Posts Tagged ‘Main Street’

Delta downtown officials form new organization

GREENWOOD — The Delta Downtown Alliance (DDA), an alliance of downtown representatives from throughout the Mississippi Delta, has been founded. The DDA’s mission is to strengthen the promotion and publicity of events and projects in historic downtowns throughout the Mississippi Delta in order to unite the region through information sharing and coordinated communication. There are no membership […] [...]

Joint state tourism conference to be held in Louisiana

MARKSVILLE, La. — Small business owners and tourism professionals can learn how to translate tourism into dollars from expert speakers at an upcoming conference. The Miss-Lou Tourism Summit will be held Feb. 25-27 at the Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville, La. “This year’s event focus is marketing and public relations, with an emphasis on establishing […] [...]

October 8, 2012- Ricky Nobile

by Ricky Nobile Published: October 5,2012

Tags: Main Street, online retail, retail

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Main Street to designate Como Downtown Network Member

by MBJ Staff Published: June 7,2012

Tags: community development, downtown, Main Street, retail, retailers, shoppers, shopping

COMO — On June 11, the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) will designate the City of Como as a Downtown Network Member of the association. The designation will be held at 4:30 p.m. at 215 Main Street in downtown Como. Como joins Long Beach, Winona, Belzoni, Eupora, Forest and the University of Mississippi Medical Center […] [...]

Cartoons – November 28, 2011

by Ricky Nobile Published: November 27,2011

Tags: Main Street, Mississippi, ricky nobile, Wall Street

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Main Street turns attention to blighted properties

GULFPORT — Now that downtown historic storefronts have been renovated, drawing new tenants and customers, Gulfport’s Main Street director is turning her attention to vacant lots potentially contaminated by petroleum or hazardous chemicals. The city wants to identify and assess contaminated properties that can be returned to productivity, generating jobs and tax revenue. Lisa Bradley, […] [...]

Coast city joins Mississippi Main Street Association

PASS CHRISTIAN — Tomorrow, the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) will designate the City of Pass Christian as an official Main Street Community. The designation is made possible through a partnership between MMSA and BP America. The designation ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. in the City Court Building at 105 Hiern Avenue. Pass […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Main Street getting funding from new BP partnership

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) has formed a new partnership with BP America across the Mississippi Gulf Coast. With funding from BP, MMSA will work in the existing Main Street communities on the Coast and also bring in two new communities to the Main Street program. The seven existing Gulf […] [...]

Brangenberg service honored

by MBJ Staff Published: June 19,2011

Tags: 2011 National Main Street Conference, Debbie Brangenberg, Main Street

Debbie Brangenberg was recently honored at the 2011 National Main Street Conference for her long-term career in Main Street. Brangenberg has 22 years of service as a Main Street professional in Mississippi and has served as the executive director of the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association since 1991. Brangenberg has also been recognized for her […] [...]

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