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  • Tunica Launches New Destination Website

    The Tunica Convention and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce the launch of its new and improved destination website. The redesigned site, which went live in February, will continue to reside at the TunicaTravel.com domain.

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  • “My Mississippi Blues Trail” Exhibit Shows Photographers’ Views of Historic Delta Trail

    A photography exhibit that explores the people and iconic places on the drive along the Mississippi Blues Trail is now on display at the Tunica RiverPark’s Mississippi River Museum.

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  • Free Blues Concert to be Held at Tunica’s Gateway to the Blues Visitor’s Center

    Blind Mississippi Morris will perform on the stage of Tunica’s Gateway to the Blues Visitor’s Center on October 9 as part of the celebration of blues music throughout Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., blues fans can enjoy the free outdoor concert, which is sponsored by the Tunica Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.

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  • Tunica CVB Names Mary Catherine Koonce Sales Manager

    The Tunica Convention and Visitors Bureau has named Mary Catherine Koonce as the newest member of its destination marketing team. Koonce will serve as the bureau’s meetings and conventions sales manager. She will work with all segments of the meetings industry to ensure that Tunica is the perfect location for their events.

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  • Feuer Powertrain to Build 156,600-Square-Foot Manufacturing Plant in Tunica

    The Tunica County Economic Development Foundation today announced that Feuer Powertrain Gmbh & Co. KG, a German crankshaft manufacturer, will build a 156,600-square-foot manufacturing plant in Tunica. The project is a $140 million investment that will create 300 jobs over five years.

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  • Tunica CVB Announces Promotion and Added Responsibilities for Long-Time Employee Stacey Bland

    The Tunica Convention and Visitors Bureau today announced it has promoted Mrs. Stacey Bland to the position of Director of Administration. Bland, one of the four original employees of the Tunica CVB in 1997, is uniquely qualified to take on added responsibilities within the growing organization.

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  • Second Tunica Balloon Bash Brings Hot-Air-Balloon Race, Glow and Rides Back to the Delta

    The second Tunica Balloon Bash will be held August 9-11 as 50 hot air balloons and their pilots from across the country float into Tunica, Miss. At the Balloon Bash, attendees can take a tethered ride on a hot air balloon, view a nighttime balloon glow and watch a race of more than 50 hot air balloons.

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  • Tunica RiverPark Exhibit to Feature the Convergence of Artistic Styles in the Mississippi Delta

    The Tunica RiverPark and Museum will open its new traveling exhibits gallery to the public April 25 with the Delta Artists exhibit. The exhibit features the art of Mississippi Delta natives and residents and takes a special look at the diversity of artists that are inspired by living in the region. An open house the night of April 25 will allow visitors to meet the artists and view the exhibits.

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  • Tunica RiverPark Exhibits to Focus on African American History in the Mississippi Delta and the Region’s Artists

    The Tunica RiverPark and Museum will unveil three new exhibits during the month of April. These exhibits will explore the history of the oldest independent all-black community in the heart of the Delta, introduce the new traveling exhibits gallery and offer a new experience for children.

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  • 2012 Tunica Annual Report

    Over the last 20 years, Tunica has undergone a dramatic transformation that could only be called “The Tunica Miracle.” Historically, our economy relied on agriculture; technological advances and changing economic conditions left widespread unemployment and poverty in their wakes. By the 1980s, Tunica County was one of the poorest counties in the U.S., with the lowest per capita income in Mississippi. And now, 20 years later, the area that Jesse Jackson once called “America’s Ethiopia” has transformed into a true American success story, thanks to citizens who were bold enough to dream big.
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