Business News for the Mississippi Delta

New Federal Courthouse in Greenville Will Serve as Economic Catalyst

By Becky Gillette Construction is expected to begin this summer on a new, $40.1 million federal courthouse in downtown Greenville that is expected to provide a major economic stimulus both during construction and through its years of usage. “The new federal courthouse in our downtown is a legacy project that will change the face of […]

Paul Hollis New Delta Council President to focus on Flood Control

By Becky Gillette Paul Hollis of Rolling Fork, the new president of Delta Council, plans to focus on moving forward with long-delayed flood control projects in the Delta and working for the continued economic development of the entire Delta that those of us who live there love so much.    “As a board member of […]

Innovative Food? It’s In Clarksdale Levon’s has established outstanding reputation

by Jack Criss DBJ Contributing Writer “We believe we have the best food in the Delta,” states Levon’s Bar and Restaurant owner, Naomi King. The Sydney, Australian native minces no word; but she believes her statement is more than just biased hyperbole. Located in Clarksdale and now just past its fourth year in business, Levon’s […]

MPB committed to addressing state’s needs during pandemic

By Ronnie Agnew Mississippi Public Broad-casting’s 50th anniversary celebration, with events on the calendar through 2020, was well on its way toward paying tribute to the extraordinary work that over five decades has brought outstanding programming into the homes of Mississippians. MPB first hit the airwaves as Mississippi ETV February 1, 1970. In February 2020 […]