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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

New business going up next to McDonald’s in Saltillo

In the Center City Market in Saltillo, which is home to Save-A-Lot, Skybox Sportsbar Grill Pizzeria, McDonald’s and several other businesses, there’s some site work going on next to McDonald’s.  It looks to be a great spot for another restaurant – but that’s not the case. Instead, it will be home to an AT&T store, […]

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Posted in AT&T, Business news, Drive-by Photos, New business, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Technology, Tupelo0 Comments

Chemical company investing $13.9M, adding jobs in Aberdeen

Officials from global chemicals company Kemira announced today that the company is expanding its dry polymer manufacturing operations in Aberdeen.  Finnish-based Kemira bought 3F Chimica of Italy last year for $111 million, and the deal included two Italian sites and the Aberdeen site. The company makes chemical additives for industries spanning wastewater treatment to oil […]

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AT&T donates $25,000 to tornado relief efforts

From AT&T: AT&T today announced $25,000 in funding to support tornado recovery efforts in Mississippi.  The Winston County Disaster Relief Fund will receive $15,000 to help the Louisville region rebuild. In addition, the United Way of Northeast Mississippi will get $10,000 to help those in the Tupelo region who were impacted by the violent storms. […]

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C Spire customers can donate to Red Cross efforts

From C Spire , on how you can help with relief efforts: C Spire is making it easy to help victims of a series of deadly tornadoes that roared through central and north Mississippi on Monday with the launch today of a mobile giving program. Customers can use their mobile phones to make a $10 donation […]

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Exceed Technologies merges with 3Point Technologies

Exceed Technologies and 3point Technologies, two Columbus-based information technology companies, have merged into a single operation with more than 40 employees.  The combined company will operate under the Exceed name. Current Exceed President Jeremy Bandre will continue in his position, the headquarters will stay in Columbus and Exceed will continue to have offices in Tupelo […]

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AT&T: We’ve invested $1 billion-plus in Mississippi since 2011

AT&T says it spent more than $1 billon in Mississippi from 2011-2013 for its wireless and wired networks, ” driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers.” More from the company:   Advancing its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan to expand and enhance its wireless […]

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