Skip to main content

Northeast Mississippi: The State of the Region

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:11 -- tbrantley

WTVA-TV, Tupelo-Columbus, Miss (May 28, 2015)--A large crowd packed the BancorpSouth Conference Center, with the goal of improving Northeast Mississippi.

"We want to pull together as one Mississippi. Working together to create economic opportunities. More jobs better jobs and enable Mississippians to have a higher quality of life," said the CREATE Foundation's Commission Chairman, Glenn McCullough, Jr.

The Annual "State of the Region" meeting was held Wednesday, hosted by the Commission, on the future of Northeast Mississippi.

"I'm so excited to come here because North Mississippi knows how to work together," said David Dodson, president of MDC.