July 26th, 2011
The Walton Family Foundation has awarded a two-year grant totaling $95,000 to the Delta Bridge Project to help implement a comprehensive business retention and expansion program in Phillips County. The purpose of the program is to aid local businesses keep the jobs they have and go after expansion opportunities. The grant will support specific actions [...]
July 20th, 2011
The Delta Bridge Project in Coahoma County is funding construction of the weir on the Sunflower River. The purpose of this project is to elevate the average level of the Sunflower River through public areas to make it a tourist, recreation and economic development anchor in Coahoma County.
June 28th, 2011
Rainy weather may have hindered the beginning stages of construction of Fort Curtis Tuesday morning but it didn’t stop the Civil War Helena Communication Committee from gathering in the Eagle Room of the Delta Cultural Center. Cathy Cunningham, Community Development planner with Southern Bancorp, Chris Allen, chair of the committee and a number of committee [...]
May 16th, 2011
In conjunction with the Great American Cleanup, Helena-West Helena will conduct its own spring community cleanup and beautification project.
May 13th, 2011
The on-going Delta Bridge Project is one of the best, if not the best, opportunity to change this area for the better. But, we must work together regardless of past feelings and hang ups about relationships. We must accept that good ideas come from various sources and people. It matters not where the ideas come [...]