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Over the years, major companies have seen the advantages of operating distribution warehouse space in DeSoto County. The centralized location and its proximity to air, rail and roads have made the county a prime spot to be.

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Just what the main tenant of the vacant building space in the Olive Branch Crossing center near Pleasant Hill and Goodman roads will hold may soon be announced, but the earlier expectations of it holding a Fresh Market food store will apparently not be happening. 

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Kenneth Pearson is a new loan officer at Community Bank in Olive Branch. Pearson comes with experience in the financial industry and has been with Community Bank since May. The South Panola High School graduate earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi along with an assoc…

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DeSoto County’s collective hunger for the great food that Sweetpea’s Table restaurant in Olive Branch has been known for has been filled with the opening of its new restaurant at 4646 Highway 305 North, just south of the 305/Church Road intersection.

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From cradle to grave, the staff at Holistic Family Health by Hodge have a "holistic" approach to taking care of individual patient needs.

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Nicole Baker Becker of Southaven has joined BankTennessee as a portfolio manager. Prior to joining BankTennessee, Becker was an account executive at the Memphis Business Journal. She began her career at Union Planters in 2000 as assistant vice president and a management-training specialist. …

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Taking over the family business his father originated in the mid 1980s, Josh Lee, with his wife Lauren, brought the Dixie Door Company through the depths of the recession and have brought the company back up to continue being one of the top firms to handle installation and service of residen…

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Diego Lejwa, center, and his staff at Express Employment Professionals of DeSoto County, were recognized Thursday by Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite and the Southaven Chamber of Commerce, on the occasion of the company's fifth anniversary. Lejwa, franchise owner, opened his office in Oliv…

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Regulars to the pizza place on Southaven’s Main Street, also known as Stateline Road West, who come in may remember Christi Roberts as the server who made sure your order was right and done to your satisfaction. 

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You may have heard or said the phrase, "pain in the neck," or elsewhere for that matter, but when pain becomes a reality instead of a comparative phrase, the MidSouth Pain Treatment Center in Southaven is ready to take the pain away.

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A locally-owned family pharmacy where patients can place their trust and confidence in pharmaceutical professionals is what pharmacist Louie Smith wanted to establish when he opened Louie's Family Pharmacy in Hernando.

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The quarterly Horn Lake Chamber of Commerce Rock Award, recognizing an entity that serves as a “rock solid business considered a foundation to the community,” was recently awarded to the Hope Center. From left, Chamber Executive Director Varina Hopper presents the award to Kenneth McKinney a…

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A Southaven eye clinic has added a new service to its repertoire of vision care offerings.

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Successful bidding happens all the time in the game of contract bridge, a card game that can be dated back to before the start of the 20th century in Great Britain and likely gained its highest popularity when Charles Goren started writing about the game in newspapers and even had a televisi…

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Fabian Nelson promises that when his Potbelly Sandwich Shop in Olive Branch opens near the end of this year, there will come with it a different “vibe” to the location, along with the sandwiches that set the franchise apart from other similar restaurants. 

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John M. Spencer has joined Guaranty Bank & Trust Company and will serve as a Relationship Banker in Senatobia. Spencer attended Millsaps College in Jackson before transferring to Mississippi State University where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with emphasis in …

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Southaven Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carmen Kyle has achieved recognition from a program sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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A new business has taken flight and it is aimed primarily to help and supply bird lovers all over DeSoto County and beyond. 

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Now here’s something to raise a toast to!

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Two veteran banking officials were recently named at DeSoto County Planters Bank, according to Charles Burnett, III, President of DeSoto County Planters Bank.

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For Miles McMath, the key to owning a culinary landmark and becoming a celebrated chef at the James Beard House in New York — one of only a few in the entire nation — is a love for what you do and plenty of hard work and determination.

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Jeff Field has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Automobile Dealers Association (MADA). 

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AC's Steakhouse & Pub, now with two locations in Hernando and Southaven to serve its satisfied customers, is updating its menu but preserving the favorite items that have helped owners Aaron Hahn and Cindy Borkowski put their stamp on serving the finest choice steak and other delicacies …

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Tom Taylor, owner and proprietor of Taylor's Barber Shop, 2610 U.S. Hwy. 51, now has two hairstylists in his employ who are trained in all the latest and trendiest coiffures and hairstyles in the business.

