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Volunteers needed for Pigskins in the Park

The Downtown Main Street Association is needing volunteers for this Saturday’s Pigskins in the Park. To volunteer, click on this link to sign up for a time.  Both Mississippi State and Ole Miss are on the road this weekend, and C Spire and Renasant are sponsoring the event, which will show the games on a […]

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Posted in Business news, C Spire, Downtown Tupelo, Fairpark District, Northeast Mississippi, Renasant Bank, Tupelo1 Comment

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ICYMI: Pigskins in the Park returns Oct. 25

Just in case you missed the new, Pigskins in the Park returns to Tupelo Oct. 25.  What’s Pigskins in the Park? Here ya go: After a one-year hiatus, football is back in Fairpark. Thanks to C Spire and Renasant Bank, Pigskins in the Park returns Oct. 25 to the grassy area in front of City […]

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Michael Cox and his wife, Kayla, bought three iPhone 6 Plus smartphones Friday morning at Verizon Wireless in Tupelo.

Sales of iPhone 6 going briskly in Tupelo

Jody Dill of Mantachie spent 16 hours  waiting to buy the bigger, better, faster Apple iPhone 6, getting to the AT&T Wireless store on North Gloster Street Thursday afternoon at around 4 p.m. to wait for the store’s 8 a.m. opening today. But Michael Cox waited even longer. He was first in line at the nearby […]

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GreenTech Automotive finishes Tunica production facility

GreenTech Automotive announced  today it has finished construction on its production plant in Tunica.  Here’s the company’s press release: GreenTech Automotive (GTA) a U.S. automotive manufacturer dedicated to developing and producing environmentally friendly, energy-efficient vehicles, announced today that construction is complete on its new production facility in Tunica, Miss. “GTA has made significant progress toward […]

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Challenge Automation marks $800K expansion in Tupelo

Challenge Automation in Tupelo has moved into a new building that nearly doubles its former space, and the $800,000 investment has added 6-10 jobs in the process. The company now employs 23. Challenge Automation, which custom designs and engineers automated equipment, was formed in 2009 and formerly operated from a leased 7,300-square-foot building on McCullough Boulevard. “We started with six […]

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Posted in Business news, Community Development Foundation, Economic development, Employment and jobs, Manufacturing, Northeast Mississippi, Technology, Tupelo0 Comments

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C Spire to include SEC Network on its digital HDTV service

C Spire announced that it will be carrying the SEC Network as part of its new digital HD TV service. The SEC Network launches Aug. 14.  Said C Spire: The addition of the SEC Network is part of comprehensive, multi-year distribution agreement between the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and the Walt Disney Company. C […]

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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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