Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Medical Marijuana

Ballot Alternatives Could be Confusing to Voters By Becky Gillette Mississippi could join thirty-four other states in legalizing medical marijuana if voter Initiative Measure No. 65 is approved by voters in the November election. While public opinion polls have shown about eighty percent of Mississippians favor medical marijuana, health authorities and a majority of state […]

Dedicated to the Community

A life well spent caring for people By Jack Criss Patrick Davis is Delta through and through. Born in Cleveland and raised in Greenville, both sides of Davis’ family are from the Cleveland area, although he split time between the two towns growing up.  “I had two sets of friends,” he laughs. “I grew up […]

Where are your tax dollars going?

By Shad White “We certainly pay a lot in taxes, Shad, and I hope all that money is being spent well!” is something I hear all the time as State Auditor. It’s an important point. You work hard for your income. You want to be sure it’s spent wisely.  With our state beginning a new […]

Hayes Dent

Champion of Delta Politics and Public Administration By Becky Gillette Yazoo City native Hayes Dent, fifty-eight, owner of Hayes Dent Public Strategies, has overseen some of the largest and most influential political campaigns in the state during his career, including helping Sen. Thad Cochran overcome Tea Party Republican challenger Chris McDaniel in the primary election […]