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Kevin Kessinger joins BNA Bank

  On behalf of the BNA Bank board of directors, James R. “Bo” Collins, President and CEO, announces that Kevin Kessinger has joined BNA Bank as Vice-President, Business Development. BNA Bank is opening a loan production office at 2091 Old Taylor Road in Oxford, and Kessinger joins BNA Bank to develop business opportunities for BNA […]

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State of the Region meeting will be May 26

CREATE Foundation’s Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi will host its 20th annual State of the Region meeting from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 26. The meeting will be held at the BancorpSouth Conference Center. The State of the Region meeting will feature three speakers, Don Nielsen, Blake Wilson, and Mike Tagert. […]

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Ecru Clinic adds medical providers

Ecru Medical Clinic has added two new providers – Charles Leckie, D.O., and Josh Minga, NP-C. Dr. Leckie earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Delta State University in 1994. He received his medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine at Lewisburg in 1998 and completed residency training at North Mississippi Medical Center’s […]

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Relay for Life is Friday night, UCDA banquet coming up Monday

Once again, the community is looking at a couple of major annual events this weekend and early next week. Tonight, the American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held starting at 6 p.m. This year the event will be held in the Park Along the River but more than a dozen teams are expected […]

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Emerald Mississippi officials pleased with job fair results

Emerald Mississippi home furnishing officials were pleased with the turnout for their first job fair here Tuesday and are moving ahead with plans to start their first line of production soon. Human Resources Director Linda Roberts said they expect to hire about 50 people to begin with and will add more later in the year. […]

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BNA Bank announces promotions

On behalf of the BNA Bank board of directors, James R. Collins, President and CEO, announces the following promotions Tom Coltharp has been promoted from Vice-President to Senior Vice-President of Computer Operations. Prior to joining BNA Bank in 2011 as Vice-President, Tom was the owner and operator of New Data, Inc. since 1995 and co-owner/operator […]

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Homegrown Business – Foster’s Hair and Accessories

New Albany’s newest Homegrown Business is Foster’s Hair and Accessories. Owners Stoney and Monica Foster said having such a business has been a dream since they were 15 years old. They sell clothing and shoes as well as hair accessories and plan to increase their inventory immediately. “Our business is unique in that there was […]

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Tri-Lakes Angus joins membership of American Angus Association

Tri-Lakes Angus, New Albany, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo. The American Angus Association, with more than 25,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information […]

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Homegrown business: Law Offices of Matthew Y. Harris

The Law Offices of Matthew Y. Harris, PLLC, is relatively new, although Harris himself has been practicing in New Albany nearly 17 years and has family ties to New Albany through his wife, J. J. He opened his own firm Aug. 1, 2015 and offers full legal services. “I got my law degree from Ole […]

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Toyota-sponsored Business To Business lunch Thursday

The second B2B Luncheon will be this Thursday, March 24, at noon in the Magnolia Civic Center. The luncheon, with the name standing for Business to Business, is sponsored by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi quarterly and coordinated by the Union County Development Association. It was designed to provide both useful business information and an opportunity […]

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