Business News for the Mississippi Delta

A Story of Recovery   

Rolling Fork Businesses: One year After By Jack Criss The tornado that totally altered the town of Rolling Fork on the night of March 24, 2023 brought enough death and destruction on its own. However, the aftershock and aftereffects of the devastation lingered on for all of the residents, and delivered unprecedented challenges to area […]

Pay it Forward

By Keith Fulcher In 2022, half a TRILLION dollars were donated to USA-based nonprofits from Individuals; Corporations; Foundations; and Bequests. Individuals made sixty-four percent of the donations, totaling $319 billion!  I’ve lived in the Mississippi Delta between Vicksburg, Mississippi, and Memphis for fifty-three years. Before me, four generations of my family called the Delta home. […]

Performance Therapy

New Clinic in Cleveland Brings Experience to Area By Jack Criss Performance Therapy is an outpatient physical, occupational, and speech therapy clinic offering full service therapy to people of all ages in Cleveland and the entire Mississippi Delta, which includes separate areas for adults and pediatrics. The business officially opened on February 12 and has […]

John McKay

Leading an economic charge through the Mississippi Manufacturers Association By Jack Criss John McKay is the president and CEO of the Jackson-based Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA), the largest and most influential voice for Mississippi manufacturers. The association represents thousands of manufacturers and related businesses across the state.  Since taking over the helm in October of […]

Chrissy Garner

By Lyndsi Naron Chrissy Garner, Advertising and Marketing Manager at Tunica Convention & Visitors Bureau, is making an impression on the tourism industry in the Delta. “I’m originally from central Arkansas and grew up there starting at the age of five,” says Garner. “My parents have always been very supportive of me. My dad passed […]

David Smith Construction

Family Owned and Operated  By Mark H. Stowers Headquartered in Inverness since 1976, David Smith has been serving the Delta’s construction needs. But in 1983, Smith was looking to add more commercial business to the residential and he and his partner amicably decided to move in separate directions. David Smith Construction was created. The family […]

Flatland Development Group

A Penchant for Entrepreneurship   By Joey lee The Delta, and all of north Mississippi for that matter, could not wish for a better advocate than it has in the Flatland Development Group, a dynamic enterprise founded and led by visionary entrepreneur, Andy O’Bryan. O’Bryan’s roots run deep in the Delta soil. Having grown up […]

Colleen Buyers

By Lyndsi naron Colleen Buyers, Founder of Shared Experiences in Clarksdale, is changing the way the world looks at the agriculture industry. Raised in both San Francisco, CA and Vancouver, BC, Buyers loves to travel and had seen all fifty states by the time she was thirty.  Buyers attended Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, for […]

A Little Off the Square 

Lumber & Liquidation Serving Tunica Since April, 2023  By jennifer Minyard P K. Miller and her husband Ed are no strangers to running a business. After successfully running the Levee Commissary for seven and a half years, they were ready for a break. “After we sold the restaurant Ed was restless,” says Miller. “He wanted […]

Illusions & Accessories LLC

Computer Service, Security Equipment and Much More  By Catherine Kirk For the past twenty-five years, Illusions and Accessories LLC in Greenwood has grown into a company that handles not just personal home computers, but the management of several business networks as well.   Although they are located in the Delta, Illusions and Accessories LLC is […]