Tag Archives: Tupelo

Mississippi Main Street communities accredited

May 24, 2013

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The Mississippi Main Street Association announces the following cities have been designated as accredited National Main Street Programs for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center®: Aberdeen, Amory, Baldwyn, Batesville, Bay St. Louis/Waveland, Belhaven, Biloxi, Booneville, Canton, Carthage, Cleveland, Clinton, Columbia, Columbus, Corinth, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Hernando, […]

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Tupelo newspaper revs up new multi-million-dollar press

January 14, 2013

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The Monday edition of the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal was the first to come off a new printing press. Clay Foster, chairman/CEO of Journal Inc. and publisher of the Daily Journal, says the paper worked for months to prepare the new multimillion-dollar, 160-feet-long printing press for its first full run on Sunday night. Foster says […]

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Tupelo’s NMMC implants nation’s first absorbable heart stent

January 3, 2013

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TUPELO — Cardiologists at North Mississippi Medical Center’s Heart Institute recently implanted the nation’s first absorbable stent as part of a research study. Abbott Vascular received FDA approval in December to begin the ABSORB trial in the United States. Absorb, the world’s first drug eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold, is a first-of-its-kind device for treating coronary […]

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(VIDEO) Dan Rollins is the new CEO of BancorpSouth

December 20, 2012

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On Wednesday, BancorpSouth CEO Dan Rollins gave a three-minute interview to MBJ-TV just three weeks into his new role as leader of one of the state’s largest financial institutions. Rollins’ successful tenure at Prosperity Bank in Houston, Texas led to that bank becoming Houston’s largest holding company and nearly doubling its assets in five years. […]

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Salsarita’s coming to North Mississippi in 2013

December 12, 2012

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National Mexican cantina chain Salsarita’s will open new locations in Mississippi according to a new development agreement. According to a press release, the company will open 10 locations throughout Mississippi over the next five years. Area developer J.C. Clark, a leading franchisee for McAlister’s Deli, will lead the expansion. “Salsarita’s is a category leader that […]

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Small business owner: Tupelo is anti-business

December 3, 2012

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TUPELO — Tupelo business owners are riled up about the city’s crackdown on store signs. They’ve been cited for banners, open signs and flashing signs that don’t meet the city code, The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported. Several say being threatened with fines makes it tough to operate their businesses. Linda Hale says she was […]

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Toyota Mississippi executive David Copenhaver to retire

October 25, 2012

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BLUE SPRINGS — David Copenhaver, the highest ranking American at Toyota’s Mississippi plant, will retire at the end of the year. Copenhaver confirmed his plans during events this week to celebrate the first anniversary of Corolla production at the plant. He’ll wrap up his 16-year-career with Toyota on Dec. 21. Toyota sources say the change […]

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Toyota Plant’s first anniversary reveals progress

October 24, 2012

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by Dennis Seid/NEMS Daily Journal TUPELO – Every 85 seconds or so, a Corolla rolls down the “money line.” It’s the nickname for the inspection line where finishing details are made before the vehicle starts its journey to a Toyota dealership Some 600 cars are assembled daily at Toyota Mississippi, about where company officials hoped […]

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Silver working with Delta Airlines to fix kinks in Tupelo

October 5, 2012

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by Dennis Seid/NEMS Daily Journal As it turns out, fliers who had been going to Delta.com didn’t find any flights between Tupelo and Atlanta. They still can’t. But, said Mickey Bowman, Silver’s vice president of essential air service, that problem will be solved soon. “Hopefully it’ll be done by the first of November,” he said. […]

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Flowers named Regional Office Manager of the Year

September 6, 2012

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TUPELO — Renee Flowers, office manager for Physicians Urgent Care clinics in Corinth and Baldwyn, is the recipient of the 2012 Health Link Regional Office Manager of the Year Award. The award was presented at the 16th annual Health Link Managed Care Conference. The conference was attended by Health Link employers and providers from north […]

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