Posts Tagged ‘Main Street Mississippi’

Main Street Clinton a model for successful downtown economic programs

The new kid on the Main Street block has been getting with the program in a big way. Although only in existence six years, Main Street Clinton has won awards all five years it has been eligible. This year Clinton won top awards Main Street Merchant of the Year, an award that recognizes excellence in […] [...]

Read July 2 issue of the MBJ

>> BED BUGS AND BEYOND State entomologist, hospitality industry at odds over bed bug infestation — By Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> MSC ADDRESSES “CON” LAW State court says original jurisdiction over “certificate of need” unconstitutional— by Clay Chandler >> MAIN STREET MISSISSIPPI— Old Pascagoula High lives on as senior housing— by Ted […] [...]

Main Street Mississippi begins campaign to fund 5-year effort

Main Street Mississippi last week launched a fundraising effort to support a five-year plan to enhance Main Street projects and programs around the state. Main Street is counting on businesses to step up as main contributors to the effort to raise $1.8 million over the next years. With that money, Main Street Mississippi plans to […] [...]

Festivals bringing fun and profit to Main Street

by Published: December 19,2010

Tags: Jan Miller, Main Street Mississippi, MBJ FEATURE

Ingenuity, mixed with careful planning and branding can generate big buzz … and lots of dollars, organizers say Nothing brings a town’s cash registers alive like a festival celebrating some unique aspect or iconic element of the community. Slugburgers in Corinth, Loblollies in Laurel, the pottery of Peter Anderson in Gulfport and the whole lotta shakin’ […] [...]

Meet Columbus, Mississippi

COLUMBUS- MBJ-TV visits Columbus, Miss., a 2010 winner of the Great American Main Street Award. [...]

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