Posts Tagged ‘Flowood’

Flowood police chief resigns effective Dec 31

by Published: December 2,2014

Tags: Business, crime, Flowood, Mississippi, police

FLOWOOD — Flowood Police Chief Johnny DeWitt has submitted his resignation effective Dec. 31. Mayor Gary Rhodes told aldermen Monday night, saying DeWitt has accepted a job in the private sector. DeWitt has been police chief for 14 years.   [...]

Outback Steakhouse dream realized in Flowood

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: australia, Business, Dining, Flowood, Mississippi, outback

A victory at the polls in 2006 after a pair of defeats in Flowood liquor-by-the-drink referendums positioned Steven Grantham Jr. to carry out his late father’s plans for a second Outback Steakhouse in Metro Jackson. Flowood finally would get an Outback restaurant where diners could enjoy their favorite spirits along with thick cut grilled steaks […] [...]

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QUIRKY? NO, JERKY — Whatever your craving, Beef Jerky Outlets likely has the flavor among 200+ choices

by Published: August 21,2014

Tags: Beef Jerky, Business, Flowood, JACKSON, Mississippi, small business

Don’t let the sign on the front of the building fool you. Certainly, the new Beef Jerky Outlet in Flowood offers beef jerky in a mind-numbing, 200-plus variety of flavors — from traditional sweet, hot and teriyaki to Moonshine, Boiled Crawfish and 3 Beer BBQ Rub. However, the Beef Jerky Outlet that opened about a […] [...]

Dirk Vanderleest ready to deplane after quarter century at the control

Dirk Vanderleest and Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport have shared nearly half their lifetimes together. The airport situated in Rankin County had just turned 25 when Vanderleest arrived from Huntsville, Ala., where he managed that city’s airport under an executive director. Vanderleest’s arrival in Jackson at 29 gave him the distinction of being one […] [...]

WILLOUGHBY: Back to school — Jason Walton leading Jackson Prep

by Published: July 10,2014

Tags: Business, education, Flowood, Jackson Prep, Mississippi

Whether in art, sports, academics, or business, we are inspired by excellence. We celebrate those who have the commitment to achieving the highest levels of success in their respective fields.  Aristotle once said, “Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise […] [...]

GI Associates set to become major piece in Flowood’s emerging medical corridor

Thirty-three year-old GI Associates and Endoscopy Center is consolidating its Jackson and Flowood offices into a 75,000 square-foot building in Flowood’s Lakeland Marketplace North. GI Associates has bought a standing 50,000 square-foot building that opened in 1972 as a Mississippi Fine Furniture Wholesale store and remained a home for various furniture retailers through 2009. The […] [...]

Flowood Belk getting $9 million facelift

A major expansion and remodeling is underway at Belk’s flagship store at Dogwood Festival Marketplace in Flowood, representing a $9-million investment by the company. The project will increase the store’s size by 40,000 square feet – 20,000 square feet on each level — allowing it to expand fashion brands and merchandise assortments throughout the store. […] [...]

Rustic Papazu Salon dazzles customers with creative, fun atmosphere

by Published: November 2,2012

Tags: Flowood, hair salon, Papazu Salon, small business

The Papazu Salon, located at 612 Liberty Road next to a horse pasture just a short distance from Lakeland Drive, has a charming, laid-back atmosphere that has won the beauty salon a loyal following. Papazu Salon makes hair care fun, said customer Carol McDill. “The motif of the salon is pleasantly unique,” McDill said. “I […] [...]

Puckett Machinery leaving Jackson for Flowood

JACKSON — Puckett Machinery, a heavy equipment dealer that has been located in south Jackson since 1941, is relocating its headquarters and 200 employees to Flowood, a suburb east of the city. Richard Puckett, Puckett Machinery’s chairman/CEO says that Flowood’s low crime rate and “business-friendly” environment prompted the decision. The Caterpillar heavy equipment/rental services/engine dealer […] [...]

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