BOLTON, MISSISSIPPI – Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The United States Department of Housing & Urban Development has awarded $710,900 to Southern Bancorp Capital Partners of Helena, Arkansas to build on momentum for the neighboring Coahoma County, Mississippi by developing a detailed, sophisticated plan for revitalizing the physical and economic infrastructure of the County, including housing, transportation, natural resources, and water systems.  The Sustainable Communities planning process will follow on the heels of the county-wide strategic planning process that is currently underway, and will involve stakeholders and members of the general public developing a more detailed, in-depth plan for the areas covered by the Sustainable Communities program.