Posts Tagged ‘Tishomingo County’

Deadline approaches for aid to victims of last year’s flooding

ALCORN COUNTY and TISHOMINGO COUNTY — The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes that April 28 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans. These loans are available in Alcorn and Tishomingo counties in Mississippi […] [...]

Tishomingo’s despair over what could have been fades as metal fabricating grows

by Ted Carter Published: January 17,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Northeast Mississippi, supercollider, Tishomingo County

Three decades ago Tishomingo County endured the heartbreak of losing a pair of multi-billion-dollar federal economic development projects – a TVA nuclear plant and a NASA rocket assembly facility. But, as fortune would have it, the federal government by the mid-1980s had set the stage for a new era of economic growth for the Northeast […] [...]

MBJ January 17th Digital Edition

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Silicon metal getting a rebirth — Investors are betting new technologies and efficiencies can make product competitive in U.S.

by Ted Carter Published: January 10,2014

Tags: Business, energy, Mississippi, Tishomingo County

Silicon metal manufacturing largely died out in the United States more than three decades ago, done in by the large volume of raw materials required to produce the multi-purpose alloy and an inability to compete with cheaper foreign imports. However, technological advances, new manufacturing efficiencies and long-awaited U.S. trade protections have brought a reversal that […] [...]

Silicon Metal’s plans lift Tishomingo’s economic development despair of decades past

by Ted Carter Published: January 2,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Tishomingo County

After huge back-to-back economic development failures three decades ago, Tishomingo County was described by the New York Times as “all dressed-up with nowhere to go.” The Northeast Mississippi county, which borders both Tennessee and Alabama, now has a cause for cheer:  The Tishomingo County town of Burnsville has been selected by Mississippi Silicon  for a […] [...]

SBA disaster assistance available due to rain, flooding

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Mississippi as a result of excessive rain and flooding beginning Jan. 1, 2013. The disaster declaration […] [...]

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