Posts Tagged ‘MS’

No. 1: Old Waverly Golf Club, West Point

by Published: April 11,2010

Tags: MBJ Readers Choice, MS, Old Waverly Golf Club, West Point

Voted by Mississippi Business Journal readers as their favorite Mississippi golf course to play, Old  Waverly in West Point features gently rolling terrain and two lakes that come into play on many of holes. Conceived in 1986 by George Bryan, then a senior vice president of Bryan Foods, the Jerry Pate-Bob Cupp collaboration opened two […] [...]

No. 2: The Preserve Golf Club, Vancleave

There might not be a more aptly named golf course in Mississippi. The Preserve Golf Club in Vancleave was built adjacent to an 1,800-acre nature preserve. Designed by former U.S. Open champion and award-winning golf course designer Jerry Pate, The Preserve was voted by Mississippi Business Journal readers as the number two golf course in […] [...]

A short commute

VICKSBURG — Most weekday mornings, Laura Weeks rolls out of her Washington Street bed, takes a shower, eats breakfast and goes to work.   No commute necessary.  She simply walks down the stairs. “My husband and I moved to Vicksburg from Norfolk, Va., and the traffic in the mornings was horrible,” Weeks said.  “It took […] [...]

Nissan on track

by Published: March 7,2010

Tags: Canton, CVs, MS, Nissan, NV2500

New commercial vehicle on target to roll off assembly line for 2011 Nissan announced last March that it was spending $118 million to expand and retool parts of its facility in Canton so that it could produce commercial vehicles (CVs). The company said then that it hoped to start production in time for the 2011 […] [...]

Serendipity led Franklin to success at Ellie James

Women’s clothing store is one of the hottest places to shop in Oxford That Lacey Franklin is the owner of the retail shop Ellie James in Oxford took a little bit of serendipity. Franklin, 25 and a 2007 journalism graduate from the University of Mississippi, took a part-time job at the Ellie James boutique on […] [...]

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