Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Mississippi Cautiously Reopens Using a State Managed, Locally Executed Approach

By Becky Gillette There is no one-size-fits-all recipe for reopening different kinds of business across Mississippi that have been impacted by closures associated with the efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Business and political leaders appreciate Gov. Tate Reeves’ acknowledgement of that fact and his strategy of “state managed, locally […]

Matt Malouf Using His Love for Selling With Tom James Custom Clothier

By Susan Marquez  Matt Malouf has selling in his blood. The Greenwood native’s uncle runs the family furniture store that bears their name. “When I finished college,” says Matt,” I went to work with my father Bill at Port Elliot. I learned a lot from him, and it was a pleasure working alongside him.” Matt […]

As the World Stops

By Carolyn McAdams I can assure you that when I was elected mayor of Green-wood in June, 2009, I never gave a thought to a pandemic, much less one that would affect our small piece of the world. However, that’s what every mayor in our state and nation is struggling with today.  In my twelve […]

Mississippi Marine’s Steven R. Millwood A Perfect Example of Hometown Boy Making Good

By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Johnny Jennings Especially during a worldwide pandemic, it is important that companies like Mississippi Marine Corp. in Greenville are able to operate vital shipyard repair services that facilitate the nation’s inland river transportation system.  “There are thousands of U.S.-flagged towboats moving more than 700 million tons of cargo a […]