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State receives $760,000 for re-employment services

The U.S. Department of Labor today awarded $68,745,912 to 37 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia to implement or continue re-employment and eligibility assessments for Unemployment Insurance beneficiaries.   Mississippi gets $759,072. “Offering newly unemployed Americans access to a full array of job training and placement services will help to reduce […]

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Tupelo Furniture Market: More top buyers registering for fall show

It’s still two months away, but the fall Tupelo Furniture Market is attracting interest from more top buyers across the nation, officials said. They expect 10,000 to 15,000 to preregister for the fall show, which is Aug.  14-17.  Here’s what the market says: “Top furniture retailers from throughout the United States are committing early to […]

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Posted in Business news, Furniture, International, Manufacturing, National, Northeast Mississippi, State, Tupelo, Tupelo Furniture Market4 Comments

Booneville native to manage new Corinth Cracker Barrel

The new Cracker Barrel in Corinth is officially opening on Monday at 6 a.m., the company said today.  And its general manager is a Booneville native –  Jason King, who started with the company in 1999 after serving in the U.S. Navy as a machinist mate. Cracker Barrel in Corinth is located at 1900 U.S. 72 […]

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Posted in Booneville, Business news, Corinth, Employment and jobs, Food & Dining, National, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, State0 Comments

Nissan workforce in Canton to grow to more than 6,000

With the addition of the Murano crossover vehicle to its production lines, the Nissan plant in Canton is adding 500 workers, the company announced today. That will increase Nissan’s workforce at the plant to more than 6,000. The figure also includes contract workers at the facility. Production begins this fall. The 2015 Murano will be the […]

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Chromcraft Revington furniture company shutting down

From the Associated Press: A furniture factory that was once had more than 1,000 employees in Senatobia is closing. Chromcraft Revington laid off as many as 200 employees earlier this month, leaving the furniture maker and distributor with about 30 employees to wind down its operations. The company sold commercial and home furniture under the Chromcraft, […]

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Best burger in Mississippi? These guys say it’s in New Albany

Who has the best hamburger in Mississippi?  According to Business Insider, it can be found at Latham’s Hamburger Inn in New Albany.. Business Insider picked the best burger in every state, and Latham’s, “serves the Southern dough burger, a patty with flour mixed into the meat that is then fried on a cast-iron skillet for […]

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What to do if your home or business suffered tornado damage

Our prayers to everyone affected by today’s devastating tornados that swept through Tupelo and in and around Northeast Mississippi.  Please stay safe. One of the things homeowners and business owners have to deal with if there’s damage to their residences or businesses is filing insurance claims. This info is long, but here you go: AFTER […]

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