Skip to main content

News Archive

Grenada Chosen for new RPN USDA Program
April 29, 2022 - President Biden is committed to ensuring federal resources and opportunities that can benefit rural America actually reach rural America. Today, the Biden-Harris Administration is launching the Rural Partners Network (RPN), a new whole-of-government effort led by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to transform the way federal agencies partner...
Read More


ICE Industries expands for the 6th time in Grenada.
April 9, 2022 - Grenada's job market got a shot in the arm this week when Ice Industries added contracts for outdoor machine enclosures. Ice Industries, headquartered in Sylvania, Ohio, will be investing more than $4 million into the Grenada facility to add new paint capabilities. The Grenada facility primarily serves the automotive, HVACR,...
Read More


Grenada County awarded $500,000 industrial grant.
March 22, 2022 - CLARKSDALE, MS – Delta Regional Authority (DRA) today announced a $4,696,894 investment that will boost economic development and improve the quality of life for Mississippi Delta communities and residents.  The investment will be matched by $6.8 million and will attract an additional $67.2 million in leveraged private investment (LPI) into Mississippi....
Read More


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...
Read More


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...
Read More


“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...
Read More


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,...
Read More


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...
Read More


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...
Read More


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. ...
Read More


Page 1 of 3 pages  1 2 3 >