Posts Tagged ‘Oxford’

New study touts Mississippi’s potential

The “creative economy” includes individuals such as artists, architects, chefs and professors, creative industries such as Peavey Electronics, Viking Range Corp., The Elvis Presley Birthplace and Ramey Agency and creative communities including Oxford, Clarksdale, Ocean Springs and Rolling Fork. The recent Mississippi Creative Economy study concludes that this segment represents approximately 61,000 jobs and just […] [...]

Nutt to resign as Ole Miss football coach at season’s end

by Associated Press Published: November 7,2011

Tags: Alabama, BCS, dan mullen, football, houston nutt, LSU, Mississippi state football, Ole Miss, Oxford, Southeastern Conference

OXFORD — Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt will resign at the end of the season. Nutt will coach the Rebels’ last three games this year,” athletic director Pete Boone said at a press conference Monday, where also announced that he will step down as athletic AD by the end of 2012. The Rebels have […] [...]

Lafayette County to pay off all outstanding bonds

by Associated Press Published: October 22,2011

Tags: Baptist Memorial Hospital, Bob Wood, bonds, economy, Lafayette County, Lloyd Oliphant, Mississippi, Oxford

OXFORD — The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors is planning to pay off all outstanding bond debt and lower property taxes. The decision was made this past week to spend $10 million of the $30 million gained from the sale of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi to pay off all outstanding bonds for the county. The […] [...]

McAlister’s is this year’s biggest jumper

by Clay Chandler Published: October 16,2011

Tags: biggest jumper, Frank Paci, McAlister’s Deli, Mississippi 100, Oxford, Top Private Companies

McAlister’s Deli started out in a converted gas station in Oxford in the early ‘90s, and has since grown into a powerhouse on the southeastern dining scene. The casual dining chain has opened 15 new locations in 2011, pushing its total number of locations over 300. That’s one reason why McAlister’s is this year’s biggest […] [...]

Man gets 1 day in jail, fine in bank fraud scheme

by Associated Press Published: May 27,2011

Tags: Dino Jerry Grisanti, Judge Michael P. Mills, Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Oxford

OXFORD — A former Oxford auto dealer will spend one day in jail and pay $7,500 fine for a guilty plea to a $2 million bank fraud scheme. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Dino Jerry Grisanti was sentenced Thursday by Chief U.S. District Judge Michael P. Mills. Last October, Grisanti pleaded guilty to a […] [...]

Book Biz: ‘Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter’ is a real page turner

by Lynn Lofton Published: March 20,2011

Tags: Crooked Letter Crooked Letter, Emily Gatlin, Gum Tree Books, Oxford, Tom Franklin

Oxford resident Tom Franklin has penned a real page turner in “Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter,” according to Emily Gatlin, manager of Gum Tree Books in Tupelo. “It’s a mystery thriller that takes place in a small, fictional town in Mississippi,” she said. “I read it in a weekend and can’t recommend it enough. It’s for […] [...]

Oxford debates Sunday alcohol sales

by Associated Press Published: November 1,2010

Tags: dry county, Oxford, Sunday alcohol sales

OXFORD — There’s been a lot of talk about liquor on Oxford’s downtown square as this Mississippi college town considers Sunday alcohol sales. Some see it as a transgression of the Lord’s Day; others a time to put religious reservations aside. A growing list of cities and counties in the Bible Belt and beyond have […] [...]

Greenlee joins Holcomb Dunbar staff

by MBJ Staff Published: July 18,2010

Tags: Holcomb Dunbar, Jim Greenlee, Northern District of Mississippi, Oxford

Jim Greenlee, former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, has joined the Holcomb Dunbar law firm in Oxford. Greenlee will concentrate on aiding businesses and not-for-profits in risk avoidance and compliance matters. He will also focus on assisting businesses in the prevention and mitigation of regulatory or criminal exposure, healthcare fraud, grant fraud […] [...]

State’s college towns offer exciting lifestyle

by Susan Marquez Published: May 24,2010

Tags: 2010, college towns, HATTIESBURG, Meetings Conventions & Tourism, Mississippi, Oxford, STARKVILLE

College towns are always a special place. There’s an excitement in the air from all the students who are not only there to learn, but to explore the world outside of their own home. Coffee shops, restaurants, book stores, boutiques and great night life seem to go hand-in-hand with a college town. In Mississippi, the […] [...]

Mississippi enters the Google fray

by Clay Chandler Published: April 4,2010

Tags: Google, high-speed Internet, JACKSON, Mississippi, Oxford

Jackson, Oxford in the running for high-speed internet program that would be launched next year Site selection for most major economic development projects is wrapped in a shroud of secrecy that would make the CIA jealous. Typically, the public learns its city or state was in the running for something similar to a Toyota or […] [...]

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