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Metals and non-petroleum mineral wholesalers report $35.6 billion in April inventories

Inventories held by metals and non-petroleum mineral wholesalers in April 2019 were valued at $35.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Textile mills and textile product mills industry’s Q1 retained earnings up 10.6%

The textile mills and textile product mills industry’s retained earnings in the first quarter of 2019 was up 10.6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Residents receiving food stamps in March up 89.4% over previous month

About 449,821 Mississippi residents were on food stamp rolls in March 2019, an increase of 89.4 percent over the previous month, according to data obtained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers report $109.6 billion in April inventories

Inventories held by machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers in April 2019 were valued at $109.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Merchants and Planters Bank in Raymond receives satisfactory rating from feds

Merchants and Planters Bank in Raymond, Mississippi received a CRA rating of satisfactory in its most recent examination by federal regulators.

Apparel and leather products industry had retained earnings of $21.7 billion in Q1

The apparel and leather products industry reported retained earnings of $21.7 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Primary metals industry Q1 net sales up 2.5%

The primary metals industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 2.5 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

The Peoples Bank, Biloxi, Mississippi evaluated by feds in 2018

The Peoples Bank, Biloxi, Mississippi received a "satisfactory" rating from federal regulators in 2018.

Madison ranked 1st in state for resident earnings in 2017

Madison ranked 1st among cities in Mississippi by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Iron, steel and ferroalloys industry Q1 net sales up 6.8%

The iron, steel and ferroalloys industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 6.8 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Printing and related support activities industry reports $16.1 billion in Q1 net sales

The printing and related support activities industry had $16.1 billion in net sales in the 1st quarter of 2019.

Lyon ranked 3rd in state for resident earnings in 2017

Lyon ranked 3rd among cities in Mississippi by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Lumber and other construction materials wholesalers report $19.4 billion in April inventories

Inventories held by lumber and other construction materials wholesalers in April 2019 were valued at $19.4 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Apparel and leather products industry posts after-tax income of $2.2 billion in Q1

The apparel and leather products industry reported after-tax income of $2.2 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Collinsville ranked 2nd in state for resident earnings in 2017

Collinsville ranked 2nd among cities in Mississippi by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Bank of Anguilla last evaluated by feds in 2018

Bank of Anguilla in Anguilla, Mississippi received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on July 1, 2018.

Paper industry reports $31.4 billion in Q1 net sales

The paper industry had $31.4 billion in net sales in the 1st quarter of 2019.

Wood products industry Q1 net sales down 11.2%

The wood products industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were down 11.2 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Grocery and related products wholesalers report $39.7 billion in April inventories

Inventories held by grocery and related products wholesalers in April 2019 were valued at $39.7 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Planters Bank & Trust Company in Indianola last evaluated by feds in 2016

Planters Bank & Trust Company in Indianola, Mississippi received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on April 1, 2016.

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