Press Releases

Media Information

March 2024

Press Releases

Welcome to The Community Development Foundation Media and Press Release page. If you are a member of the media, please contact us and ask to be placed on our Media Contact list.

Each Press Conference and Press Event will include a press packet with printed and digital media in it for your use. Below you will find a listing of recent press releases. Please select one for more information and a corresponding downloadable PDF of each announcement.

If you have any other questions about a press event, please contact Maddin Hutto at 662.842.4521, fax at 662.841.0693 or email her at

Tupelo ranked seventh in the nation


The Tupelo region has been named to Site Selection magazine’s list of most active micropolitan areas for corporate facility investments in 2023. Tupelo ranked seventh in the nation among the 538 micropolitan areas designated by the United States Office of Management and Budget. Since 2005, this is the 14th time the Tupelo region has been named to the list.