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REILY: Viking sale leaves Greenwood hanging

Say what you will, but the chances of Viking Range staying in Greenwood long term are very slim. You could almost hear the moving trucks backing up to the docks during the Middleby Corp. conference call last week, explaining why the food service equipment maker had bought the Mississippi-based oven and kitchen appliance maker for $380 million. While all the ...

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Alluvian breakfast stands up to the stellar reputation of Viking Range

At some hotels the best thing about the complimentary breakfast is that it is free. And while it may get you through until lunch, it certainly won’t be a memorable experience. Breakfast at The Alluvian Hotel, in contrast, is an experience that many guests remember fondly for a long time. The buffet menu includes just about all the made-from-scratch breakfast ...

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Audit office is watchdog on bond money for economic development

The State of Mississippi gives but can also take away when it comes to handing companies tens of millions of dollars in bond money to build or expand their operations in the state. The money from the Mississippi Economic Development Bond Project comes with conditions and if those conditions are not met, the State insists the money must be repaid. ...

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The Alluvian Hotel receives honor from Condé Nast Traveler

The Alluvian Hotel in Greenwood was named No. 91 out of the Top 200 Best Hotels in the World 2011 by Condé Nast Traveler. This award reflects the more than 8 million Reader’s Choice Awards results received this year. Condé Nast Traveler, the world’s premier travel magazine, highlights travel tips, vacation ideas, destination information, and much. >> RELATED STORY: Viking ...

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Q&A: Bill Crump, Director of governmental affairs, Viking Range

It’s been quite a ride Crump goes from the Delta to Washington and back again Bill Crump, Viking Range’s director of governmental affairs, has had a very interesting life for a boy from Mississippi cotton fields. Elected as mayor of Slaughter at 19, Crump once held the title of the United States’ youngest mayor. He later found himself working in ...

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Viking has added 6,000 Facebook fans since Saturday night

By Amy McCullough Greenwood-based Viking Range Corporation may be used as a case study by Facebook, says social media guru Joe Stradinger, who just got back from a meeting with the social media company last week. By using a new tool called Facebook Stories that Stradinger implemented four days ago, Viking’s fan page has added another 6,000 people. Want to ...

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Viking Classic has $20 mill economic impact

Source: Buffalo Communications press release JACKSON — The Viking Classic not only brought some of the biggest names on the PGA TOUR and as many as 50,000 golf fans to Annandale Golf Club in Madison, but, according to estimates by the tournament director, the event also had an economic impact of nearly $20 million on the state. In addition, more ...

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Viking Range – Mega-Large Category Winner

You might say that Viking Range is a community within a community. After all, not only do employees support each other at work, they also lend themselves to their neighbors within their local communities around the Greenwood area. At Viking, wellness opportunities are offered and education is encouraged. For those efforts, the company has been selected by the Mississippi Business ...

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