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  • March 23, 2021

    Wicker, Hyde-Smith, Colleagues Urge Administration...

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., are among a bipartisan group of 25 Senators who sent a letter that encourages Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Acting Director Rob Fairweather to abandon plans to change the current definition of a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)....

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  • February 17, 2021

    Hattiesburg Named #2 in the Nation for Job...

    Hattiesburg, Mississippi > Increase in employment: 2.9% > Total employment Feb. 2020: 65,216 > Total employment Nov. 2020: 67,107 > Feb. 2020 unemployment rate: 4.7% > Nov. 2020 unemployment rate: 5.7% > Fastest growing industry: Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (+8.0%) > Labor force increase Feb.-Nov. 2020: +2,721 (+4.0%)...

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  • January 28, 2021

    C Spire Invests $1 Billion to Speed Deployment...

    Ridgeland, Mississippi (January 28, 2021) – C Spire is ramping up an unprecedented growth project with a $1 billion investment over the next three years– the largest capital spend in company history – to accelerate the deployment of ultra-fast 5G wireless technology and all-fiber Gigabit broadband internet in...

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