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Tupelo's Major Thoroughfare Program received a major shot in the arm last week with a "notice to proceed" issued by the Mississippi Department of Transportation for construction of a $105 million bridge and "diamond' interchange over U.S. 78 at Coley Road bear Belden.
OK, it's a bit corny. But give it its due: "Center of Positivity" - the new Tupelo promotional theme from the Convention and Visitors Bureau - captures an important community trait that has distinguished Tupelo through the years.
With help from a Tulsa, Okla., company, the Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau has a new slogan: "Center of Positivity."
"Son of God," from the producers of last year's hit miniseries "The Bible," garnered praise from Christian media groups upon its release last week.
Buy at photos.djournal.com Gastroentereologists like Dr. Steve Amann of Tupelo are encouraging people to get screened for colorectal cancer.
Gholston has led the nonprofit hospice program since January 2005. The west Tupelo facility accepted its first patient in November 2005 and has since served more than 2,100 patients, as well as an additional 700 through its home hospice program that began in 2010.
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During the Community Development Foundation's Wake Up Tupelo and Lee County breakfast on Friday, South Carolina economic developer Hal Johnson suggested that Greenville's recent past could be Northeast Mississippi's future.
The 2014 Ride with the King Motorcycle Ride & Rally will take place the same day as the Don't Be Cruel BBQ Duel in downtown Tupelo.
On Saturday, March 8, the Back Street Opry in the historic Lamar Theatre in Vernon, Ala., will celebrate its 25th anniversery with a free Grand Ole Opry-style stage show.
In an effort to invigorate what tourism officials said was a diluted and stale brand, the Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau on Thursday introduced a new logo and a new theme - the "Center of Positivity."
Willie B. Topp, 20, of Tupelo, has been charged with armed robbery. The incident occurred at NT's Gas Station on McCullough Boulevard on Wednesday.
The Tupelo, Miss.-based bank has tapped industry veteran Patti Reid to lead its financing efforts throughout Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Mississippi.
All of the school's 135 educators are participating in a four-month book study on Ruby Payne's "Under-Resourced Learners: 8 strategies to Boost Student Achievement."