Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Community Foundation of Northwest MS launches Public Policy Campaign

Strategy is to increase awareness By Susan Montgomery Sometime in August, the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi will run a series of print and television ads, a public awareness campaign. The fifteen-year-old foundation has distributed about $20 million in donations to charities and non-profits in eleven counties from Desoto to Leflore, but its leaders believe […]

Pete Johnson- Guest Commentary

THE DESK How often have we heard the phrase “If only these walls could talk…”? Well, if only this desk could talk… This beautiful partners desk is solid oak and is four and one-half feet deep and five and one-half feet wide. It has 18 drawers and four pullout writing boards. It is massive and […]

George King

Delta Council 2017-18 president By Becky Gillette | Photography by Rory Doyle George W. King Jr., the new president of Delta Council, doesn’t draw a line between work and play. He considers farming his primary hobby. He also likes to bicycle, and often enjoys riding along Lake Washington. “When you ride early in the morning, […]