Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Onward and Upward 

By Brad White Your Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) starts the new state fiscal year strong thanks to the hard work of the men and women who make up the MDOT family, as well as the significant investments from both the United States Congress and the Mississippi Legislature.   Signed into law by Governor Tate […]

Joe Stinchcomb 

Successful Businessman and Equitable Entrepreneurship Advocate By Becky Gillette Joe Stinchcomb got into the food and beverage industry after graduating from the University of Mississippi and getting a job as a debt collector. After being laid off, he got a back-of-the-house job at Proud Larry’s in Oxford. “That is where I fell in love with […]

Entergy Mississippi Celebrates Milestone

Powering the Delta for 100 Years By Checky Herrington Ahundred years ago, Arkansas businessman Harvey Couch was making good on his vision to electrify the South when he incorporated The Mississippi Power and Light Company, the precursor of Entergy Mississippi. His new venture not only brought modern electric service to the Mississippi Delta—the heart of […]

Scott Waller

Mississippi Economic Council, Securing Mississippi’s Future By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Greg Campbell Scott Waller, IOM, president & CEO of the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC), the State Chamber of Commerce, grew up in the small town of Shubuta with a population of less than 500 in the southern portion of Clarke County. Shubuta’s Main […]