Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Inflation Reduction Act 

Legislation Opposed by All Senate Republicans By Becky Gillette Agriculture is taking a huge hit from drought, extreme heat, flooding and other impacts that scientists have linked to climate change caused from greenhouse gas emissions leading to high level of carbon dioxide in the air. And agriculture can also play a critical role in helping […]

University of Mississippi Chancellor Glenn Boyce

Charting A Thriving New Course By Jack Criss •  Photography by Kevin Bain/University of Mississippi Digital Imaging Services Three years into his tenure, University of Mississippi Chancellor Glenn Boyce says the state’s flagship university is on a roll with momentum building across academics, athletics, research, and fund-raising. “We’re incredibly positive about everything that is taking […]

Dynamic Washing Solutions

A True new business opens in Clarksdale By Jack Criss Dynamic Washing Solutions, started by entrepreneur Ford True, just recently began operations in True’s hometown of Clarksdale. The business started in June–but the response has been positive so far, True says, and he predicts it will only get better. “The wheels started turning for me […]

Senator Derrick Simmons

Dedicated to the Delta—Determined to Make a Difference By Jack Criss  •  Photography by Johnny Jennings Mississippi State Senator Derrick Simmons, who represents parts of Bolivar, Coahoma and Washington Counties in District 12, has a profound love for his home state and, in particular, the Mississippi Delta. Qualified and experienced enough to work anywhere else […]