Greenwood Pursuing New Manufacturing Plant

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — The city of Greenwood is pursuing a plastics manufacturing plant that could create up to 75 jobs. Angela Curry, executive director of the Greenwood-Leflore-Carroll Economic Development Foundation, told Greenwood’s city council on Friday that the California-based company has locations across the country and would invest…




Mississippi Ranked 46th in Economic Growth

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Economic growth slowed in Mississippi last year, with economic growth ranking 46th among states. Gross domestic product numbers released Friday by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis measure the economic output of each state; economic output rose 2.1 percent nationwide during 2017 but Mississippi’s economy…