Question: What is economic
is economic development?
Generally, economic development includes a
process that is directed at improvement of a community
or region. In
this general description, economic development cannot
be contained to only recruitment of new businesses.
The community’s economic development effort
must include upgrades to infrastructure, improvements
to educational and health care facilities, and removal
of barriers that hinder new growth opportunities.
All of these concerns are a part of economic
development that is considered community development.
In fact, a community’s quality of life is the
single most significant factor for new business
behalf of the Warren County Port Commission and the
Vicksburg Warren Economic Development Foundation,
welcome to our new expanded and updated website.
In today’s technology based business
environment, an effective website is an extremely
valuable tool to actively recruit new businesses to
our community. We
hope that you will find the website both user-friendly
purpose of the “Forum” section of the site is to
provide the public with information pertaining to
economic development activities and issues.
It is our intent to update this section monthly
with future discussions on topics such as incentives,
legislative activities and local policies that affect
our local businesses, taxes and port activities as
well as other economic issues.
Our first installment will discuss economic
development in general.
mission of the Vicksburg Warren Economic Development
Foundation is to work in cooperation with entities
such as River Region, the Vicksburg Warren School
District, the City of Vicksburg, the Warren County
Board of Supervisors, and other agencies to address
concerns that affect our quality of life.
In the coming months, the EDF will begin a
process of establishing goals and objectives to
enhance our quality of life and thereby provide a
blueprint for economic development success.
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of Engineers puts out "Help Wanted Sign"
Vicksburg District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is actively hiring in
various job categories. The
increase in positions is aimed at meeting current and future regional
mission requirements. (Full
upcoming hirings for your company or post your HR contacts. Share
Tully has an opening for a Saw Mill Superintendent. Contact
Mike Myrick at 601-629-6708.
Marine has an opening for a Green Deckhand.
Contact Syd Johnston or Chris Lenoir at 601-638-5921.