Business of the Month

The Pearl Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month in February is Mattress Firm, located at 105 Airport Road in Pearl. Mattress Firm opened its doors in December of 2010 and today the Gray family now has 7 locations making them the largest chain of locally owned and operated mattress stores in the Metro area. Mattress Firm carries all of the best brands such as Sealy, Simmons, Tempur-Pedic and Serta. They offer same day delivery six days a week and guarantee that you will love your mattress or they will give you your money back. They also stock a full line of luxurious bed pillows. A portion of each sale from every Mattress Firm Pillow goes to Pancreatic Cancer. Great customer service and giving back to their community are both a high priority in the Gray family businesses. Pictured left to right are Store Manager Douglas Wade; Pearl Mayor Brad Rogers, Pearl Police Chief Ben Schuler and owners Danny Gray, Grant Gray and Mason Gray. Mattress Firm hours are Monday – Friday 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. For more information call 601-936-7501

BlueLinx was selected as the Pearl Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month in January. BlueLinx, who acquired the Georgia Pacific distributorship in 2004, has been a Pearl Chamber of Commerce member since 1984. They are located on Gulf Line Road and the facility sits on 12 acres adjacent to the railroad tracks. BlueLinx is a wholesale distributor of building products such as lumber, engineered lumber, roofing, siding, specialty metals and insulation. They recently acquired the Weyerhaeuser distributorship in the southeast region distributing specialty engineered lumber products such as trusses and joists. Some of their local customers include Sutherland’s, Home Depot, Lowe’s and 84 Lumber. Pictured left to right are Pearl Mayor Brad Rogers; Melissa Slay, Operations Support; Wanda Wilson, Warehouse Employee who has worked at BlueLinx for 35 years; Terry Wright, Warehouse Employee who has worked at BlueLinx for 15 years; and David Bryant, BlueLinx Branch Manager. Not pictured is Steve Hall, Outside Sales; Melvin Harvey and Johnny Vaughn, Drivers. For more information call 601-939-7797.