Business News for the Mississippi Delta

The District at Eastover – Jackson Takes Business and Pleasure to New Heights

By Angela Rogalski A21-acre site that was the former Mississippi School for the Blind in Jackson is now an amenity-rich community destination representing the best in mixed-use urban revitalization called The District at Eastover. Breck Hines is co-developer of the area and also a member of The District Land Development Company, LLC, which he and […]

The Utility of the Future

By Haley Fisackerly March 4, 2019 was a big day for Entergy Mississippi customers—though few knew it. That’s the day the company installed the very first advanced meter at a residential home in Centreville in the southwestern part of the state. Although it will be 2021 before all 450,000 Entergy Mississippi customers receive their own […]

Delta Casinos – Using Innovations to Remain Competitive

By Becky Gillette In the heyday of gaming in Mississippi in 2007, Mississippi River casinos had combined gross revenues of $1.6 billion. That was when there were few gaming operations in neighboring states. The increased competition in recent years has led to the closure of two casinos in Tunica, and a third, Resorts Casino Tunica, […]

Cheryl Thornhill

 By Charlotte buchanan Photography by Richard Beattie Cheryl Thornhill is a native of Hattiesburg but has lived in Greenwood for the last ten years. Thornhill is the Executive Director of the Museum of the Mississippi Delta. She holds a Bachelor’s in history from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Master’s in history from the […]

Delta Women in Business – Making success doing what they love

By Becky Gillette Editor’s note: Prominent Delta women in business have some things in common no matter their profession. They have a passion for what they do, and they manage to also find time to enjoy family and community activities. This month, the Delta Business Journal profiles six women in business who have paved a […]