and hard work is the backbone of Alex Malouf and the businesses he has built and nurtured over the years. Malouf is a man who believes in the work ethics of […]