Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Delta Center Stage and Tim Bixler

The Luckiest Man On The Face Of The Earth By Angela Rogalski Delta Center Stage has been bringing community theatre to Greenville for over forty years. Tim Bixler was hired as executive director in 2002 and is committed to the creative process that is community theatre. “Delta Center Stage is a community theatre,” says Bixler. […]

The Vine Bistro in Greenwood

Already a “go to” restaurant in the Delta By Jack Criss Husband and wife, Karyn and Bill Burrus, are co-owners of The Vine Bistro in Greenwood which just opened in November (“Crazy to open during a pandemic, huh?!” laughs Karyn). But in a short time, only the restaurants success has been “crazy,” attracting Deltans from […]

Memphis Outpost of Quapaw Canoe Company

Delta Native Matthew Burdine Launches New Business By Becky Gillette Delta native Matthew Burdine has had a love of outdoor adventure and the Mississippi River since he was a kid growing up in Greenville on Lake Ferguson. After receiving a degree in finance and an MBA from Ole Miss, instead of pursuing a career in […]

Ben Lewis

By Mark H. Stowers • Photography by Staci Lewis Growing up in Washington state, Ben Lewis didn’t know anything about the Mississippi Delta. But, when the Wentworth University alumnus was offered a one-year contract for an IT job, he did a little research. What he found out initially wasn’t pretty but he decided to look […]

Dr. Curressia M. Brown

Chair of the Department of Business at Mississippi Valley State University Education I am an educational product of the Meridian Public Schools, Rust College in Holly Springs, (B.A., Mass Communication and Political Science) and the University of Mississippi (M.Ed., Higher Education/Student Personnel Services and the Juris Doctor).  Where did you live? I currently reside in […]

Mighty Roots Music Festival

New Event Coming in October By Jack Criss The Mighty Roots Music Festival—coming to Stovall, Mississippi in October, 2021 and staged on the historic Stovall Farms where Muddy Waters grew up—is a true labor of love for the people behind it. And it will no doubt serve as a great economic and cultural boon to […]

Mississippi’s First Wind Farm

Development Proposed for Tunica County By Becky Gillette For many years, Mississippi was considered to lack enough consistent and strong winds to generate electricity from wind turbines. But now, not only has wind turbine technology improved, but so has the understanding of where to catch the best wind. Currently a private company has built the […]

Gun Demand High

But Shortages Still Remain An Issue By Jack Criss With the ongoing pandemic, the election of 2020 and a new president, gun sales have reached record numbers in the U.S. including sales across the Delta. People are stockpiling for outdoor hunting activities or personal safety measures and many buying guns for the first time. This […]

Key Solutions

A Top-Notch Computer Business  Serving Customers Accross the Delta By Aimee Robinette The entire world has changed over the last year, incorporating more technology, and sometimes it is harder for businesses and even residents to keep up. Key Solutions in Leland and Cleveland understands the complex world of technology and provides paramount services to keep […]

Best Hands Mobile Service

Keeping the Delta looking clean! By Jack Criss If you’ve recently spotted a sparkling clean office building, car or just about anyplace that looked particularly noticeable, it’s probably a good bet that that brand new look came from Best Hands. Greenville-native Michael Harps, owner of Best Hands—a full-service mobile detailing and pressure washing company—says his […]