Posts Tagged ‘Oxford’

State’s college towns offer exciting lifestyle

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 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 […] [...]

Watts named Foundation Fellow

Michael Watts of the Oxford law firm Holcomb Dunbar has been selected as a Mississippi Bar Foundation Fellow. According to the Foundation, Watts was selected based on his “outstanding career, and as importantly, (his) demonstrated commitment to the profession and the public.” He will be inducted during the Foundation’s 10th Annual Meeting April 15. Watts’ […] [...]

Dunbar to receive Foundation award

Jack Dunbar of the Oxford law firm of Holcomb Dunbar will be honored as the recipient of the Mississippi Bar Foundation’s 2010 Professionalism Award during the organization’s annual dinner meeting scheduled for April 15 in Jackson. The award is given in recognition of a lifelong commitment to the highest standards of the legal profession. Dunbar […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Dunbar makes ‘Super Lawyers’

by Published: December 14,2009

Tags: Holcomb Dunbar, Jack Dunbar, Oxford, Super Lawyers

Jack Dunbar of the Oxford law firm of Holcomb Dunbar, has been recognized as one of the top 50 attorneys in Mississippi by Super Lawyers, a nationally recognized guide to outstanding attorneys.  The publication also recognizes him as one of the top attorneys in the General Litigation and Personal Injury Defense categories for the Mid-South […] [...]

Harborside/HHC to pay penalty to resolve claim

by Published: October 19,2009

Tags: Harborside Healthcare, HHC Nutrition Services, Oxford, penalty

OXFORD — Harborside Healthcare and HHC Nutrition Services will pay the United States $1.375 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that the company received kickbacks and assistance under the guise of a sham durable medical equipment (DME) provider, the Justice Department announced. The government alleged that McKesson Corp., and its affiliate MediNet Corp. provided […] [...]

FNC using online tools

by Published: July 27,2009

Tags: Facebook, FNC Inc, Oxford, social networking, Twitter

OXFORD — Mortgage technology company FNC Inc. is now utilizing the social networking tools Facebook and Twitter to make information about its real estate collateral management solutions and analytics more easily accessible to potential clients. On FNC’s Facebook page, visitors will find pictures, information about FNC and announcements about the company. Twitter provides FNC followers […] [...]

Reality football show to spotlight Ole Miss

OXFORD — Union Square Sports and Entertainment (USSE) announced it has reached an agreement with TruTV, Granada Productions and University of Mississippi to co-produce a made for television authentic show titled “Gridiron U.” USSE has been contracted by TruTV to develop this show about the personalities and daily occurrences of the Ole Miss football team. […] [...]

Ole Miss honored with Chronicle ranking

OXFORD — The Chronicle of Higher Education has named the University of Mississippi (UM) to its Honor Roll of Great Colleges to Work For. In making the Honor Roll, Ole Miss joined nine other four-year institutions — Cornell, Duke, Emory, George Mason, Lamar, Hardin-Simmons and Webster universities, as well as Georgia Tech and Notre Dame […] [...]

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