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For more than a century, Mississippi’s Golden Triangle has been a part of America that people often felt they had to flee if they had any hope of a better life. Joe Max Higgins and Brenda Lathan have worked together to change that perception, creating private-public partnerships between private employers, leading education institutions and government to foster a manufacturing hub that serves as a national model. In ten years, their efforts have transformed the Golden Triangle, generating more than $4.6 billion in private investments and creating 5,600 jobs.
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America is in the midst of the greatest economic transformation in over a hundred years and the defining challenge is how to ensure that all Americans are included in this new economy.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK currently represents the economic development interests in the North Mississippi region, encompassing Columbus, Starkville and West Point.