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Grenada Railway Honored in 2021 Short Line and Regional Railroads of the Year
November 12, 2021 - GRENADA RAILROAD In November 2011, the Grenada Railway was headed toward total abandonment. This Class III, once part of the longest railroad in the world, was going to be forgotten. It would take a tremendous effort from members of the community to change the railway’s fate. Known as Grenada...
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GENERAL CONTRACTOR SELECTED FOR MILWAUKEE TOOL
November 12, 2021 - After a months-long, rigorous search process involving multiple construction companies, the Greater Grenada Partnership has been informed that Riley Construction has been selected as the general contractor for the Milwaukee Tool development in Grenada County. Riley Construction is one of the largest construction firms in Wisconsin and Illinois. They provide...
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“Build Better Together” Grenada Community Masterplan Announced
November 12, 2021 - By ADAM PRESTRIDGE (/taxonomy/term/15415) - Publisher Thu, 10/21/2021 - 8:45 PM Anticipation runs high for Grenada residents as the wait continues for the first signs of construction of the mammoth Milwaukee Tool accessories manufacturing facility. The game-changing industrial development project was announced in mid-April and once complete will anchor the I55...
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MILWAUKEE OPENS DOORS TO GRENADA OFFICIALS
August 12, 2021 - A great deal of behind-the-scenes work has transpired in anticipation for the ground-breaking of the Milwaukee Tool accessories manufacturing facility to be constructed in the I-55 Business and Technology Park since its announcement in early April.   As official procedures such as architectural drawings and permitting continue behind closed doors,...
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Hankins Timber Investing in Grenada
May 21, 2021 - Hankins Lumber investing in second sawmill operation in Grenada County Jackson, Miss. (May 21, 2021) – Hankins Lumber is expanding its presence in Grenada County by locating new sawmill operations, Hankins Timbers, at the former Louisiana Pacific site. The project is a $12.5 million corporate investment and will create 43 jobs. "Mississippi's agriculture...
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Milwaukee Tool brings 800 new jobs to Grenada County
April 20, 2021 - Grenada, Miss. (April 20, 2021) – Milwaukee Tool is expanding in Mississippi by constructing an accessories manufacturing facility in Grenada County. The project is a $60 million corporate investment and will create 800 jobs at the Grenada location. Milwaukee Tool is also committed to creating 400 more jobs to be added to any of its...
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Back on track: Rescued from oblivion, Grenada Railroad delivers vital opportunity.
April 5, 2021 - The history-rich Grenada Railroad has long been known for one dramatic rescue: On an April night in 1900, it was on its tracks that rail engineer Casey Jones became a legend for his heroism saving the lives of his passengers when his train speeded toward a deadly collision outside Vaughn, Mississippi. ...
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TV Series Produced by Will Smith and Jay-z being filmed in Grenada
January 14, 2021 - Grenada Railroad will soon participate in an ABC miniseries highlighting a significant moment during the Civil Rights Movement. Grenada Railroad officials announced Monday that they will participate in ABC Studio’s limited series “Women of the Movement,” a mini-series of six episodes about the life of Mamie...
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BIEWER LUMBER – ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR A SECOND SAWMILL IN THE SOUTH
January 13, 2021 - BIEWER LUMBER – ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR A SECOND SAWMILL IN THE SOUTH WINONA, MISSISSIPPI, January 13, 2021 – Executives from Biewer Lumber announce the development of a new state-of-the-art sawmill which will be located in Winona, Mississippi. The Winona facility will be the second Biewer sawmill located in the state. The new...
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Guaranty Bank Breaks Ground
October 6, 2020 - Property that was considered useless for years along the City of Grenada’s main thoroughfare has slowly transformed before the eyes of passing motorists over the last year. Today, that property located near the intersection of South Street and Sunset Drive (Highway 8) has been cleared to reveal a business...
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