Posts Tagged ‘Greenwood’

From Bibles to Bee Gees

Charles Sproles calls it “a God thing.” Norris Bookbinding Co. in Greenwood has spent more than half a century covering the bookbinding needs of the country from Bibles and rare books to periodicals and genealogy. “We give all the credit to God for keeping us around,” Sproles says. “I don’t know why He’s still got […] [...]

Former CEO Fred Carl told Viking employees in emails to expect few changes

by Published: February 8,2013

Tags: Fred Carl, Greenwood, jobs, Middleby Corp., Viking Range Corp.

Viking Range Corp. founder and former CEO Fred Carl Jr. broke the news of the company’s sale to Middleby Corp. to his employees in an email sent on the afternoon of New Year’s Eve. In the email, obtained by the Mississippi Business Journal, Carl says that Viking is in good hands, that the sale will […] [...]

Middleby CEO: Viking staying in Greenwood is ‘not negotiable’

Viking Range Corp. will focus on what made the company successful in the first place — building high-end kitchen appliances in Greenwood. That was the primary message Middleby Corp. CEO Selim Bassoul laid out during a press conference one day after 20 percent of Viking’s workforce was terminated. Of the layoffs, half were in Greenwood. […] [...]

February 8, 2013- Chuck McIntosh

by Published: February 8,2013

Tags: Fred Carl Jr., Greenwood, Middleby Corp., Viking Range

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David Camp leads sales operations at Greenwood behemoth Staplcotn

One of Mississippi’s largest privately held businesses is Staplcotn located in Greenwood, which was founded in 1921 as a cooperative. The organization is the oldest and one of the largest cotton marketing cooperatives in the United States and serves over 7,300 members from 11 states. Staplcotn markets between 2.5 million to three million bales of […] [...]

Alluvian breakfast stands up to the stellar reputation of Viking Range

by Published: July 1,2012

Tags: Greenwood, The Alluvian, Viking Range

At some hotels the best thing about the complimentary breakfast is that it is free. And while it may get you through until lunch, it certainly won’t be a memorable experience. Breakfast at The Alluvian Hotel, in contrast, is an experience that many guests remember fondly for a long time. The buffet menu includes just […] [...]

Steele returns to MDCC

Lynda Steele, a retired junior college administrator, has been hired as interim president of Mississippi Delta Community College. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports Steele, a former MDCC administrator, will lead the 3,500-student two-year school until a permanent replacement can be found for Larry Bailey. Bailey is retiring June 1 and Steele will take over then. Frank […] [...]

Q&A Thomas Gregory, chief administrative officer, City of Greenwood

Thomas Gregory, chief administrative officer, City of Greenwood Thomas Gregory is the chief administrative officer for the city of Greenwood and one of his home town’s biggest fans. Gregory earned an undergraduate degree from Mississippi State University in business administration and a master’s in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at […] [...]

The Alluvian Hotel receives honor from Condé Nast Traveler

The Alluvian Hotel in Greenwood was named No. 91 out of the Top 200 Best Hotels in the World 2011 by Condé Nast Traveler. This award reflects the more than 8 million Reader’s Choice Awards results received this year. Condé Nast Traveler, the world’s premier travel magazine, highlights travel tips, vacation ideas, destination information, and […] [...]

Still on top

While the 2011 version of the Mississippi 100 has many new names, the top five revenue-producers remain unchanged from 2010. The “big five” in order are Ergon Inc. of Jackson, The Yates Companies Inc. of Philadelphia, Staplcotn of Greenwood, Howard Industries Inc. of Laurel and Irby Company of Jackson. The only change from last year […] [...]

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