Caterpillar to Expand

February 20, 2014

Daily Corinthian

PERCEPTION vs REALITY —

Manufacturers have the highest job tenure in the private sector
90% of manufacturing employees have medical benefits
78% of manufacturing employees get retirement contributions from employers
Highest paid new college graduates are chemical manufacturing engineers
Each manufacturing job creates at least 2.91 more jobs in other sectors
Over 70% of Americans view manufacturing as the most important industry for a strong economy and national defense
77% of Americans fear the loss of domestic manufacturing jobs to other nations
BUT —

Only 30% of parents encourage their kids to enter manufacturing
Only 17% of people view manufacturing as a top career choice
Manufacturing depends on a skilled workforce and companies have jobs they cannot fill because the current workforce lacks technical skills needed

Corinth Community Competes for C Spire’s Fiber to the Home Initiative

October 31, 2013

The City of Corinth in partnership with The Alliance, the Corinth School District, Magnolia Regional Health Center and The Crossroads Arena are competing for C Spire’s Fiber to the Home Initiative.  Cities from across the state are vying for opportunity to be selected in the initial Fiber to the Home roll out.   Over the past […]

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Land Fund Drive Kicks Off

October 31, 2013

The Alliance kicked off its Land Fund Drive in early October. The drive aims to raise monies for the Land Fund, The Alliance’s mechanism to purchase and improve property for economic development purposes. For more information on the Land Fund Drive or if you are interesting in investing in the Land Fund, please contact Gary […]

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Alliance purchases 400 plus acres; Will Serve as Corinth and Alcorn County’s next industrial park setting

October 31, 2013

In late September, The Alliance purchased approximately 420 acres east of Corinth. The new property will serve as Corinth and Alcorn County’s next industrial park setting. Alliance leaders worked over the late spring and through the summer to secure the property and complete necessary due diligence. Property attributes include proximate access to all utilities, rail […]

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