Tag Archives: Tupelo

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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Gambrel named Health Link’s Tupelo Office Manager of the Year

September 6, 2012

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TUPELO — Caretta Gambrel, office manager for Dermatology Center of North Mississippi, P.A., is the recipient of the 2012 Health Link Tupelo 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 Mississippi and […]

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Haas Outdoors/Mossy Oak wins Health Link Employer of the Year

September 6, 2012

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WEST POINT — Haas Outdoors/Mossy Oak was named Health Link Employer of the Year at the 16th annual Health Link Managed Care Conference. “Haas Outdoors/Mossy Oak has been very supportive of Health Link. They promote wellness among their employees and have continued to provide health benefits for their employees year after year,” said Wally Davis, […]

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Ascendant Consulting takes top honors as Health Link Small Group Employer of the Year

September 6, 2012

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TUPELO — Ascendant Consulting Inc. was named Health Link Small Employer of the Year at the 16th annual Health Link Managed Care Conference. “Ascendant Consulting has been a pleasure to work with,” said Wally Davis, Health Link vice president. “They have exhibited a commitment to providing health care to their employees.” Established in 1990, Ascendant […]

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Greenwood becomes first Mississippi Delta city to pass Complete Streets Policy

March 30, 2012

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GREENWOOD – In a special meeting on March 29, 2012, the Greenwood City Council passed a resolution to adopt a complete streets policy for the City of Greenwood. The adoption of a complete streets policy was a recommendation made in the Greenwood Comprehensive Plan that was adopted by the City Council in October 2010. The […]

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