Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Strong Workforce

By Lex Taylor There is nothing more critical to Mississippi’s economy than the development of a strong workforce. The first thing companies consider when determining whether to locate in Mississippi or expand an already existing location is, “What type of workforce is in the area?” Don’t expect that to change anytime soon. While skills and […]

Crown, Cork and Seal

Unique Beverage Industry in Panola County By MARK H. STOWERS Food, soft drinks and shaving cream all have at least one thing in common—they come in a can. In Panola County nearly five million cans are created every day for the beverage industry at Crown, Cork and Seal. The can making plant came to Batesville […]

Tate Reeves

Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Pushing Workforce Development, Improved Access to Healthcare By Becky Gillette • Photography Greg Campbell Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, 45, has been a rising star in the Republican Party in Mississippi since he became the first Republican elected as State Treasurer in 2004 when Reeves was only 28 years old. “In that first […]