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  1. North Mississippi Boom Means More ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Daily News

    ... of the manufacturing and distribution growth in North Mississippi will do the same for West Tennessee, including Memphis, when the interstate links Tennessee with Arkansas. The program, hosted by Eric Barnes , publisher of The Daily News, can be ...


  2. Union County jobless rate continues upward climb but still among lowestRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | New Albany Gazette

    ... only one county in the north half of the state had a lower jobless rate than Union County: DeSoto County, near Memphis, with 5.5 percent unemployment. Lafayette County tied with Union County at 6.4 percent. The state jobless average also continued ...


  3. Know Your Farmer: Home Place Pastures, Como, MSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 |

    ... Home Place Pastures team had finished raising their first set of pigs, and have since delivered their product from Memphis to New Orleans, and plan on producing 40 hogs per month. Home Place Pastures raises several types of hogs. "Our three ...


  4. Official documents reveal new details in fatal Southaven ATV crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Officer Dwight Brittain pursued the ATVs in Southaven, then the chase crossed over state lines into the city of Memphis. According to the State of Mississippi Uniform Crash Report, she was riding on the back of an ATV driven by 22-year-old Zachery Wilburn.


  5. Orthodox church strives to maintain the original vision for the Christian churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 |

    ... recently risen from the designation of mission to a fully recognized church under the Eastern Orthodox Diocese of Memphis. "Orthodox churches are spread out all over the world, but we are still one," said St. Paul member Paul Sudduth. "So when we ... 1 comment

  6. Thursday's obituariesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    George Washington "June" Bell - 69, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.


  7. Ellistown Breezes for Feb. 27, 2015Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | New Albany Gazette

    Deepest sympathy to the families of Dean Pannell who recently died. I enjoyed a nice visit last Saturday, Feb. 21, from my cousins who live in Memphis and Horn Lake.


  8. Malik Newman to LSU? High-ranking basketball prospect says Ben Simmons has tried to woo himRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 |

    ... player in the country. He holds offers from LSU and Kentucky, along with Arkansas, Baylor, Duke, Georgetown, Kansas, Memphis, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Missouri, N.C. State, Ohio State and Southern Miss, the website says. LSU holds commitments ...


  9. Governor Sets District 1 Special ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... and they will run without party labels. If a runoff is needed, it will be June 2. The 1st District stretches from Memphis suburbs in DeSoto County, down to the Golden Triangle area in the north central part of the state. It includes Southaven, ...


  10. Beyond Oxford: Tunica's Historic EateriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 |

    ... a part of Delta folklore, mentioned in at least one of John Grisham's novels and in Marc Cohn's song "Walking in Memphis." Legend has it that the Hollywood invented the fried dill pickle, and thousands come here to pay homage to that happy ...


  11. March ground breaking set for Southaven outlet mallRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Tanger Factory Outlets, which in January announced its involvement with the Mississippi project, will hold a ceremony March 13 at the mall site, Interstate 55 at Church Road near the existing Southaven Towne Center. The Commercial Appeal reports Greensboro, North Carolina-based Tanger, a major player in the outlet mall industry, is joining with Memphis-based Poag Shopping Centers to develop the project.


  12. Recruiting Notebook: Cousins will keep on playingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 |

    ... years, it's the players." Starkville had 12 players sign letters of intent. Three went Division I: QB Brady Davis (Memphis), WR Raphael Leonard (Florida Atlantic) and DL Derion Ford (Louisiana-Monroe). Leonard, the Alabama-Mississippi Game MVP, ...


  13. Continue ReadingRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | New Albany Gazette

    ... percent. Lafayette County has had very low jobless rates for decades; DeSoto is benefitting from its proximity to Memphis as that urban area continues to grow. Clay County no longer has the highest unemployment rate but, at 14.4 percent jobless it ...


  14. Farming in an urban-encroaching environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Delta Farm Press

    ... just south of the Tennessee/Mississippi state line where Olive Branch (Desoto County) meets the southern boundary of Memphis (Shelby County), Wes Hoggard, owner of Hoggard Farms (and Stateline Turf and Tractor, a John Deere dealership), has to keep ...


  15. Proposal targets corrupt officials' retirement benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... chemotherapy, should continue treatment and her rights were not violated following a ruling on Thursday afternoon. Memphis police are searching for the person who tried to break into a home near Horn Lake Road. The victim fought back, cutting the ...


  16. Tanger announces outlet mall plans in Miss.Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... in sales tax rebates for the 324,000-square-foot project on 33 acres along Interstate 55, about 4-1/2 miles south of Memphis. The store line-up has not been announced. It is expected to include Tanger's usual allotment of merchants such as The Gap, ...


  17. Tanger to open outlet mall in north MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 |

    Outlet mall operator Tanger is partnering with Poag Shopping Centers in the development of a 310,000-square-foot outlet center in Southaven . The Greensboro, North Carolina-based company said in a release that it would partner with Memphis-based Poag Shopping Centers to develop the mall at Interstate 55 and Church Road.


  18. Mother and child die in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... Shaw, was traveling south on U.S. 61. Vehicle two, a 2001GMC pickup truck driven by 50-year-old George Osby from Memphis was traveling north on U.S. 61 but in the southbound lane of traffic." Osby's vehicle collided head on with Williams's vehicle. ...


  19. Grain bins providing added flexibility for Delta grain producersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Deltafarmpress

    ... between the two.) Before they were built, grain had to be hauled through heavy traffic and frequent construction in Memphis or down Highway 61 to Friars' Point or to Marks, Miss., via Highway 6 (where substandard bridges are a problem). Bray ...


  20. State approves Baptist renovations in ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... morial Hospital-Golden Triangle employs roughly 1,000 people and has 315 inpatient beds. The hospital is part of the Memphis-based Baptist system, which also includes Mississippi hospitals in Booneville, New Albany, Oxford and Southaven.


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