Latest News

GREATER STARKVILLE DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP: And the Winner is… Partnership Celebrates at 2019 Annual Awards Banquet

The Partnership held its 2019 Annual Awards Banquet at The Mill Conference Center on Tuesday evening, January 29.

Jackson has 9th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Jackson area was more than 5,300 in the third quarter of 2018, a 483-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Mississippi ranked No. 13 in average charitable giving

Mississippi residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $7,135 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Mississippi has fourth highest home vacancy rate in nation

Mississippi posted the fourth highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Mississippi’s population dipped -0.1% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Mississippi’s population decreased by 3,133, or -0.1 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Gulfport 56% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Gulfport is $257.34, 56 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

WASHINGTON COUNTY ECONOMIC ALLIANCE: Job Announcement: Interim Director, Chamber of Commerce

Under general direction of the Executive Director, uses analytical abilities and strong interpersonal skills to support the development and implementation of a well-defined set of Chamber of Commerce programs and projects that fulfill the Mission of the Washington County Economic Alliance (WCEA) and its members.

HANCOCK COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Hancock Chamber Members Recognized By County And State Officials & Leaders

In recognition of the work supported by members of the Hancock Chamber of Commerce, elected officials and business leaders from throughout Hancock County are joining with Governor Phil Bryant to proclaim the third week in October as Chamber of Commerce Week in Mississippi, Hancock County, Bay St. Louis, Diamondhead, Kiln and Waveland.

CLINTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Congratulations to Officials of the Year

The Clinton Chamber of Commerce was honored to recognize all City of Clinton (Government), county, and state officials on Thursday, October 18, 2018!

RAYMOND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Friends of Raymond MS still needs volunteers

Friends of Raymond MS still needs volunteers on Saturday, October 13th, for Park Day at the Raymond Military Park.

PEARL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Ambassador of the Month

Congratulations to Taylor Whitlock, Operations & Marketing Assistant at Havard Real Estate Group, for earning the title of Ambassador of the Month.

HANCOCK COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Hancock Chamber Announces Coffee Call With Mayor Of Diamondhead

Hancock Chamber members and their guests are called for a coffee call on Thursday, September 27th at 8am at Diamondhead Country Club with the Mayor of Diamondhead, Tommy Schafer.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Metro Business Network