Hinds County Certified as a Work Ready Community

August 31, 2018 -   When it comes to the field of economic development and the projects that accompany it, the number one issue these days involves demonstrating the quality

Atlanta-based Woodgrain Distribution Selects Hinds County for Its Newest Facility

March 6, 2018 - The following is a Press Release from the Mississippi Development Authority: Jackson, Miss. (March 6, 2018) – Building Products company, Woodgrain Distribution, is opening a distribution

70 New Jobs Coming To Clinton Industrial Park

February 23, 2017 - Clinton, Miss. (February 22, 2017) — Officials from Precision Machining Services of Chattanooga, Tenn. announce the company is creating 70 jobs and investing $5 million

Hinds County lands Continental Tire Plant

April 22, 2016 - (From the Clarion-Ledger) Mississippi lawmakers have agreed to borrow $274 million and provide millions in tax breaks to land a tire plant in Hinds County and

Mississippi Lands Only Questair Venture Manufacturing Facility in the Nation

April 22, 2016 - Raymond, Miss. - The John Bell Williams Airport in Bolton and Raymond is now the home of the country's only manufacturer of the Questair Venture, a small, high-performance

MTM Locating Transportation/Call Center Operations in Jackson, Bringing 80 Jobs

April 22, 2016 - Jackson, Miss. - Health care and transportation management company MTM, Inc., is locating non-emergency medical transportation and call center operations to Jackson. The project represents

Data Shows Sales Up in Hinds County

April 22, 2016 - Jackson, Miss. - It's often said that Madison and Rankin counties have outperformed Hinds County in the last few years in not only gaining new business

Mississippi Development Authority Ranked Among Top Ten State Economic Development Organizations

April 22, 2016 - Jackson, Miss. - The Mississippi Development Authority has been ranked #9 among the Top 10 State Economic Development Organizations in the U.S. based upon research

Jackson Mayor Yarber Joins U.S. Conference of Mayors Water Council

April 22, 2016 - Jackson, Miss. - Mayor Tony T. Yarber has joined the U.S. Conference of Mayors Water Council, and was one of a handful of mayors invited

Gov. Bryant Wants Free Tuition for Students with Technical Diplomas

April 22, 2016 - Jackson, Miss. - Gov. Phil Bryant is pushing a $3 million plan to pay for community college for students who earn a technical diploma in high