Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Amazon Wind Farm

Major Economic Boost for Tunica County By Becky Gillette The new Amazon wind farm under construction by AES in Tunica County is not only the first utility-scale wind facility to be built in Mississippi, but also the first in the region that includes Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Tennessee, South Carolina and Arkansas. Charles Finkley, […]

Hopson Hospitality

Longtime Clarksdale Entity Under New Ownership By Catherine Kirk When Clarksdale natives Tate and Chelsea Antici graduated from college and moved to Nashville, Tennessee, it wasn’t in their plans to return to the Mississippi Delta. But after twelve years of living in the Music City, the Hopson Commissary went up for sale, and it was […]

Justin Burch

By Mark H. Stowers South Mississippi native Justin Burch was named the Executive Director of the Washington County Economic Alliance this past May. The nationally known community and economic developer previously worked for the Rural Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) across fifty states and two U.S. territories. Prior to that he was the program director […]

Carolyn McAdams

Leading Greenwood to Be the Best Possible By Becky Gillette  •  Photography by Johnny Jennings Small town politics anywhere in the country can be challenging, and Greenwood is no exception. However, Greenwood Mayor Carolyn McAdams has worked hard to avoid partisanship and encourage cooperation to meet Greenwood’s goals that has resulted in many notable achievements […]