Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Drive Plus Determination Equals Success

Promising a Ray of Hope: Sandy Ray is Moving Mississippi Politics By Jack Criss   As Chief Executive Officer of her firm, Southern Consulting Associates, Inc., Cleveland-native Sandy Ray brings nearly twenty-five years of experience in both state government and politics in Mississippi and throughout the southeast.  As a well-known, registered lobbyist, Ray assists clients […]

The Village at Madison

Major new development taking shape By jack criss The Village At Madison is a new $50 million, eighteen-acre development in Madison County containing forty-six residential lots and 88-acres of available commercial and office space. Half Shell Oyster House restaurant became the first establishment to open its doors at The Village At Madison and negotiations are […]

Heaton Pecans

Family-Owned and Operated For Over Forty Years By Angela Rogalski Heaton Pecans in Lyon, started out as a peach stand, but in 1975 Bill Heaton, Cliff Heaton’s father and the original owner, decided he would plant a pecan orchard instead of peaches and Heaton Pecans was born.  Today, owner Cliff Heaton’s daughter Cadey True runs […]

Tech Giants and Antitrust

By chip pickering America’s tech giants are not the problem and antitrust is not the solution. As we enter into a new age of competition and rivalry with China on strategic, on national security, on economic grounds, we have a lot of people in Washington who are wanting to now either break up or heavily […]

Bill Bynum

A Career and Life Centered Around Hope By Jack Criss  •  Photography by Greg Campbell  Bill Bynum has done a lot of good in his career. As CEO of HOPE (Hope Enterprise Corporation, Hope Credit Union and Hope Policy Institute) based in Jackson, MS, Bynum and his team, as stated on the organization’s website, “provides […]