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North Mississippi rail line reopening hits a snag

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, has not brought any funding ...

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A Great Golf Weekend

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 guest rate for 18 holes ...

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Golden Triangle has a charm tourists love

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 are event-inspired – Spring Pilgrimage, ...

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West Point plant awarded $191M in new contracts

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 packages for the 1,222 Mine ...

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No. 1: 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 years later in the Golden ...

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Ward named to key Alcorn post

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 West Point and most recently ...

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