Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Yazoo City

Full of mystery, beauty and economic growth By Angela Rogalski Photos by Dawn Rosenberg Davis From the home county of Bentonia bluesman, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes and his Blue Front Café, which is the oldest surviving juke joint in Mississippi, to American writer, Willie Morris, whose memoir “My Dog Skip,” a story about a boy and […]

Southern Bancorp Helping People Climb Economic Security Ladder

Unique banking operation plays large role in the Delta By Becky Gillette Southern Bancorp is a different kind of bank. It’s a bank on a mission. That mission is to help people in some of the most economically depressed areas of the country not only have access to financing, but educational opportunities to learn how […]

Transportation Industry Challenges

Driver Shortage, Infrastructure Shortcomings and Regulations By Mark H. Stowers Products, commodities, raw and finished goods have to get from one place to another whether by highway, the river or sometimes train. Across the Delta trucking companies and other transportation providers are feeling the challenge of finding qualified and capable drivers, finding their way through […]

Keys to Strengthening U.S. Manufacturing

By Jay Moon Manufacturing in the United States is poised for a renaissance not seen at any other time in recent history. The past decade has seen new investments in automation and efficiencies that have significantly increased industrial productivity. Added to these rapid technological advancements, new proposals by the Trump administration promise to make U.S. […]