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Regional Rehab up for Trustmark nonprofit money

Regional Rehab in Tupelo could get $25,000 from Trustmark as it celebrates its 125th anniversary. But it needs your votes, which will be tallied Thursday.  Here’s the skinny on the program, via Trustmark, in a letter to Regional Rehab: At Trustmark, supporting the community has been our corporate philosophy for 125 years.  We know that by […]

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Posted in Banking & Finance, Education, Nonprofits/Charity, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

Staples school supply drive to benefit Boys & Girls Club

A school supply drive this Saturday at Staples will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of North Mississippi, the office supply retailer announced today. The store is located next to PetSmart in the Cross Creek shopping center that’s also home to Home Depot and Cracker Barrel. Here’s what the company said: Staples, Boys & Girls […]

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Natchez Trace Parkway

Natchez trace to host night hike

We keep finding more and more things to do in Tupelo. The Natchez Trace is offering a new program. On March 23, guests are invited to meet at the Visitor Center for a Night Hike.   For more information, click here to visit the website… Tupelo, MS: Join a park ranger on Saturday, March 23, […]

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Posted in Education, Natchez Trace Parkway81 Comments


Economic forecast conference in Tupelo today

Dennis and several other DJournal staffers are at the BancorpSouth Conference Center today for the 2013 Northeast Mississippi Economic Forecast Conference.  It started at 9 and ends at noon. Speakers: • David Copenhaver, chairman of CDF and retired Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi exec • Brent Christensen, the executive director of the Mississippi Development Authority • Ari Fleischer, former […]

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Posted in Agriculture & livestock, Automotive news, BancorpSouth Conference Center, Banking & Finance, Business news, Business newsmakers, Community Development Foundation, Education, Job info, Manufacturing, Mississippi Development Authority, National, Northeast Mississippi, Real estate, Retail News, State, Technology, tourism, Toyota, Tupelo, Unemployment, Workplace issues56 Comments

24 classrooms to get complete technology packages

Thanks to the Appalachian Regional Commission, Three Rivers Planning and Development District, eInstruction and a division of the Governor’s office, 24 classrooms in Northeast Mississippi will get free “complete technology packages.” Eight school districts in Pontotoc, Union and Lee counties representing the 24 classrooms will receive a complete classroom instruction system from eInstruction (a global education […]

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