Posts Tagged ‘West Point’

Remembering national-title days — Ole Miss to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Rebels’ 1962 perfect football season

The past two seasons have been zero fun for those who have even a casual rooting interest in the Ole Miss football program. The third game of the 2012 season, when the Rebels play Texas in Oxford, will be set aside to remember the best of times on the field and the worst of times […] [...]

North Mississippi rail line reopening hits a snag

by Associated Press Published: May 26,2011

Tags: Genesee & Wyoming, Greenwood, Greenwood Commonwealth, Mike Taggert, Mississippi, West Point

GREENWOOD — Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert says the reopening of the rail line between Greenwood and West Point has run into a snag. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports Tagert told a civil group this week that the state has offered up to $15 million to the project, but Genesee & Wyoming, which owns the 90-mile stretch, […] [...]

A Great Golf Weekend

by Laura Smith Published: October 3,2010

Tags: Executive Gift Guide, Grenada Timberton, HATTIESBURG, Old Waverly, The Dogwoods, West Point

The Dogwoods, Grenada Timberton, Hattiesburg, Old Waverly, West Point Stop and make the reservation now… Golf courses across the state offer accommodation and course packages. At Old Waverly Golf Course in West Point, guests can “stay and play” in one of the club’s villas, condominiums or cottages while taking advantage of the 18-hole course. The weekend […] [...]

Golden Triangle has a charm tourists love

by Susan Marquez Published: May 24,2010

Tags: Columbus, Golden Triangle, Meetings Conventions & Tourism, STARKVILLE, West Point

The Golden Triangle area of Mississippi is formed by the cities of Columbus, Starkville and West Point. The three cities work together to promote themselves, capitalizing on the rich diversity of activities, and attractions in the area.  “People love to visit Columbus,” said Stacy Clark with the Columbus/Lowndes County Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Some visits […] [...]

West Point plant awarded $191M in new contracts

by Associated Press Published: May 5,2010

Tags: Army, Marine Corps, Mine Resistant Ambush Protected, Navistar, West Point

WEST POINT – West Point’s Navistar plant has been awarded $191 million in contracts to provide new medium tactical vehicles and enhancements to its mine resistant ambush protected vehicles in use in Afghanistan. The contracts encompass two separate orders to begin delivery in October. One contract, $103 million from the Marine Corps, is for enhancement […] [...]

No. 1: Old Waverly Golf Club, West Point

by Nash Nunnery Published: April 11,2010

Tags: MBJ Readers Choice, MS, Old Waverly Golf Club, West Point

Voted by Mississippi Business Journal readers as their favorite Mississippi golf course to play, Old  Waverly in West Point features gently rolling terrain and two lakes that come into play on many of holes. Conceived in 1986 by George Bryan, then a senior vice president of Bryan Foods, the Jerry Pate-Bob Cupp collaboration opened two […] [...]

Ward named to key Alcorn post

by MBJ Staff Published: October 12,2009

Tags: Alcorn State University, Marcus D. Ward, West Point

Marcus D. Ward has been appointed the associate vice president for development and alumni relations at Alcorn State University. He will be responsible for alumni affairs and development strategies in several key program areas, and will serve as the senior level administrative manager within the Division of Development and Marketing. Ward is a native of […] [...]

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