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Teresa Hubbard: Trailblazing CEO

Worldwide manufacturer is headquartered in Holly Springs and Batesville As President and CEO of Cite Armored—a major truck manufacturing company based in Holly Springs, with an additional location in her hometown of Batesville—Teresa Hubbard has become one of the leading entrepreneurs in the state. Quietly and without fanfare, Hubbard made a total pivot from her accounting background to running a worldwide business, which just celebrated its twentieth year, from her lifelong home state of Mississippi.

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Unemployment in Rural Areas Dropping

Lower than the national average Traditionally, small counties in the Mississippi Delta had unemployment rates higher than the state and national average. However, the most recent figures available from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) indicate that unemployment continues to drop even in previously challenged rural counties. The numbers, in most cases, are the lowest seen since 1990. The unemployment rate for Mississippi in 2023 was 3.2%, and is 2.6% the first four months

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New C Spire Passport Platform Allows Seamless Connectivity 

Will increase safety and save time Sometimes listening to what customers need and pulling out all the stops to make sure they get it can pay big dividends. That is the case with the newest offering of C Spire Business, Passport.  “C Spire prides itself in providing incredible customer service,” said Jonathan Askins, C Spire Business national account director. “How do we make sure the customer is happy? How do we make sure the customer

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WISPR Systems

Mississippi company providing cutting-edge technology WISPR Systems, a US-based drone manufacturer, is renowned for its versatile, rugged, and reliable commercial drones. Headquartered in Batesville, the

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Dan Gibson

We caught up with Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson and asked about his life journey, his mentors, and his job leading one of the oldest city’s

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Transforming Madison County

Joey Deason’s blueprint for economic success Thanks to Amazon Web Service’s recent decision to establish two data center campuses with a staggering $10 billion investment,

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