Posts Tagged ‘Economic Development Administration’

Two Delta groups getting economic development funding

MISSISSIPPI DELTA — The Economic Development Administration has awarded funds to two planning and developing groups in the Mississippi Delta. U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., made the announcement in a news release yesterday. The South Delta Planning and Development District will receive $189,000. The district provides services in Bolivar, Humphreys, Issaquena, Sharkey, Sunflower and Washington […] [...]

Old Columbus Lumber Co. giving way to new owner

BROOKHAVEN — Eddie Nelson slows the big loader to a stop and steps down from its air-conditioned cab into the wet heat of high noon. Red and yellow hardhats move in and out of dark corners all around him as he walks slowly across the spongy ground, soft with mud and sawdust and woodchips that […] [...]

Training center is earmarked for Gulf Coast

GULFPORT — The U.S. Department of Commerce will invest more than $2 million in a planned resort and hospitality training center at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) Jefferson Davis Campus in Gulfport, according to Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.). The Economic Development Administration (EDA), an agency within the Commerce Department, awarded the competitive grant […] [...]

Incubator expansion gets nod

Tupelo – The Lee County Board of Supervisors and the Community Development Foundation (CDF) have officially been approved by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA), for the phase II expansion of the Renasant Center for IDEAs, Tupelo/Lee County’s regional business incubator, with application made through Three Rivers Planning & Development District. The […] [...]

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