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Union eyed by workers at Canton’s Nissan auto plant

CANTON — Elected officials and Nissan workers gathered in Canton over the weekend to discuss what it would take to establish a labor union at the plant. Congressman Bennie Thompson called a news conference Sunday to say he supports workers’ right to form a union. >> RELATED: Poll Question Employees said they approached the United […] [...]

Read the October 17th issue of the MBJ online

EAT HEALTHY MISSISSIPPI … In this week’s MBJ, Amy McCullough takes a look at the new Eat Healthy Mississippi initiative, which will connect local growers to restaurants and promote healthy eating, is underway. The Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association (MHRA) recently learned it had received a grant of more than $83,000 from the U.S. Department […] [...]

MBJ Editorial: Jobs and eminent domain … letting fear strike us out

Economic development recruiters don’t use brass knuckles when they fight to get a big employer to come to their state. But they probably would if they could. That is the kind of pier six brawl recruiters walk into at the start of every economic development competition. The last one standing walks away with the deal […] [...]

Canton is Open for Movie Business

CANTON- The film industry is no stranger to Mississippi with its list of popular movies from “A Time to Kill” and “My Dog Skip” to “Oh, Brother Where Art Thou” and “The Help.” Hollywood is looking forward to Mississippi’s new tax incentives and studio facility. Mississippians in turn are hoping the Magnolia State will follow […] [...]

All State Insurance signs Canton lease

All State Insurance has signed a 7-year lease at Peace Street Crossing Shopping Center in Canton.  John Michael Holtmann of Duckworth Realty Inc. represented the landlord. The shopping center is managed by Duckworth Realty Inc. [...]

Home Zone Sales signs Canton lease

Regional retailer, Home Zone Sales & Lease Purchase LLC, has signed a 5-year lease and opened a 4,100 square foot store in Peace Street Crossing Shopping Center in Canton.  John Michael Holtmann of Duckworth Realty Inc. represented the landlord in the transaction. The shopping center is managed by Duckworth Realty Inc. [...]

45th Annual Canton Flea Market

CANTON- Nash Nunnery and Stephen McDill visit Canton for a behind-the-scenes look at a Mississippi institution, the twice-annual nationally-known Canton Flea Market. [...]

Nissan Unveils New Vehicle

March 24, 2010 – MBJ-TV takes a look at the 2011 NV, a new commercial vehicle being manufactured at Nissan North America’s Canton, Miss. facility. [...]

Nissan on track

by Published: March 7,2010

Tags: Canton, CVs, MS, Nissan, NV2500

New commercial vehicle on target to roll off assembly line for 2011 Nissan announced last March that it was spending $118 million to expand and retool parts of its facility in Canton so that it could produce commercial vehicles (CVs). The company said then that it hoped to start production in time for the 2011 […] [...]

Six and counting

by Published: July 20,2009

Tags: Automotive, Canton, Mississippi, Nissan

Nissan helps Mississippi become major player Six years ago, the first vehicle at Canton’s Nissan plant rolled off the assembly line and started a drive toward Mississippi becoming a major player in the southeastern automotive manufacturing industry.   May 2003 marked the culmination of years of effort by government and economic development officials to lure […] [...]

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