Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Committed to Excellence

By Dr. Tyrone Jackson Go Trojans!  We use this phrase a lot here at Mississippi Delta Community College.  Beyond success on the field, it reminds us that every day is a chance to do something posi-tive to make our college a little stronger on behalf of our students and our communities.  As we enter into […]

New Mississippi Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

By Becky Gillette Contains Loopholes That Concern Some In April, Mississippi became the last state in the country to adopt a pay equity law to require employers to pay the same wages to women as men under similar working conditions doing substantially equal work requiring the same skills, education, effort, and responsibility. The law that […]

Gary Worsham

By Mark H. Stowers • Photography By Beverly Thompson When the crappie are biting, Gary Worsham’s job gets easier. As the Executive Director Grenada Tourism for the past five years, he’s busy each day promoting the organization’s motto – Grenada is anything and everything outdoors. “Our logo says, ‘go outdoors.’ I tell anyone and everyone […]

Skelton Photographie

Creating Those Perfect Wedding and Family Memories By Angela Rogalski Since she was a child, Elizabeth Skelton has always loved taking pictures. However, she became serious about the idea when she found out her own wedding photographer was doing double duty.  “My photographer moonlighted as a wedding photographer,” says Skelton. “It wasn’t her full-time gig. […]

Dr. Corey Wiggins

New Federal Co-Chairman of Delta Regional Authority  By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Austin Britt Photography New Federal Co-Chairman of Delta Regional Authority Dr. Corey Wiggins was raised in Hazlehurst on land purchased by his great-grandfather in the 1930s. He grew up in a close-knit family and community with the family church, the family cemetery, […]