10th Anniversary
One Vision, One Voice
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Partner Level MCBL Members

Madison County Economic Development Authority

Pillar of the Community
MCBL Members

Butler Snow
C Spire
Renasant Bank
St. Dominic Health Services, Inc.
Vertex Aerospace
Yates Construction

Cornerstone Investors
MCBL Members

Atmos Energy

Platinum Investor
MCBL Members

Adams and Reese
Adcamp, Inc.
Amerigo, Sombra, Char, Anjou & Saltine
Brunini Grantham Grower & Hewes, PLLC
CenterPoint Energy
Citizens National Bank
Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A.
First South Farm Credit
Harper, Rains, Knight & Company P.A.
Levi Strauss & Company
Memphis Communications Corporation
Merit Health
Nissan North America, Inc.
Pettis, Barfield & Hester, P.A.
Pinnacle Trust
Southern Ag Credit
The Headache Center
Think WebSTORE


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Important Documents

icon Madison County Economic Indicators 2018 Overview (912.00 KB)

Our Mission

The mission of the Madison County Business League & Foundation is to bring together, under one organization, the voice of numerous entities in order to establish a clear and concise message for the future. This organization, which is comprised of elected, appointed, business and individual leaders of Madison County, will enable all partners in business and economic development to participate collectively in bringing together the overall vision for Madison County.

In the News...

News Release from Lynn Fitch

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Sales Tax Collections


Please see the results from the Sales Tax Collections in November but paid to the communities in January.

The Month of November for all of Madison County was down by 2.81% but year to date is still up by 2.65%

We will see next month the effects of December Christmas shopping.

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Mississippi Department of Transportation FY 2018 Annual Report

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Madison County Achieves Certification as ACT Work Ready Community

Madison County Achieves Certification as ACT Work Ready Community

The Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) announced that Madison County, MS has met all criteria to become a certified ACT Work Ready Community. This achievement caps the two-year engagement process and begins a two-year growth and maintenance phase to retain certification.

The ACT Work Ready Communities initiative is designed to assist a particular area, region or state in developing its workforce pipeline to provide skilled workers for employers. The framework allows each participating community to quantify and improve the skill levels of its workforce through a standardized workforce skill credential—the ACT WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate™—supported by data updated online by ACT on a monthly basis.

We are proud of Madison County’s designation as a Work Ready Community, which recognizes successful efforts by the community, education and business leaders to strengthen workforce training and development in order to meet the economic development needs of our community,” said Joseph P. Deason, Executive Director of MCEDA. “This certification proves that Madison County citizens are highly-educated and skilled across all industry segments.”

The initiative was led by the Madison County Economic Development Authority and Holmes Community College, along with the Madison County Business League and Foundation, Madison County Community Trust, WIN Job Center, Madison County Public School District and Canton Public School District. Each entity played an important role by promoting the initiative, investing in testing, and paving the way for Madison County’s emerging, current and transitioning workforce to be identified in the local talent pipeline.

“I am proud that Madison County has chosen to pursue the Work Ready Community initiative, and I am happy that Holmes Community College could partner with the county and assist in reaching the goals to become Work Ready,” said Dr. Mike Blankenship, Vice President of Workforce Development at Holmes Community College. “This will position Madison County to better compete for important economic development projects and create opportunities for our county citizens to have the best quality of life possible.”

“We congratulate Madison County for this significant achievement, and we are proud to add them to our growing list of certified ACT Work Ready Communities,” said Tony Garife, ACT Regional Manager, Workforce Initiatives. “The progressive thinking and positive action demonstrated by county leadership shows an enduring commitment to growing the economic success of the area. As a result, local residents will begin seeing the important linkage between education and workforce development and the value of matching people to jobs.”

For more information on this initiative, go to workreadycommunities.org

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League and Legislature Luncheon

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Madison County Transportation Priorities

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MCBL&F Government Affairs Committee 2019 Legislative Agenda

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RSVP for the MCYP Networking Social

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2018 Legislative Breakfast

The Madison County Business League & Foundation Government Affairs Committee hosted the annual Legislative Breakfast on Wednesday, December 19th at Butler Snow to recognize and honor the Madison County Legislative Delegation and to announce the 2019 MCBL&F legislative agenda. Read More

MCBL&F hosted reception for Madison/Rankin Counties Circuit Court

The Madison County Business League & Foundation hosted a reception in honor of retiring Madison/Rankin Counties Circuit Judge William Chapman at the Madison County Circuit Courthouse. MS Supreme Court Justice William Waller administered the oath of office to the recently elected circuit and country judges. Read More

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