Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Major Blight Frequent and Longer-Lasting Floods are Devastating to the South Delta

By Becky Gillette • Photography Courtesy of the Mississippi Levee Board A repeat of the type of catastrophic Mississippi River flooding seen a year ago would be extremely devastating to families, farms and businesses still struggling to recover from the flooding that inundated hundreds of thousands of acres of prime cropland during most of the […]

First-Class Education – By Rob Pearigen

Millsaps College is providing a world-class education in Mississippi’s capital city.                                           Our new Pathways program will provide tracks for professional and career development, connecting students with academic areas of interest and providing every first […]

Errick Simmons – Greenville Mayor Optimistic About his Town and the Delta

By Becky Gillette •  Photography by Johnny Jennings After a historic win for mayor in 2015, Errick D. Simmons recently won re-election to his second term as mayor without facing an opposing candidate. His identical twin, Sen. Derrick Simmons, is also a high achiever, currently serving as Senate Minority Leader of the Democratic Caucus in […]

Nichols Steel Decades of Excellence

By MARK H. STOWERS Steel needs in and around the Greenville area have been met by Nichols Steel for the past two decades. The business began seventeen years ago when the Nichols brothers expanded their already successful  business to include more steel work after a local company that had been filling the need left the […]