Posts Tagged ‘Tupelo’

Legal fees can grow quickly for cities

by Becky Gillette Published: January 10,2014

Tags: finances, lawyers, Mississippi, money, Ocean Springs, taxes, Tupelo

With attorneys commonly charging $100 to $150 per hour, it can take a big bite out of a city’s finances for legal fees, especially for cities that have been involved in annexation battles. In the 2013 calendar year, the City of Biloxi paid $581,741 to one law firm, Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC. Biloxi […] [...]

Spees named new leader of North Mississippi Health Services

by MBJ Staff Published: November 22,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Tupelo

Shane Spees is the new leader of North Mississippi Health Services. A Tupelo native, Spees, 42, joined Baptist Health System as president and CEO in 2007. Before his employment in Birmingham, Ala., Spees lived in Texas where he was president from 2004-2007 of Valley Baptist Hospital Holdings Inc. and senior vice president and chief executive […] [...]

Nail McKinney Professional Association adds Charles F. “Chase” Farmer to staff

by MBJ Staff Published: October 25,2013

Tags: accounting, Business, Mississippi, Tupelo

Nail McKinney Professional Association has added Charles F. “Chase” Farmer, IV, CPA. Chase, a native of Columbus, graduated from the University of Mississippi and the Mississippi University for Women with a bachelor of science in accounting. He has over five years experience in public practice. Farmer and his wife, Shelley, reside in Tupelo with their […] [...]

Ty Robinson named president/COO of Robinson & Associates Inc.

by Ross Reily Published: October 4,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Tupelo

Ty Robinson has been named president and COO of Robinson & Associates Inc. Robinson earned his B.B.A. in marketing from Georgia State University in Atlanta in 1991. He is a 2008 graduate of the Jim Ingram Community Leadership Institute and a 2013 graduate of the Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau Leadership Program. In 2010 he […] [...]

Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau has added Kylie Boring as director of marketing

by Ross Reily Published: September 27,2013

Tags: Business, Journal Inc., Mississippi, Tupelo

The Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau has added Kylie Boring as director of marketing. Boring comes to the TCVB from Journal Inc., where she served as national accounts sales representative, managing key national and local accounts in Tupelo and Lee County. She previously worked at Philips Day-Brite as associate product manager and as marketing manager […] [...]

Tupelo’s Sid Russell retiring as Public Works Director

by Ross Reily Published: September 13,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Northeast Mississippi, Sid Russell, Tupelo

Sid Russell, the director of Tupelo Public Works Department, is retiring, leaving after working with the city for more than 26 years. Mayor Jason Shelton commended the job Russell has done and his many years of service to the city. Russell’s last day will be Oct. 16. [...]

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 […] [...]

Romie’s Grocery photo slideshow

by Tacy Rayburn Published: March 28,2013

Tags: Come See Us magazine, Romie's Grocery, Tupelo, Tyler Rayburn

Romie’s Grocery in Tupelo. Photo shoot by Tyler Rayburn. Photos were take for the Summer Vacation issue of the 2013 Come See Us magazine. [...]

Loden’s contract extended

by MBJ Staff Published: February 8,2013

Tags: David Meadows, Gearl Loden, Tupelo

The Tupelo school board has extended the contract of superintendent Gearl Loden. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Loden’s contract now runs an additional year — through June 30, 2017. Loden was hired by the district last February and given a four-year contract that began on July 1, 2012. He came to Tupelo after leading […] [...]

MSS taps Vance

by MBJ Staff Published: February 1,2013

Tags: Christie Vance, Methodist Senior Services, Tupelo

Methodist Senior Services has selected Christie Vance as the new vice-president for finance and will serve as the CFO for Methodist Senior Services in Tupelo. Vance is a 14-year veteran employee with MSS, serving as director of accounting and Interim vice president for finance on two occasions. Prior to joining MSS, Vance was an accountant […] [...]

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