MEDC honors Tate County, others as part of regional partnership that saved local railroad.

The Mississippi Economic Development Council (MEDC) announced February 4, 2016 that the North Central Mississippi Regional Railroad Authority (NCMRRA) has been awarded its 2015 Community Economic Development Award. Read More..

ABB to Locate High-Tech Manufacturing Operations

Power and automation technology group ABB announced the company is locating new manufacturing operations in Senatobia, Miss., in Tate County. ABB will establish operations in the 85,000-square-foot facility formerly occupied by Twin Creeks Technologies. The project will create 200 new jobs by its third year of operation, with another 100 expected to be added by the fifth year. Read More..

Calbee North America Locates in Senatobia

Snack food manufacturer Calbee North America announce the company has located operations in the former BMW distribution facility in Senatobia, Miss., in Tate County. The project represents a corporate investment of $51.1 million and will create 254 jobs over the next five years. Read More..

MDA Awards Site Development Grants

The Mississippi Development Authority recently awarded eight Site Development Grants to economic development entities throughout the state. The matching grant program is designed to assist nonprofit economic development organizations or local governments in preparing available greenfield sites for industrial development. Read More..

New advanced manufacturing system improves NW training

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career, Technical and Workforce Education division acquired a FAS-200 (Flexible Assembly System) that will enhance their programs through hands-on applications of automation systems; will attract and recruit new students and will provide additional training for current career-technical and workforce students. Read More..