Posts Tagged ‘Oxford’

Josh Hill joins Butler Snow in Oxford

by Published: September 17,2014

Tags: accounting, Business, Lafayette County, law, Mississippi, Oxford

Butler Snow has announced that Joshua A. Hill has joined the firm’s Oxford office. Hill is a member of the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Practice Group, and will focus his practice on pharmaceutical and medical device defense matters. “We’re excited about the unique experience and strong leadership skills that Josh brings to the firm,” […] [...]

Oxford’s FNC getting new headquarters

by Published: August 21,2014

Tags: Business, FNC, Mississippi, mortgage, Oxford

Mortgage technology firm FNC Inc. is in the middle of the design phase of its new headquarters in Oxford, a complex that will not only give the growing company needed space, but also reflect the city of Oxford’s vision for large, campus-like environments. “We have been working on our plans for about three years,” said […] [...]

BOOK BIZ: Lisa Howorth’s first novel opens old family secrets

In the spirit of supporting Mississippi writers and Mississippi independent bookstores, we’re doing both this week by shining the spotlight on Flying Shoes by Lisa Howorth, co-owner of Square Books in Oxford. It’s her first novel and is receiving high praise from reviewers across the country. Although not a native Mississippian, Howorth moved to Oxford […] [...]

Mary Ruth Wright named principal at Oxford Elementary School

by Published: March 28,2014

Tags: Business, Delta State University, education, Mississippi, Oxford

Mary Ruth Wright is the new principal to lead Oxford Elementary School for the 2014-2015 school year. Wright is currently the director of special education for the Tupelo School District. She has 21 years of teaching experience with 14 of those spent as a school administrator. Wright also gained educational leadership experience as director of […] [...]

Oxford Craft Beer Festival and Food Show expands

by Published: March 21,2014

Tags: beer, Business, festival, Mississippi, Oxford

The state of Mississippi just rolled out a new marketing campaign for this year titled “Mississippi Homecoming,” aimed at boosting tourism and the state’s creative economy. And, the 2nd Annual Oxford Craft Beer Festival and Food Show is doing its part to see that the campaign is successful. To be held Saturday, April 19 at […] [...]

Oxford‑Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce unveils 2014 class of the Leadership Lafayette

by Published: March 20,2014

Tags: Business, Lafayette County, Mississippi, Newsmakers, Oxford

The Oxford‑Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce has unveiled its 2014 class of the Leadership Lafayette program. The 2014 class includes: Maranda Anderson, FNB Oxford; Steven Ash, Newk’s Eatery; Allissa Barkett, Volt; Angela Barlow, University of Mississippi; Joe Bishop, Oxford Police Department; Matt Bishop, Shelter Insurance; Gant Boone, Oxford University Bank; Dawn Boutwell, Alfa; Matt Burris, […] [...]

Developing products and people — FNC Inc. readies for first-ever ‘The Forge

by Published: December 13,2013

Tags: Business, finance, Mississippi, Oxford

At first glance, FNC Inc.’s upcoming first-ever hackathon it has dubbed “The Forge” appears to be all about product development and industry competitiveness. But officials maintain that the all-night blitz scheduled for Dec. 19 is more about its people and team-building. “We always wanted this to be an employee-driven company,” said Bill Rayburn, co-founder and […] [...]

State’s cities get creative with C Spire Fiber to Home videos

As part of C Spire’s competition to select the first city in the Fiber to the Home project, the Ridgeland-based telecommunication firm received official information requests from 30 Mississippi communities. C Spire plans to announce the finalists in the first phase on Nov. 4. Some communities also provided videos as part of their presentations. Our favorites […] [...]

OUR VIEW: ‘King of Torts’ has finally abdicated

by Published: October 11,2013

Tags: Business, Dickie Scruggs, law, Mississippi, Oxford

Dickie Scruggs’ drama is finally over. The U.S. Supreme Court has chosen not to hear an appeal from the former attorney who earned the nickname “King of Torts” and amassed a fortune from the tobacco-related lawsuits in the 1990s. Scruggs, who practiced out of Oxford, pleaded guilty to trying to influence a Mississippi judge back […] [...]

Eric Randle named president of Mississippi Optometric Association

by Published: September 20,2013

Tags: Business, health, Mississippi, Oxford, vision

Eric D. Randle, O.D., of Oxford has been named president of the Mississippi Optometric Association for 2013-2014. Randle has practiced at Holly Springs Eyecare PLLC since 200. He is a graduate of the University of Houston College of Optometry. He has served on the MOA board of directors since 2007 and has been actively involved […] [...]

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