small business

Buying Christmas Trees From Local Farms

As many begin putting up their holiday decorations, the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce is urging residents to buy locally grown Christmas trees. The Department of Agriculture has made finding a…

Juneteenth Pop-Up Shop in Moss Point

President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, establishing June 19th as a federal holiday. Tons of local businesses gathered at Pelican Landing in Moss Point for the…

‘Tis the season to shop local

Tis the season to shop local! South Mississippi businesses and business leaders are stocking up and looking forward to Christmas shopping season. 2020 has been packed with challenges, but you and yours don’t have to have a…

Back to Business Grant deadline approaching

The deadline for Mississippi small business owners to apply for an important grant is fast approaching. If you’re a small business owner in Mississippi, time is running out to apply for a grant designed to help with economic recovery in…

Back to Business grant program application process available online

Mississippi is opening a grant program for small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Governor Tate Reeves says the application process began at noon today. The grants can cover mortgage interest, rent, payroll, utilities, and other expenses related to the…

Looking at the big picture for small businesses

Many businesses in our area are thankful to be up and running at least to some capacity again, but what does the big picture look like for our locally owned, small businesses? It’s often said art imitates life, but one…

Local businesses feeling the impact of COVID-19

Today, President Trump is speaking to all 50 governors to gauge when each state’s leader believes it will be best to reopen for business. While Mississippi’s reopening date has not yet been announced, one thing is for certain: our local…

Downtown Biloxi to host a virtual ‘First Friday’

Tomorrow you can show your support for local businesses all from the comfort of your own home with Downtown Biloxi’s ‘Virtual First Friday.’ Starting at noon tomorrow, you can search ‘First Friday’s Downtown Biloxi’ on Facebook to join in on…

Local businesses stocking up during Coronavirus pandemic

Some local businesses have been hit hard while others are actually in a unique position to help supply South Mississippi’s demands. The essentials are rolling in here on a daily basis at Gulf Coast Business Furniture and Supply Company in…

Holiday Open House in Ocean Springs

‘By Golly, Be Jolly!’ That’s the motto for Downtown Ocean Springs as it prepares to welcome Coast residents to its annual ‘Holiday Open House.’ Friday and Saturday folks can experience deals, discounts, and giveaways from both downtown and uptown businesses.…