Posts Tagged ‘Golden Triangle’

Read September 24 issue of MBJ

>> EASTOVER 2.0 New retail development on track for 2014 opening— by Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >>BANKING Mississippi still atop the list of state’s with most unbanked households by Ted Carter >> ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Golden Triangle economic development model could be copied across state— by Clay Chandler >> AGRICULTURE Isaac’s toll on […] [...]

Clay, Lowndes, Oktibbeha counties explore partnership

Representatives from the three Golden Triangle counties have formed a steering committee to explore the possibility of forming an umbrella organization charged with spurring economic development in the region. The committee held its first meeting last week, representing the first step toward a partnership among entities that have traditionally carried on a governmental and industrial […] [...]

Read July 30 issue of the MBJ

by MBJ Staff Published: July 26,2012

Tags: Cindy Hyde-Smith, Golden Triangle, health insurance, Jim Hood, Libor, Old Armory

>> COOPERATIVE TRIANGLE? Clay, Lowndes, Oktibbeha counties mulling partnership— By Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >> IMMIGRATION Hood: Arizona ruling erased Mississippi felony penalty— by Ted Carter >> DARK ARMORY RISING? Old Armory on Fairgrounds to get roof as it awaits restoration— by Ted Carter >> AGRICULTURE New commissioner seeking legislative support for $30 […] [...]

Golden Triangle, rest of Mississippi have a big stake in nation’s military cuts

by Ted Carter Published: August 7,2011

Tags: defense, Golden Triangle, military cuts

Last Tuesday’s deal to slash defense by hundreds of billions in spending as part of the deal to raise the nation’s debt ceiling set off the kind of anxiousness not felt in Columbus since the Base Re-Alignment & Closure Commission shut down a half-dozen years ago. Suddenly, the Golden Triangle’s continued economic resurgence is not […] [...]

Golden Triangle has a charm tourists love

by Susan Marquez Published: May 24,2010

Tags: Columbus, Golden Triangle, Meetings Conventions & Tourism, STARKVILLE, West Point

The Golden Triangle area of Mississippi is formed by the cities of Columbus, Starkville and West Point. The three cities work together to promote themselves, capitalizing on the rich diversity of activities, and attractions in the area.  “People love to visit Columbus,” said Stacy Clark with the Columbus/Lowndes County Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Some visits […] [...]

Mastering Mixed-Use Developments, Part 2

COLUMBUS- Columbus developer Chris Chain talks with MBJ-TV about his company and how it is has transformed old boarded up buildings into residential and retail hot spots from the Golden Triangle to the Gulf Coast. [...]

Mastering Mixed-Use Developments, Part 1

by Stephen McDill Published: May 18,2010

Tags: Chris Chain, Columbus, economic development, Golden Triangle, mixed-use buildings, Stephen McDill

COLUMBUS- Columbus developer Chris Chain talks with MBJ-TV about his company and how it is has transformed old boarded up buildings into residential and retail hot spots from the Golden Triangle to the Gulf Coast. [...]

Chang practicing at Baptist

by MBJ Staff Published: March 28,2010

Tags: Baptist Memorial Hospital, cardiology, Golden Triangle, Joon Chang

Joon Chang, M.D., an interventional cardiologist, has joined the staff at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Chang is a 1984 graduate of State University of New York at Albany where he received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. He is a 1988 graduate of New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y. He completed his residency in internal […] [...]

Global Aerospace Park could boost Golden Triangle

by Nash Nunnery Published: November 16,2009

Tags: Global Industrial Aerospace Park, Golden Triangle

With the creation of the GTR Global Industrial Aerospace Park, economic development officials in Columbus are predicting the local economy will blast off. Joe Higgins, CEO for the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link, says he’s never seen a development with the potential of the site, which occupies 2,500 acres in central Lowndes County. “This aerospace park will […] [...]

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