Posts Tagged ‘Madison’

Business league busy in Madison County — Organization plays vital role supporting economic growth

by Published: September 27,2013

Tags: Business, Collins, Jan, Madison, Mississippi, small business

By Lynn Lofton The Madison County Business League has been a busy group since it was created in 2008 and has grown to 135 members. A privately funded 501(c)(6) non-profit economic development stakeholder and support organization, it plays a vital role in this rapidly growing metro county. “The MCBL provides the Madison County Economic Development […] [...]

CARTOON — Chuck McIntosh on Sanderson Farms Golf Tournament

by Published: September 6,2013

Tags: Golf, Madison, Mississippi, PGA, Sanderson Farms

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Madison Healthplex eyes winter opening

by Published: August 23,2013

Tags: construction, fitness, Madison, Madison Healthplex

When the new, $16-million Madison Healthplex Performance Training Center opens late this year or early in 2014, there is going to be more than a little something for everyone. There will be everything you would find in an upscale fitness facility, or even most college sports performance training complexes and medical office clinics, as well. […] [...]

Movie written/directed by Mississippian to premiere

MADISON — Dog Canyon Films, LLC, is preparing for the premiere of HEADRUSH, written and directed by Johnson Thomasson, a Starkville native and graduate of Mississippi State University. Cast and crew members from across the state as well as friends and family of the production team,will gather for this red-carpet event Aug. 1 at 7 […] [...]

Education at top of Madison Co. economic growth strategy

The City of Madison’s objections to Jackson State University’s plan to open a satellite campus in the city comes just as Madison County has wrapped up work on a strategic plan that puts cultivating an educated workforce atop the county’s priorities. In a counter to Madison’s position, the county’s Board of Supervisors last Monday night […] [...]

Madison mayor, Tulane wrong to bully Jackson State

Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler would never tell McDonald’s it can be the only fast-food franchise in her queendom. Wendy’s and Burger King wouldn’t hear of it. Yet, it appears that is what has happened recently as she and Tulane University have asked the state College Board to rescind what they’re calling the “premature” approval […] [...]

Doing what you love is the ultimate when it comes to profession perfection

For a lucky few, there is a point of intersection where what you love to do merges with what you do best and the market is willing to pay you for it. In other words, your passion and occupation become one and work truly does not feel like “work.” Tommy Newberry, founder of the 1% […] [...]

Strawberry Café serves up familiar food with gourmet twist

by Published: April 15,2012

Tags: Madison, Madison County, Strawberry Cafe

To figure out why the Strawberry Café is a major hit in the Metro market, you could just go to the description of the daily special one day recently: Fried tempura crawfish and asparagus remoulade salad with feta and cucumbers. Or how about the temptation a few days earlier: “It’s almost lunchtime and we’ve got […] [...]

Madison Target center needs stronger tenant mix, city says

Target has a bulls-eye on Madison but the developer of the center to be anchored by the national retailer wants some financial help with the project. The center will need a little more star power in its tenant lineup for that, however. Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler gives the Minneapolis-based retailer zero chance of getting tax […] [...]

Madison Welcomes New Kroger

by Published: October 1,2011

Tags: Colony Crossing, Kroger, Madison

MADISON- MBJ-TV gets a look inside the new Kroger on Highway 51 in Madison. The store is the largest Kroger location in Mississippi and opens October 1. [...]

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