Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Leland Makes Things Happen- A Small Delta Hot Spot

By Greta Sharp Leland sees itself as a good investment, thanks to its growing economy, strong businesses and involved community members. “Like a lot of Delta communities, we jump in the new year and make things happen,” says resident Stephanie Patton. Some of Leland’s biggest news involves businesses. The city is welcoming two new drug […]

On The Move – A City Filled with Anticipation

By Greta Sharp As the new year dawns in Clarksdale, this is a city filled with anticipation. Hard work and persistence paid off in December when Clarksdale/Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jon Levingston announced that PeopleShores selected Clarksdale for its second U.S. center. “We secured for them a suitable building and they made […]

The Magic of Greenwood – By Bill Burrus

If you haven’t visited my hometown of Greenwood recently, what the heck is wrong with you? Greenwood has a lot to offer visitors. People travel from all over the world, literally, to soak up the blues heritage while visiting The Alluvian, a chic boutique hotel that is the centerpiece of a revitalized Howard Street in […]

One People, One Goal, One Greenville A community with a plan

By greta sharp  • Photos by Roy Meeks When Greenville’s Hot Tamale Festival was featured in Garden & Gun and made the cover of Mississippi Magazine, the secret was out. But there’s so much more: a new federal court house, a growing medical center, and thriving new and established businesses all make Greenville a bright […]

Grenada: Right on the Verge of Greatness

Grenada has the best of both worlds. It’s firmly invested in its historic downtown and natural resources. But the city also welcomes new opportunities: a local television station, strong economic development and improvements to transportation infrastructure. Grenada makes it all work together, with impressive results. A $7.54 million grant made possible by Senators Thad Cochran […]

Oxford experiencing a growth explosion

By Angela Rogalski Photography By Austin Britt Oxford has many things to celebrate when it comes to its past, present and future; not the least of which is the pride and joy residents feel about Ole Miss, the university where the favorite saying is UM Alum, Larry Wamble’s , “we may not win every game…but […]