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C Spire seeks more support for fiber-to-home plan in Corinth

C Spire said it was holding off its plans to build its Fiber-to-the-Home initiative in Corinth until it could garner more support from city leaders and the community. In an email to city alderman Chip Wood, a former market manager for C Spire in Corinth, the company said it was holding off on the program “after […]

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Posted in Business news, C Spire, Corinth, Northeast Mississippi, Technology2 Comments

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Toyota Mississippi gives away another 10 cars for training

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi donated another 10 cars to area schools today, the third time in as many years. Today’s donation to seven high school career and technical centers and three community colleges  is valued at almost $139,000. The previous donations – 29 vehicles two years ago and seven last year – were valued at […]

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Posted in Automotive news, Blue Springs, Business news, Manufacturing, Northeast Mississippi, Technology, Toyota, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi0 Comments


Pigskins in the Park returns to downtown Tupelo Oct. 3

“Pigskins in the Park” returns Oct. 3 in Fairpark in front of City Hall in downtown Tupelo.  State and Ole Miss fans can watch their football teams play on the road on a giant 22-foot by 33-foot screen. That day, Mississippi State visits Texas A&M and Ole Miss visits Florida. It’s the fifth time for Pigskins, which began […]

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Apple Pay now available to Renasant customers

Renasant Corp. said  today that cardholders with a Renasant Bank MasterCard Debit Card now have access to faster, more secure everyday payments wherever Apple Pay is accepted. “We are excited to offer our clients the opportunity to use Apple Pay with their Renasant Bank MasterCard Debit Card,” said John Oxford, director of corporate communication and external affairs for […]

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Posted in Banking & Finance, Business news, National, Northeast Mississippi, Renasant Bank, Technology, Tupelo0 Comments


Mississippi Silicon begins hiring first of 200 workers

The $200 million Mississippi Silicon plant has begun hiring the first of what could be as many as 200 workers at its Burnsville plant. Company officials announced today that it has begun recruiting full-time skilled trade workers through the Mississippi Department of Employment Security‘s WIN Job Centers and with help from Northeast Mississippi Community College. The plant, […]

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Posted in Business news, Construction, Economic development, International, Manufacturing, National, New business, Northeast Mississippi, Technology0 Comments

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RadioShacks in Northeast Mississippi to close by March 31

RadioShack announced last week it was closing 1,784 stores, nearly half of its 4,000 stores.  In Northeast Mississippi, stores in Tupelo, Corinth and West Point will be close by the end of March. The closures will occur in three waves: • The first wave  includes 162 stores and is set to be complete by Feb. […]

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Posted in Business Closures, Business news, Corinth, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Technology, Tupelo, West Point0 Comments

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C Spire opens $23M technology center in Starkville

C Spire marked the official opening today of its new $23 million data center in Northeast Mississippi. According to C Spire, “The award-winning center promises to boost regional business technology infrastructure and spur new investment and expansion opportunities.” The 23,800 square foot center, located on a 6.5 acre site at the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and […]

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Posted in Business news, C Spire, Northeast Mississippi, Starkville, Technology2 Comments

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