Tag Archives: Itawamba County

Chancery clerk issued demand for funds he didn’t steal

June 25, 2014


A chancery clerk is on the hook for hundreds of thousands dollars of missing funds, though he didn’t steal the money or profit from it. Itawamba County Chancery Clerk Jim Witt has been served with a demand in the amount of $503,246.43 from the Office of State Auditor. From August 2007 through December 2012, the […]

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Jackson Furniture to open 2 Mississippi plants, hire 250

November 25, 2013

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Jackson Furniture of Cleveland, Tenn., is expanding its manufacturing operations into Mississippi with the opening of plants in Itawamba County’s Mantachie and Union County’s Myrtle. The maker of motion and stationary furniture says it is investing $2 million and creating 250 jobs over three years at the two locations. Jackson Furniture will manufacture motion furniture […]

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Toyota Boshoku makes announcement; 180 new jobs slated for Itawamba County

November 8, 2013


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MANTACHIE, Mississippi — Automotive supplier Toyota Boshoku is adding 180 jobs at its manufacturing plant in northeast Mississippi. The company said Friday that it’s investing $21 million at the plant it opened in 2011 in Mantachie, where it makes seat components and door panels for the Toyota Corolla. The parts go to a Toyota Motor […]

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