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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

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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

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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

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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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BankPlus opening location in Tupelo

Belzoni-based BankPlus is opening a location in downtown Tupelo. It has leased space at 108 N. Broadway Street. A company spokesman said more details on the office will be revealed in coming weeks. However, a LinkedIn profile of former BancorpSouth executive Brent Waldrop reveals that he is the “Tupelo banking center” president for BankPlus. It will […]

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