Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Planters Bank Celebrates Centennial Rooted in Service and Community

By Aimee Robinette “Planters Bank’s history is as rich as the soil it was founded upon,” says Alan Hargett, CEO, who has spent thirty years of his life weaving himself in its story.  It all started back in April 1920, when Planters Bank & Trust began serving customers in the small community of Ruleville. The […]

It’s a Love Thing – Delta Soaps & Scents

By Angela Rogalski Delta native Jennifer Jones Knighton may live on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, but she has a deep and abiding love for her hometown of Cleveland and for all things Delta. Knighton moved to the Gulf Coast twenty-seven years ago, and her business, Delta Soaps & Scents, is located in Ocean Springs, but […]

Brewer Screen Printing Family-Owned For Over Forty Years

By Angela Rogalski Brewer Screen Printing in Greenwood provides custom screen printing for all types of product orders. From T-shirts to decals, banners to signs, and much more in between, Brewer is a full service screen printing company that has been in business for over forty years. Alton Brewer started the business in 1977, and […]

Gary Gainspoletti – A True Advocate for His Community

By Aimee Robinette •  Photography by Bill Powell Born and raised in Shaw, this local CPA never left the Delta and continues to see the possibilities available for Cleveland and its residents.  While many have left the Delta for better opportunities, Gainspoletti decided to stay and create them. While some residents encourage their children to […]