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Mid-Mississippi Development District






Mid-Mississippi Development District is a regional economic development organization that works for the economic development of Clarke, Jasper, Lauderdale, Newton, Scott, and Smith Counties in Mississippi. It works primarily for site readiness programs, providing incentives for new and existing businesses in its region, workforce development, and bringing in collaborative efforts for the overall development of the region.


Aether Fuels Options 200-Acre Site in Mississippi for Potential Liquid-Fuel Production Facility

Aether Fuels, an advanced climate-technology company focused on developing sustainable fuels for the aviation and shipping industries, announced April 13 a real-estate agreement with the Smith County Economic Development District in Mississippi.

Howard Industries Is Adding 200 Jobs at New Facility. What Does That Mean for Mississippi?

Howard Industries is expanding and will be adding roughly 200 jobs in its new 170,000-square-foot building in Clarke County.

RTX Expands High-Tech Manufacturing Footprint in Mississippi

$50 million expansion will support 100 new jobs and support critical military programs at its Forest facility

Alden Group Opening New Facility in Smith County, Mississippi

Alden Group Renewable Energy is opening a new facility in Smith County. The project is a $12.535 million investment to create 30 new jobs.