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Another Amazon center to be opened in north Mississippi

Amazon is locating its second Mississippi fulfillment center in north Mississippi. It will create 500 new full-time jobs at the facility in Olive Branch. In December 2018, Amazon announced it was locating a fulfillment center in Marshall County, creating 850 jobs over three years. “Amazon’s decision to locate a second consumer goods fulfillment center in north Mississippi is a tremendous ...

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Mississippi Cold Drip Coffee and Tea Company expands retail sales

Jackson-based Mississippi Cold Drip Coffee and Tea Company has expanded retail distribution in Mississippi to the cities of Oxford, Hernando, and Southaven. The company has also added distribution in six new locations in Memphis, Tenn. The expansion results from an agreement between the Delta division of Kroger stores and Mississippi Cold Drip Coffee and Tea Company, which will be a ...

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2 dead, 2 wounded in shooting at Southaven Walmart

Authorities say a gunman fatally shot two people and wounded a police officer before he was shot and arrested Tuesday at a Walmart in northern Mississippi. The gunman was shot by a Southaven Police officer and was hospitalized in unknown condition, DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco told WANT-TV. WREG-TV reports both of the people who died Tuesday morning were Walmart ...

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Animal health care company to open Mississippi facility

An animal health care company has announced a new Mississippi distribution center, carrying a $1.7 million investment and the creation of 27 jobs. Henry Schein Animal Health announced in a news release Monday that it will begin operations in a 50,000-square-foot facility in Southaven in December. Henry Schein Animal Health offers products and solutions to more than 29,000 veterinary professionals. ...

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Appeals court overturns conviction of former Southaven mayor

Former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis will get a new trial on embezzlement charges. Mississippi’s Court of Appeals Tuesday overturned Davis’ 2014 conviction in DeSoto County on two felony charges. The court says the trial judge should have moved the trial outside DeSoto County because prosecutors failed to prove that Davis could get a fair trial there after widespread publicity. Davis ...

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Southaven prepares for Tanger Outlet mall opening

SOUTHAVEN — Southaven is expecting a traffic nightmare from Friday’s opening of the Tanger regional mall. City officials have made a series of changes on nearby roads, providing shuttle service for opening weekend and encouraging visitors to consider alternative routes. Mayor Darren Musselwhite tells The Commercial Appeal he hopes the modifications will ease flow as the city awaits long-term improvements ...

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Ex-mayor denies misusing of Southaven city funds

JACKSON — A former mayor accused of spending city money on trips, shopping and marriage counseling was authorized to use the funds and did nothing wrong, his attorney said Wednesday. The attorney for former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis told the state Court of Appeals that Davis doesn’t have to pay back $73,000 because they were for his travel and training. ...

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H & M coming to Tanger Outlets in Southaven

SOUTHAVEN — International retailer H & M has plans to open a store in the Tanger Outlets in Southaven next spring. Hennes & Mauritz AB tells The Commercial Appeal its store will encompass 26,000 square feet in the new suburban Mississippi shopping center, which is regarded as a regional destination that will attract shoppers from Memphis and Shelby County. Workers ...

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