Mississippi’s unemployment rate in March 2018 was 4.5%, tying the rate last month in February as the lowest level of unemployment ever recorded in Mississippi. The March rate is eight-tenths of a percentage point lower than a year ago in March 2017, when the rate was 5.3%. The number... Read More.
Have you wondered where are all of the bridges that have been closed in Mississippi? Mississippi.org has issued an interactive map showing the 542 bridges in the state that has been closed as of April 1st. In just the past week over 100 have been closed causing problems throughout... Read More.
This is the latest information announced today by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. Mississippi’s unemployment rate fell in January 2018 to 4.6%, which is the lowest level of unemployment ever recorded in Mississippi. The January rate is two-tenths of a percentage point lower than a month earlier in... Read More.
Just a few months after Ward’s closed in Prentiss, the company announced the building of a new restaurant to the south of the old site. The new Ward’s will be built at the “y” of the intersection of the 84 bypass and Highway 13 in front of the doughnut... Read More.
Ferguson Federal Credit Union is starting 2018 with a celebration for its 50th year serving as the local community based credit union for Southwest Mississippi. The previous year brought about big changes for Ferguson FCU when they extended their services to a larger area. They started a new additional... Read More.
We were so thankful to be a part of the big grand opening celebrations at the new Ramey’s Marketplace in Columbia! The citizens of Columbia have been patiently anticipating this new grocery store opening ever since the former Winn Dixie location announced its closing. We got to meet all... Read More.
Ferguson Federal Credit Union has successfully opened its latest branch on High School Ave in Columbia. The people and city officials of Columbia came out to help celebrate the grand opening of the branch on Tuesday, August 1st. The Marion County Development Partnership was in attendance to welcome Ferguson... Read More.
SynSel Energy, Inc. of Elmhurst, IL is partnering with a US-based financier and G and C Industrial Services of Lumberton, MS to develop a $300 Million biorefinery in Lumberton. The plant will use state-of-the-art, environmentally-responsible technology to produce clean second-generation biofuels from the area’s abundant wood waste and... Read More.