YPP receives TVA Community Livability Certificate of Excellence

April 17, 2019 (Batesville, MS) – Young Professionals of Panola (YPP) recently received the Certificate of Excellence for the successful completion of the Tennessee Valley Community Livability Program.  Panola County’s application was one of only eleven communities selected by Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Economic Development Team.  Tennessee Valley Authority’s service area includes seven states including sixteen metropolitan … Read more

Spark Program/Industrial Manufacturing Education Program receive CEDA Award

Batesville, Mississippi – The Mississippi Economic Development Council (MEDC) announced that the SPARK Program/Industrial Manufacturing Education Program won the 2018 Community Economic Development Award (CEDA) on February 7, 2019. The CEDA program is a “Best Practices” program intended to recognize exceptional contributions of communities in the State of Mississippi for the following efforts: business retention & … Read more

Northwest Mississippi Community College campus in works for Batesville

Batesville and Panola County are poised to move near the front of the line of areas in the North Mississippi/West Tennessee region offering workforce training combined with traditional college opportunities if a campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College can be established here as local officials hope. Although the plan to purchase the Batesville Outlet Mall … Read more

Blauer moving operations to Batesville soon

The October announcement by Blauer Manufacturing that it had purchased the vacant Batesville Casket Company for an expansion of its business in North Mississippi was among the top news stories and developments in Panola County during the past 12 months. The maker of clothing and protective wear for police officers, firefighters, and public safety officials … Read more

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