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Developer Mark Castleberry led a Thursday morning tour of The Mill at Mississippi State University for staff in MSU's Office of Research and Economic Development. The $40-million project is slated for completion in about a year.
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The Mill project at Mississippi State on schedule, developer says

From Mississippi State University: Transformation of the historic John M. Stone Cotton Mill –formerly known as Mississippi State’s E.E. Cooley Building – into a state-of-the-art conference and meeting complex is on track, according to the project’s developer.  “We are less than a year away from completion,” said Mark Castleberry of Columbus, who is leading development of The Mill […]

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Posted in Business news, Construction, Economic development, Northeast Mississippi, Starkville0 Comments

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State Main Street programs get national accreditation

The Mississippi Main Street Association announced that the following members cities have been designated as accredited National Main Street Programs for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center:   Aberdeen               Corinth                    Pascagoula Amory                    Greenville                […]

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Posted in Aberdeen, Amory, Baldwyn, Booneville, Business news, Corinth, National, New Albany, Northeast Mississippi, Oxford, Pontotoc, Ripley, Starkville, tourism, Tupelo, Water Valley, West Point0 Comments

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Northeast Mississippi cities win Mississippi Main Street awards

Several Northeast Mississippi Main Street associations won awards today at the 25th annual Mississippi Main Street annual luncheon. The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association won two awards. DTMSA won the Best Creative Fundraising Project with its Feast for the Farmers event. Feast for the Farmers is held on the Friday prior to the official opening of […]

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Posted in Aberdeen, Amory, Business news, Downtown Tupelo, Northeast Mississippi, Pontotoc, Starkville, tourism, Tupelo0 Comments

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C Spire begins Fiber-to-the-Home construction in Starkville

Construction has started in Starkville on an ultra-high speed 1 Gbps (Gigabit per second) Fiber to the Home initiative, part of C Spire’s quest to offer 100 times faster consumer broadband Internet service and related digital TV and home phone services.  C Spire crews began installing fiber optic cable in Starkville this week – marking another […]

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Posted in Business news, C Spire, Economic development, National, Northeast Mississippi, Starkville, Technology1 Comment

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Updates on Wingstop and Firehouse Subs in Tupelo

Two new restaurants Biz Buzz has been keeping track of over the past few months – Wingstop and Firehouse Subs –are getting closer to opening in Tupelo. • First, there’s the Wingstop that we first told you about in January, is set to open in early June. We talked to Tanner Berryhill, one of the […]

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Posted in Business news, Construction, Drive-by Photos, Employment and jobs, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Oxford, Starkville, Tupelo0 Comments

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Eat Mor Chikin – Chick-fil-A to donate proceeds to Red Cross

Chick-fil-A diners in Northeast Mississippi, now’s your chance to again help fellow citizens in need. Tomorrow – that’s Wednesday, May 14 – Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Tupelo (both locations), Starkville, Oxford and Columbus will donate 15 percent of their sales between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. The money will go to local Red Cross chapters, which […]

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Posted in Business news, Disaster relief/recovery, Food & Dining, National, Northeast Mississippi, Oxford, Red Cross, Starkville, Tupelo0 Comments

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Reed’s celebrates re-grand opening, makes gift to CREATE

Reed’s department store, one of Tupelo’s oldest businesses that was founded in 1905, has a dual celebration today at 2 p.m.  First, the downtown store – which also has another location in Tupelo, and stores in Starkville and Columbus – has a re-grand opening of its men’s store, which has been remodeled. In addition, the […]

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Posted in Business news, Business newsmakers, Downtown Tupelo, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Starkville, Tupelo0 Comments

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