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Kris Atkinson recently joined Southern Bancorp in Hernando as the bank's new Head Teller. Kris brings 29 years of banking experience, most recently nine years at Trustmark in Hernando. Southern Bancorp is located at 970 Byhalia Road in Hernando. 

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Tammy Kennedy is the new manager of the Southaven office of Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC, one of the nation’s leading independent mortgage lenders. Kennedy brings 16 years industry experience, most recently as a sales manager with Envoy Mortgage and a senior loan officer with PrimeLendin…

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Tammy Kennedy is the new manager of the Southaven office of Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC, one of the nation’s leading independent mortgage lenders. Kennedy brings 16 years industry experience, most recently as a sales manager with Envoy Mortgage and a senior loan officer with PrimeLendin…

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Keeping it a family-run business was what Tri-Lakes Pool and Spa, LLC owner Abe Roberts wanted to do when he took over the company earlier this year from his mentor, Ronnie Jackson, who ran the company from its original Senatobia location.

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Stylist and salon owner Andrea Kelso is bringing some flair and elegance along with just a little glitz and glamour from New York City to the DeSoto County seat.

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Kona Ice is more than just a creative business venture for working couple Alex and Ann Starker of Olive Branch.

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American Fireworks and American Events Tents, located in Walls, has put a spark in the local economy and it's not just limited to the season around the Fourth of July or New Year's holidays.

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Kristen Jones has been named as the new intern for the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi. A graduate of Hernando High School, Jones has plans to attend the University of Mississippi and major in accounting.

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As we head forward into summer, DeSoto County homeowners are looking at their lawns with many expressing pride for how impressive their efforts have been in making their space neat and beautiful. 

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Jerry McBride, CEO of Skylake Construction, said he bided his time during the years of the Great Recession and waited for the real estate market in DeSoto County to bounce back.

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Patricia Cross has been named as the new office associate with the DeSoto County Office of the Mississippi State University Agricultural Extension Service in Hernando.

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David Barnett runs Southaven operations for major distributor. 

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Financial Advisor David Rochester with Shoemaker Financial in Germantown, Tenn. has earned the American College Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP) Designation. This designation is for advisors who have completed various college-level courses and passed a series of 2-hour proctor…

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What was first developed as a means to help raise some extra money for a church project or a mission trip is quickly becoming something even more impactful.

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Side Alley Cafe & Gifts opened their doors to an eager crowd of shoppers from across the spectrum — visitors from Germantown, Hernando and Olive Branch, among other locales.

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Jared Brownlee of Oxford has been named NWCC assistant director of bands, according to John Mixon, division director of Fine Arts at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Brownlee comes to Northwest from his position as band director at Oxford High School.

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Jon LaMachio has been named as Vice President of Distribution and Operations at Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. in Olive Branch. LaMachio is native of Greensboro, N.C.

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A Hernando-area couple, one involved in growing the bounty of the earth and the other desiring to grow young bodies, now have invested in a means of growing the skills and talents of young area baseball and softball players.

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Danny McGreger always loved music but never dreamed that one day music would not only be a favorite past time but a way of life as well.

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DeSoto County psychologist Dr. Sheila Williamson of Integrated Health in Southaven is a leader in the field of assessing and helping treat behaviors of children in the autism spectrum.

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Reliable Equipment, LLC, owner and manager Gerald Bolden said the company's more visible location along U.S. Hwy. 51 is already drawing in scores of customers through the doors of its new location at 250 U.S. Hwy. 51 North in Hernando.

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Take a "magic carpet ride" with Tim Hogan's Carpet & Floors President Bob Barney.

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Wesley Meadows Retirement Community and Methodist Senior Services officials recently broke ground on a 1,500 square-foot Fellowship Center which will serve the recreational and lifestyle activity needs of residents well into the future.

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Katrina Bew has joined Urgent Team in Horn Lake as a full-time provider. Bew is moving from a part-time role to a full-time position with the practice and previously was a family nurse practitioner in the ER department at Methodist-South in Memphis.

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In 42 years learning and then teaching the skills of the traditional Shotokan style of karate, earning two world kickboxing championships himself and teaching 352 students to become black belts, Jimmy Blann certainly knows a thing to two about the sport.

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A new addiction treatment center has opened in Walls to serve a greater part of western DeSoto County and the Mid-South.

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It is becoming the “Great Escape” in Southaven from a boring night with nothing to do, a sort of 2017 version of the board game Clue.

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