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Incubator lands federal funding

ATTALA COUNTY — Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) announced a $1.1-million grant awarded to the North Central Mississippi Planning and Development District (NCPDD) to develop a business incubator and job development center in Attala County. The Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant will be used by the NCPDD to renovate a county-owned industrial building to serve as ...

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EDA gives jobs grant to Choctaw

WASHINGTON — U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke today announced a $1.1 million Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians in Choctaw, Miss., to help renovate an industrial facility in the Choctaw TechParc. The project is expected to create 220 jobs and generate $1.9 million in private investment, according to grantee estimates. “The Obama Administration is ...

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EDA campaign wins Best of Class

The Economic Development Authority of Jones County (EDA) received a Best of Class Award at the Communications Awards ceremony at the Southern Economic Development Council’s (SEDC’s) Annual Conference held in Point Clear, Ala. The winning entry, submitted by Sandy Holifield, was the organization’s Howard Technology Park Project Ready Overall Marketing Campaign. All entries were judged on graphic appeal, clarity and ...

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