Home » Tag Archives: Wally Northway

Tag Archives: Wally Northway

FRANK BROWN — Making a list, and checking it 100 times

Feature image_cover_102315

Years ago, one of my journalism mentors stressed to me the importance of lists. “Everybody looks at lists,” he said. “They touch the curiosity that is in each of us.” He was correct and ahead of his time. Lists have endured because they are easy to read and convey information quickly. If presented efficiently, lists provide knowledge — and sometimes ...

Read More »

Pascagoula tops in construction job growth

Some contractors in Pascagoula, particularly those who were members of the local Associated General Contractors (AGC), were unhappy and were quick to let the local chapter know it in 2010 when a national AGC report had the Coast city losing the most construction jobs of any metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in the entire country. Three years later, the community is ...

Read More »

How the Mississippi 100 is created

The year 1989 was full of significant business and economic news from the U.S. savings and loan crisis and Exxon-Valdez spill to the Time-Warner merger and fall of the Berlin Wall. It was also the year a then little known list called the “Mississippi 100” would begin its annual run in the Mississippi Business Journal. The list ranked Mississippi’s top ...

Read More »