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Mississippi awarded over $71M grant for Greenville Bypass

A Mississippi road project that’s been considered for more than two decades is one step closer to completion in the state’s Delta region. The Mississippi Department of Transportation said Tuesday that a $71.46 million grant has been awarded for the Greenville Bypass. The money comes from Infrastructure for Rebuilding America, a federal program. The project would connect about 6 miles (9.6 kilometers) ...

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Eldorado Resorts to re-open three Mississippi casinos today

Eldorado Resorts will resume operations at Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Lula, Lady Luck Casino Vicksburg and Tropicana Casino Greenville today. Eldorado is implementing the Mississippi Gaming Commission’s regulations that limit the number of guests to no greater than 50% of the property’s maximum occupancy. “As we continue to resume operations at our properties, the health and safety of our ...

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UPDATED: COVID-19 mobile test site to open in Greenville

In response to the COVID-19 situation, Delta Regional Medical Center (DRMC) is opening a COVID-19/Coronavirus Assessment Center beginning Friday. The mobile center will be located at the DRMC Pavilion located at 1693 Fairgrounds Road, Greenville. The center will be open Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Delta Regional Medical Center personnel will collect information, while people wait in ...

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Eric Wiggins named project manager At The Washington County Economic Alliance

The Washington County Economic Alliance (WCEA) has announced the appointment of Eric Wiggins as the new Project Manager. Wiggins is a recent graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a Master of Science in Economic Development from the Trent Lott Center for Excellence in Economic Development and Entrepreneurship. Most recently, he interned at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in the ...

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Delta Regional Medical Center names Team Member of the Month

Lisa McIntire has been named, Delta Regional Medical Center Team members the month for January 2020.  McIntire, Director of Radiology, has been employed at Delta Regional Medical Center for 30 years. According to the source of nomination, “Lisa comes in to work and the first thing she does is speak to all of us and also checks to make sure ...

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Aussie agri company opens plant in Greenville, will hire 68

Crop protection company Nufarm celebrated the grand opening of the company’s operations in Greenville. The project is a $20 million investment and will create 68 jobs.  “As a predominantly agricultural state, the Nufarm team could not have chosen a better location for its new operations,” Gov. Phil Bryant said in a release. “I know the skilled workforce found in Greenville ...

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$28.7 million plan for Greenville courthouse approved

By JACK WEATHERLY A plan for a new U.S. District Courthouse in Greenville has gotten approval from the federal General Services Administration. The $28.7 million, 55,000-square-foot project will be built on Washington Avenue in downtown, with construction to start in the spring and completion expected for the fall of 2022, said Jackson architect Roy Decker, whose firm, Duvall and Decker, ...

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2 Mississippi men ordered to pay restitution to bank

Two northeast Mississippi men have been ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in restitution to a bank following their convictions on fraud charges. U.S. District Judge Debra Brown in Greenville also sentenced 53-year-old Max Miller of Saltillo (sal-TIL’-oh) on Friday to 18 months in federal prison and ordered five years of supervised release for 52-year-old James “Pete” Nichols. ...

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Nufarm hires three to lead Greenville manufacturing facility operations

Nufarm has announced the appointment of Scott Pfantz to operations manager for the company’s newest manufacturing facility in Greenville. Pfantz was most recently operations manager of Nufarm’s Chicago Heights facility, which achieved an impressive seven years without a lost-time incident this year. “Scott’s deep knowledge of Nufarm and our customers, his safety-minded approach, and his skills in starting operations from ...

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Greenville could join list of cities allowing alcohol to go

A city in the Mississippi Delta could join the list of places where people can walk out of bars and restaurants with alcoholic drinks in to-go cups. The leader of the Greater Greenville Development Foundation, Daniel Boggs, has given city leaders a proposal to consider. The Delta Democrat-Times reports the Greenville “leisure and recreation district” would be downtown, away from homes and ...

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