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Laurel’s Holifield elected to Mississippi Main Street Board

Judi Holifield, the Executive Director of Laurel Main Street, has been elected to the Mississippi Main Street Association Board of Directors for a 2-year term beginning in January. Holifield has served since 2011 as Executive Director of Laurel Main Street, a nonprofit leading revitalization efforts in historic downtown Laurel. Before her Main Street career, Holifield was a choral music educator ...

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Mississippi Main Street hires Jennifer Prather

The Mississippi Main Street Association has hired Jennifer Prather of Starkville as the new Director of Community Development for the statewide organization. Prather has served as the Director of Main Street and Tourism for The Greater Starkville Development Partnership since 2017 and has also served as the interim Chief Executive Officer for the past year. As director, Prather has focused ...

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Stafford, new officers elected to Mississippi Main Street board

A new slate of executive officers has been elected to the Mississippi Main Street Association . Kevin Stafford of Neel-Schaffer, Inc. in Columbus has been elected the MMSA Board President for 2019-2020. Stafford joined Neel-Schaffer in 1999 and now serves as the firm’s North Mississippi manager, working out of the Columbus office. Stafford’s 20 years of experience includes engineering design ...

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Small business thrive with help from Mississippi Main Street Association

By Becky Gillette Small businesses are a large part of what makes Main Street communities special, said Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) State Coordinator Thomas Gregory. “Many times, these local businesses are also tourist destinations that have become icons in their hometowns,” Gregory said. “The MMSA works with our local communities to attract, support, and retain unique small businesses as ...

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Mississippi Main Street announces Gregory as new State Coordinator at annual awards

The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) announced Thomas Gregory of Starkville as the new State Coordinator for the organization. The announcement was made at the 30th Annual Awards Meeting and luncheon on Thursday, June 13 at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson. Gregory is a certified planner and has served the past two years with the Carl Small Town Center ...

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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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