Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Yazoo Backwater

EPA Decision Halts Construction of Pumps By Becky Gillette There was light at the end of the tunnel. Now it is dark again. That is how the recent decision by the EPA to veto the Yazoo Backwater Pumps flood control project for the second time was described by Peter Nimrod, Chief Engineer of the Mississippi […]

John Murry Greenlee

President of BankPlus in Yazoo City What was your first job? I farmed with my father for three years after graduating from Mississippi State University. Education  I have a degree in Agricultural Business from Mississippi State University. I am a graduate of the Mississippi School of Banking at the University of Mississippi and the Graduate […]

Amanda Johnson

By Mark H. Stowers  Beginning her educational career in the Delta with Teachers Across America, Amanda Johnson found her calling. The Little Rock, Arkansas native, currently Executive Director and Founder of Clarksdale Collegiate Public Charter School, was educated at Rhodes College with a B.A. in Political Science and Urban Studies, a Master’s from National Louis […]

Quality Steel Corp.

CEO Sean Wessel and His Father-in-Law, Jim Tims are  at the Helm of this Leading Delta-Based Manufacturer By Becky gillette  •  Photography by Holly Tharp Quality Steel Corp. (QSC) was founded in 1957 by Lowry Tims when he realized he couldn’t find a high-quality tank/pressure vessel in the market. At that time, Tims was in […]