Toyota Mississippi adds 400 jobs, expands production

Toyota announced Thursday the company is investing another $170 million in its Blue Springs plant and hiring another 400 workers, according to The Daily Journal. Groundbreaking for a separate $10 million, 15,000-square-foot visitor and training center, scheduled to open in November 2019, was canceled Thursday because of rain. Read full story here. 

Restoration of Greenville’s Weinberg House and survey of Jackson’s Midtown top preservation grants

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has awarded grants totaling more than $63,000 to 10 preservation projects in Certified Local Government (CLG) communities across the state. Amounts range from $1,250 for the development of an interactive website that interprets Booneville’s historic district to $12,500 to continue the rehabilitation of the Weinberg House in Greenville. Click here for more information and a full list of grantees across the state.