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Yokohama Tire and KaBOOM! Build Third New Playground

A dream became a reality for more than 700 kids in West Point, Mississippi after Yokohama Tire and KaBOOM!, along with approximately 200 local volunteers, banded together and built a brand-new, eco-friendly playground at Marshall Park.

Conti Partners with Wildlife Mississippi to Conserve Wetlands, Streams

Continental Tire the Americas is teaming up with the nonprofit conservation organization Wildlife Mississippi to conserve approximately 1,000 acres of wetlands and streams located along the Bayou Pierre River. The partnership represents a $5 million investment supporting the purchase, restoration, protection and long-term stewardship of the land. Bayou Pierre river is located in Hinds County,

Update: Conti Plant Incentive Value May Reach $333 Million

After an aggressive two-year courtship, the state of Mississippi and Continental AG signed on the dotted line last week, completing a deal that will bring a $1.45 billion, 2,500-job tire plant to the state. It is the Magnolia State’s second tire plant win in five years, and will bring much needed good paying jobs to

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Conti to Build $1.4 Billion Plant in Miss.

Continental Tire the Americas and the state of Mississippi have officially reached an agreement that allows the tiremaker to purchase a site in Hinds County, Miss., for its “commercial vehicle tire” plant. Nikolai Setzer, executive board member for Conti’s tire business, said the new facility is part of Conti’s global growth strategy and a step

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Fire Destroys Mississippi Tire Shop

A fire that started Thursday morning has reportedly destroyed a tire shop in Gluckstadt, Miss., local media reports. Emergency officials said Big 10 Tires caught on fire just before 2 a.m. and fire departments from the cities of Gluckstadt, Madison and Canton responded. Officials said no one was hurt in the blaze. The cause of the