Unemployment Rate in Mississippi Falls to Historic Low

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 December 2017... Read More.

50th Birthday for Ferguson Federal Credit Union

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.

Ramey’s Opens in Columbia

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 Open in Columbia

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.

Biofuel Revolution Bringing Jobs to Lumberton

      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.

New Credit Union Branch in Monticello

Ferguson Federal Credit Union has opened a new branch on Broad Street in Monticello. Across from Lawrence County Hospital, the new branch is a full service institution offering rewards checking, credit opportunities, insurance and much more to the community! A wonderful crowd turned out for the grand opening and... Read More.