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Richard Alred

Smithville store manager named one of Fortune’s ‘Heroes of the 500′

A Dollar General store manager, Richard Alred in Smithville has been named one of Fortune magazine’s “Heroes of the 500″ in 2014 “for his heroism during a tornado that hit his store in April 2011,” the publication announced. Richard showed great courage when a powerful tornado roared through town on April 27, 2011.  Smithville was hit directly, […]

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Behold Home to open in former TownHouse Furniture in Smithville

Two furniture industry veterans, Lyle Harris and Larry Todd, have partnered to create Behold Home, a new motion furniture company. Harris, the former president of American Furniture and Todd, a co-founder of Southern Motion, joined forces with Bo Russell, a Tupelo accountant and attorney, to form Behold Home. The company is opening in the former […]

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Posted in Employment and jobs, Furniture, Manufacturing, New business, Northeast Mississippi, Smithville, Tupelo0 Comments


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