Posts Tagged ‘Tupelo’

Wal-Mart Markets invading small neighborhoods in Northeast Mississippi

by Published: September 25,2014

Tags: Business, Itawamba County, Lee County, Mantachie, Mississippi, NEWS, Tupelo

TUPELO – Some Tupelo businesses and residents aren’t too thrilled about the possibility of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. building three of its smaller-format Walmart Neighborhood Markets in the city, but they may not be able to halt what appears to be inevitable. The retailer is quickly making good on its pledge to open 300 Neighborhood Markets […] [...]

Todd Hunt elected to board of International Association of Venue Managers

by Published: September 4,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS, Tupelo

Todd Hunt, director of the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo, has been elected to a two-year term on the board of directors of the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) as the sector director representing arenas. In this role he will serve as the voice of IAVM’s worldwide arena members. Hunt has served on the Arenas […] [...]

MMA to hold reception for furniture industry manufacturers

by Published: July 28,2014

Tags: Business, furniture, manufacturers, Mississippi, Tupelo

TUPELO, Mississippi — The Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA) recently confirmed that it will hold a reception for furniture manufacturers and suppliers on Wednesday, August 13, just prior to opening day of the fall iteration of the Tupelo Furniture Market. The event is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. and will be located in Building VI at the […] [...]

Communities awarded national Main Street accreditation

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi Main Street Association has designated cities as accredited National Main Street Programs for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. The cities are Aberdeen, Corinth, Pascagoula, Amory, Greenville, Philadelphia, Baldwyn, Greenwood, Picayune, Batesville, Gulfport, Pontotoc, Belhaven, Hattiesburg, Ripley, Biloxi, Hernando, Senatobia, Booneville, Indianola, […] [...]

Labor shortage could have impact on rebuilding after April 28 tornadoes

Contractors are slowly starting to get to work repairing and rebuilding structures that were damaged or destroyed in the April 28 tornadoes that hit the Louisville and Tupelo areas particularly hard. “A few folks are already working,” said Kenneth Estes, owner of Estes Building and Remodeling in Saltillo and president of the Home Builders & […] [...]

Silver Airways ordered to continue service

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — The U.S. Department of Transportation has ordered Silver Airways to remain in Meridian, Hattiesburg and Tupelo until a replacement airline is found. Transportation officials made a similar announcement last week for Greenville. It announced the order for the other three airports yesterday. Silver Airways began service to those airports in October 2012, […] [...]

Legal fees can grow quickly for cities

by 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 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 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 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 […] [...]

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