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Greater Grenada Partnership Gala
March 8, 2019 - The Greater Grenada Partnership held its first annual gala on the evening of March 7th at the Regions Bank to celebrate the successes in economic development, the new partnerships, and Grenada’s future strategic growth. The Region’s Bank was packed to capacity with influencers and community leaders...
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The Grenada Railroad Moves Forward with Extensive Track and Bridge Rehabilitation Work
February 14, 2019 - The Grenada Railroad (RailUSA) is making heavy investments in the Grenada Railroad. GRENADA, MS – February 14, 2019 – The Grenada Railroad, through the North Central Mississippi Regional Railroad Authority, and supported by the Federal Railroad Administration and the State of Mississippi, is moving forward with an extensive railroad track and bridge...
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$170,400 in Grants for Rural Business Development
February 12, 2019 - The Grenada County Economic Development District has received a $170,400 in Rural Business Development (RBG) grants from the United States Department of Agriculture. The grants will be used to support the growth of small manufacturing operations in Grenada. Darrell Robinson, the President of the Grenada County Board of Supervisors, said, &ldquo...
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$50,000 Grant for Industrial Park
January 28, 2019 - The Grenada County Board of Supervisors has received a $50,000 grant from the Mississippi Development Authority's Site Development Grant Program. The grant is to be used to complete the design engineering of an access road from Highway 7 through the Business & Technology Park North. The proposed access road will enter...
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$10,000 Grants Received
January 17, 2019 - GGCED Receives Two Community Development Grants The Grenada County Economic Development District was recently selected to receive two grants for community and economic development marketing. The grants were awarded by Entergy Mississippi and will be used for advertising and promotion of the community and the industrial park. Chris Hinton, Manager...
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New Jobs Coming to Grenada
January 11, 2019 - The Grenada County Board of Supervisors recently received a $392,665 grant from the Delta Regional Authority for a new economic development expansion project that will be located in the industrial park. The project will create 50 or more new jobs with an annual salary range of $50,000. DRA funds will be used to...
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