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Main Street Greenwood directed elected to represent on State Board

Brantley Snipes, the executive director of Main Street Greenwood, Inc., has been elected to the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) Board of Directors for a two-year term, beginning in January and through 2020. A native of Greenwood, Snipes has served for five years as the Executive Director of Main Street Greenwood, Inc., a non-profit, historic preservation organization that works to ...

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Mississippi Main Street 2018 award winners

The Mississippi Main Street Association celebrated achievements of Mississippi Main Street Communities Thursday at the 29th Annual Awards Luncheon in downtown Jackson. MMSA Board President Ed Gardner, MMSA Past President Allison Beasley, and MMSA staff presented awards to recipients from local Main Street programs throughout the state. The annual awards luncheon honors Main Street directors, board members and volunteers and ...

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Mississippi Communities Receive 2018 National Main Street Accreditation

The following Main Street communities in Mississippi have been designated as accredited Main Street America programs for meeting performance standards set by the National Main Street Center and the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA): Aberdeen, Amory, Baldwyn, Batesville, Belhaven, Biloxi, Booneville, Carthage/Leake County, Cleveland, Clinton, Columbus, Corinth, Crystal Springs, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Hernando, Holly Springs, Houston, Indianola, Kosciusko, Laurel, ...

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Tray Hairston Elected to Mississippi Main Street Board of Directors

Tray Hairston of Butler Snow has been elected to the Mississippi Main Street Association’s board of directors. The mission of the Mississippi Main Street Association is to provide visionary leadership, guidance and counsel to communities across the state through organization, promotion, design and economic development to make cities and towns better places to work, live and play. Hairston focuses his ...

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New member, officers elected to Mississippi Main Street Board of Directors

A new member and a new slate of executive officers have been elected to the Mississippi Main Street Association Board of Directors. Steven B. Dick, Economic Development Manager for Mississippi Power, was elected as a new member of the state board. As Economic Development Manager, Dick is responsible for providing growth opportunities through the location and expansion of business and ...

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Mississippi Main Street announces 2017 awards

The Mississippi Main Street Association celebrated achievements of Mississippi Main Street Communities at the 28th Annual Awards Luncheon June 8 at the Old Capitol Inn in downtown Jackson. The annual awards luncheon honors Main Street directors, board members and volunteers and recognizes the most outstanding downtown development projects from Main Street communities in Mississippi. The awards and their winners, program/town ...

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Charleston joins Mississippi Main Street downtown network

Mississippi Main Street Association has recognized Charleston as a Downtown Network Member of the statewide association. The MMSA Downtown Network membership affords the town training and technical services from MMSA with the opportunity to progress to the Certified Main Street Membership within three years. As a Downtown Network Member of MMSA, Charleston is also joining the National Main Street Center ...

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Main Street elects officers, board

Three new members and a new slate of executive officers have been elected to the Mississippi Main Street Association Board of Directors. Chris Chain, president of Renovations of Mississippi, Inc. in Columbus, Kagan Coughlin, executive director and trustee of Base Camp Coding Academy in Water Valley, and Kevin Stafford, professional engineer with Neel-Schaffer in Columbus have been elected as new ...

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Stacy Pair to direct Main Street

Stacy K. Pair of Gulfport has been named the new State Coordinator for Mississippi Main Street Association. Mississippi Main Street Association focuses on economic development and revitalization of Mississippi’s historic business districts. She attended the University of Southern Mississippi. Her family is largely from the Philadelphia, Miss., area where her mother’s side owns the well-known country store, Williams Brothers. Pair ...

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3 join Main Street board

Three new members have been elected to the Mississippi Main Street Association Board of Directors. Ed Gardner, Jr., Director of Business and Economic Development of Entergy in Jackson and Keith A. Williams, Mississippi Regional President of Hancock Bank in Gulfport have both been elected to the state board. Also, Jennifer Gregory, Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership ...

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