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Pigskins in the Park returns to downtown Tupelo Oct. 3

“Pigskins in the Park” returns Oct. 3 in Fairpark in front of City Hall in downtown Tupelo.  State and Ole Miss fans can watch their football teams play on the road on a giant 22-foot by 33-foot screen. That day, Mississippi State visits Texas A&M and Ole Miss visits Florida. It’s the fifth time for Pigskins, which began […]

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Posted in BancorpSouth, C Spire, Downtown Tupelo, Fairpark District, Tupelo0 Comments

WM NM McCullough 8.13.15

Updated plans in for McCullough Walmart Neighborhood Market

Back in March, we reported that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had selected a second site for a  Walmart Neighborhood Market in Tupelo.  There’s an updated preliminary site plan, giving us a little more detail. This Neighborhood Market, dubbed store No. 4624, is just under 42,000 square feet and has a fuel center on the property. The […]

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Posted in Business news, National, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Renasant Bank, Retail News, Tupelo, Water Valley1 Comment

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Apple Pay now available to Renasant customers

Renasant Corp. said  today that cardholders with a Renasant Bank MasterCard Debit Card now have access to faster, more secure everyday payments wherever Apple Pay is accepted. “We are excited to offer our clients the opportunity to use Apple Pay with their Renasant Bank MasterCard Debit Card,” said John Oxford, director of corporate communication and external affairs for […]

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Posted in Banking & Finance, Business news, National, Northeast Mississippi, Renasant Bank, Technology, Tupelo0 Comments


Renasant launches new healthcare banking division

Tupelo-based Renasant Corp., the parent of Renasant Bank, announced today the formation of a new Healthcare Banking Group. Leading the division is Craig Gardella, who was named an executive vice president. Gardella has more than 30 years of healthcare finance and corporate banking experience and specializes in hospital industry, post-acute care markets, senior living, behavioral health, managed care, […]

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Posted in Banking & Finance, Business news, Healthcare, Northeast Mississippi, Renasant Bank1 Comment


Renasant completes merger with Heritage

Renasant Corp. has officially completed the largest merger in its 111-year history, acquiring Heritage Financial Group Inc.. of Albany, Georgia, the parent of HeritageBank of the South. The merger, announced in December, is valued at more than $250 million. Regulatory approval was given in March, and shareholders for the companies OK’d the deal two weeks ago. The combined company has […]

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Posted in Banking & Finance, Business news, Mergers & acquisitions, National, Northeast Mississippi, Renasant Bank, Tupelo0 Comments


Regions named most reputable bank in survey

Regions Bank has the best reputation among top 32 U.S. banks according to a new survey from advisory firm Reputation Institute and the American Banker Magazine. Regions Bank has an “excellent” reputation ranking, as defined by the Reputation Institute, and received the highest score (83.26 out of 100 points) among customers as well as the highest combined […]

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ICYMI: BancorpSouth sues former executive and BankPlus

In case you missed this big story in today’s Daily Journal,  BancorpSouth has filed a civil lawsuit against a former high-ranking executive, three “John Doe’s” and BankPlus, the bank where the four went to work. Excerpts from the story: Greg Ray, who worked at the Tupelo-based financial holding company for 25 years, was executive vice […]

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