Please Wait a Moment
X

News

Monday, January 22, 2024

Governor Reeves Signs Legislation to Finalize Second Largest Economic Development Project in State History

JACKSON (Office of Governor Reeves) – Governor Tate Reeves today signed legislation to finalize the second largest economic development project in Mississippi history. Additionally, the economic development project represents the largest payroll commitment of any major project in state history.

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Truck battery joint venture locating factory in Marshall County

JACKSON (Office of Governor Reeves) – A joint venture between Accelera by Cummins, the zero-emissions business unit of Cummins Inc., Daimler Trucks & Buses and PACCAR, is locating advanced battery cell production operations in Marshall County. The project represents a corporate investment of at least $1.9 billion and will create 2,000 jobs with an average annual salary of approximately $66,000. 

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Governor Reeves Announces Special Session to Finalize Largest Economic Development Deal in State History

JACKSON (Office of Governor Reeves) – Governor Tate Reeves today announced that he is calling a special session to finalize the second-largest economic development project in Mississippi history. Additionally, the economic development project represents the largest payroll commitment of any major project in state history. This follows the largest economic development project in state history – the $2.5 billion corporate investment by Aluminum Dynamics, Inc. that was announced in 2022. 

Thursday, December 21, 2023

Nissan Canton and Habitat for Humanity Dedicate Home to Family in Canton

CANTON, Miss. – In a collaborative effort, Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant and Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area (HFHMCA) today marked a significant milestone with the completion of their 15th home build in the tri-county area. More than 100 dedicated employee volunteers from Nissan contributed their time and skills during an eight-day building project from August to October, benefiting Canton resident Sharon Wilkes and her family.

Friday, December 15, 2023

Governor Reeves Announces Leadership Appointments at MDA

JACKSON (Office of Governor Reeves) – Governor Reeves today announced a series of new appointments at the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA). Governor Reeves appointed William “Bill” Cork as Executive Director/Chief Economic Development Officer, PJ Waldrop as Chief Operations Officer, and Steven McDevitt as Chief Investment Officer.

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Made in Mississippi: Little Birdie

JACKSON - Our most recent Made in Mississippi profiles Little Birdie in Calhoun City. 

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Avid Boats Expanding Operations in Monroe County

JACKSON (Courtesy: Mississippi Development Authority) – Fishing boat manufacturer Avid Boats is renovating and expanding its facility in Monroe County. The project is a $7.96 million investment that will create 50 new jobs. 

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

2023 General Election Results

JACKSON - The results for Mississippi's 2023 general elections are in and there were very few surprising outcomes. Governor Tate Reeves and Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann, along with the rest of the statewide incumbents, were re-elected. In the House and Senate races, only one incumbent lost and very few races were competitive.

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Toyota Mississippi Announces Launch of 4T Academy

BLUE SPRINGS - (November 1, 2023) – Juniors and seniors at New Albany and Union County Schools will soon have a unique opportunity to learn and earn. Toyota announced Wednesday—in collaboration with local partners—the investment and launch of its 4T Academy, a hands-on training program designed to place students directly into Toyota production jobs right out of high school. 

Monday, October 30, 2023

PACCAR Expanding Operations in Columbus

JACKSON (Courtesy: Mississippi Development Authority) – Global automotive technology company PACCAR is expanding its operations in Columbus. The $209.4 million investment represents two projects that will create a total of 100 jobs.

123456789