Business News for the Mississippi Delta

MVSU Highlights

University Supports Students on Multiple Career Paths  By Becky Gillette The eighth president of Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena, Dr. Jerryl Briggs, Sr., is proud of the many good things happening at MVSU. One of the highlights that helps students with a pipeline to a good job is the university’s collaboration with FedEx […]

Cook Coggin Engineers, Inc.

Longtime Company Opens Delta Office By Jack Criss  Cook Coggin Engineers, Inc., a well-respected professional firm with a long, firmly-established base in Northeast Mississippi, has just expanded into the Delta, opening an office in Clarksdale at 223 Sharkey Avenue. Currently, Marketing Representative Nancy McKee is overseeing the office, with company field representatives and inspectors coming […]

Gaila Oliver Realty Making Real Estate Dreams Come True

Making Real Estate Dreams Come True By Mark H. Stowers Ajournalist,  animal rescuer and  real estate specialist all rolled up into one. That’s Gaila Oliver. The Washington County resident has been in the real estate business for two decades.  “I got into real estate in 2003 while I still owned The Leland Progress newspaper. It […]

Keith Fulcher

Helping Nonprofits that Serve the People of Northwest Mississippi By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Mark Thompson Sometimes people aren’t aware of exactly what Keith Fulcher does as president of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi (CFNM) based in Hernando. His oldest son was sitting at the table one day and said, “You are just […]