Apex Ammo Takes Aim at New, Bigger Location

COLUMBUS, Mississippi – Courtesy of the Dispatch and Mary Pollitz

Apex Ammunition, maker of shotgun shells, has been growing quickly as of late, so they have been investing time and money into their new production facility just off of Yorkville Park Square in order to better meet consumer demand. Production is already underway on some products at the new facility, with more to come; they anticipate being at full operation status by the end of June. At 120,000 sq ft, the new location is nearly 20x the size of the old one, which will allow them to significantly ramp up production and employ a number of new workers as time goes on.

Boomer Brown of Apex spoke on the move: “We were busting at the seams at our old facility on Phillips Hill. . . A lot of states have lobbied for us to move, but being from Lowndes County we wanted to stay here. … We found this building and the rest is history.”

Revive Church of Columbus will begin renting the old First Baptist Church at 202 Seventh St. N. in March and plans to hold its first service there soon, though an exact date has not yet been announced. Developer and building owner Vince Rapisarda expressed his appreciation: “I am happy that we have been able to find a tenant like Revive to move into the sanctuary,” Rapisarda said. “We are looking forward to a long-term relationship and excited to help them grow their congregation. It is a beautiful historic building that will still be available for the public for weddings, funerals and other events.”

Redwood Business and Wellness Center, 5374 Hwy. 45 N. near S Perkins Rd, has been filling up its spaces with local businesses looking to get a foothold. Owner Anna Pantano said, “We’re excited to be there. I would encourage people who have something they want to show the community, to give it a try and go ahead and take a chance on themselves and teach a class or a workshop.”

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