Posts Tagged ‘Tupelo’

MBJ Editorial: Idea for new minor league team not a good one

There was a time that minor league sports, baseball in particular, was at the heart of the American dream. Watch “Field of Dreams” and you will know everything you need to know. However, these days, non-affiliated minor league sports do not work. They don’t work in Mississippi, ever. To think there is a group of […] [...]

ICC kicks off fundraising for health facility

TUPELO — Itawamba Community College has kicked off a three-year campaign to raise $8 million for a new health science education center on the school’s Tupelo campus. ICC President David Cole says the school has pledges of $5 million to the training center, $2 million. He says ICC will also apply $2 million of grants […] [...]

Small Business Spotlight: Red Magnet, Tupelo

Having a plan in place Red Magnet draws clients with talent and experience for IT Hoping to hedge against the sluggish economy two years ago, Red Magnet owner Eric Gibens slowly rolled out a proactive maintenance plan for his top three clients. The plan was informal at first and provided a way for Gibens to […] [...]

Bucking trends by expanding and adding

Already country’s largest non-metro hospital, NMMC is adding space and medical staff Service, space and medical specialties are growing at North Mississippi Medical Center (NMMC) in Tupelo. As America’s largest non-metropolitan hospital, the 650-bed facility continues a pattern of growth. “We’ve had amazing growth and that’s good for the city and region,” said Steve Altmiller, […] [...]

Neelly comes aboard at BancorpSouth

by Published: July 18,2010

Tags: BancorpSouth, Ed Neelly, Tupelo

Ed Neelly has joined BancorpSouth as appraisal officer/loan administration at the bank’s Tupelo location. Neelly brings over 20 years appraisal and inspection experience to the bank. A native of Grenada, he holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Mississippi as well as extensive certification in real estate, appraisal and inspection. Neelly […] [...]

MEC elects new board officers

Jack Reed Jr., mayor of Tupelo, has been elected as the 2010-2011 chair of the Mississippi Economic Council – The State Chamber of Commerce. Reed, a Tupelo native, was elected mayor in 2009. He is also president of R.W. Reed Company, the parent company of Reed’s Department Store. His father, Jack Reed Sr., served as […] [...]

Tupelo has seen expansion during tough times

While much of Mississippi struggles economically, Tupelo has seen expansions and new projects pump $53 million in capital investments during the last year, said Shane Homan, senior vice president of the Community Development Foundation in Tupelo. From May 2009 to April 2010, the Tupelo area has had 12 expansions and four new projects that will […] [...]

Circadence chooses Jackson as tech director

by Published: February 8,2010

Tags: Circadence, Kent Jackson, Tupelo

Circadence Corporation has appointed Kent Jackson as its director of technology at its Advanced Research and Development Facility in Tupelo. Jackson joins Circadence from IBM in Atlanta, where he led teams developing Internet Security Systems (ISS) Proventia Endpoint Security solutions. A certified project manager, Jackson also has extensive experience with the full software development lifecycle, […] [...]

Phelps Dunbar attorneys make ranking

Phelps Dunbar attorneys in the firm’s Jackson and Tupelo offices were recently recognized in the 2009 Mid-South Super Lawyers publication. Mid-South Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys as outstanding lawyers in Mississippi for attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers magazine names attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, […] [...]

White given seat on board

by Published: October 12,2009

Tags: BancorpSouth, C. K. White, Tupelo

Tupelo obstetrician Dr. C. K. White has been named to the Local Advisory Board of BancorpSouth in Tupelo. A Fulton native, White was graduated from Itawamba Agricultural High School, Itawamba Community College and the University of Mississippi. He received his medical training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson where he received a […] [...]

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