Desoto County Newswire (Page 9)

Desoto County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Desoto County, MS. (Page 9)

Results 161 - 180 of 252 in Desoto County, MS

  1. Tanger Outlets to open first Mississippi locationRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | Burlington Times News

    Southaven and DeSoto County officials several years ago approved a $15 million tax increment financing plan in which bonds will be issued to pay for the infrastructure for the project. In addition, the development has approval for $34 million in sales tax rebates for the 324,000-square-foot project on 33 acres along Interstate 55. The mall will open in 2015.

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  2. Terry Lynch's investment group sells Southaven office centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... to Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto, was appraised for tax purposes at nearly $5.6 million , according to the DeSoto County assessor. ARCP's health care arm also recently bought the East Memphis headquarters of the Eye Specialty Group for $9.4 ...

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  3. Sid Salter: County health rankings hold on as harsh realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Newms360.com

    In actual distance, it's about 63 miles from Southaven in DeSoto County to Marks in Quitman County in Mississippi. But in terms of the relative health and longevity between DeSoto and Quitman counties, those towns might as well be on different planets.

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  4. DeSoto board approves school projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    DeSoto County school board members have voted to move forward with work on several construction projects during their final meeting of the year. The Commercial Appeal reports the board accepted a bid Wednesday for an access drive at Hernando High and Middle schools, designed to relieve congestion in the morning and afternoon on the adjacent campuses.

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  5. Tanger Outlets involved in Southaven projectRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Southaven and DeSoto County officials several years ago approved a $15 million tax increment financing plan in which bonds will be issued to pay for the infrastructure for the project. In addition, the development has approval for $34 million in sales tax rebates for the 324,000-square-foot project on 33 acres along Interstate 55. The mall will open in 2015.

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  6. Re: #Blacklivesmatter Mississippi Protestors Subjected To Racial Slurs By PassersbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | NewsOne

    As many throughout the nation continue rise up to let their voices be heard against social injustices and the tyranny of abusive police-action, protestors in Desoto County, Mississippi were subjected to a barrage of racial taunts where the n-word and other obscenities were hurled at them by passersby, according to WREG . Local TV reporters were covering a protestors march in Desoto's Horn Lake area on Friday, Dec. 12. They witnessed drivers mercilessly use racial slurs against those who were holding signs, chanting and united in their cause to speak out against the wrongs of the criminal justice system in this country.

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  7. Drivers shout racial slurs at #Blacklivesmatter marchers in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Marchers in Desoto County, Mississippi, protesting police brutality in Ferguson, New York City, and their own state were greeted with the n-word and other racial taunts, reports WREG . Reporters from WREG heard multiple drivers using racially-charged language on the group as they held signs and chanted while walking through the streets of Horn Lake.

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  8. Pugh's Flowers buys building on Union, plans store relocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Business Journal

    Tim Pugh said light renovations are planned for the house, which was sold by Valeria F. Russell and was previously occupied by Push Pilates and Memphis Aerial Arts. The Pughs - who have three retail locations and may eventually add a fourth in DeSoto County, Mississippi - have looked for years to buy a new Union Avenue location.

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  9. Phil Bryant touts Mississippi's economic growth during Mississippi Works tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... the No. 1 state in which to practice medicine for two consecutive years. Jim Flanagan, president of the DeSoto County Economic Development Council, said the area is "hot" for job growth, thanks in part to the coming Interstate 269 loop through the ...

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  10. Miss. governor touts state's economic growthRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... the No. 1 state in which to practice medicine for two consecutive years. Jim Flanagan, president of the DeSoto County Economic Development Council, said the area is "hot" for job growth, thanks in part to the coming Interstate 269 loop through the ...

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  11. DeSoto Co. gathers public input on new parkRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    DeSoto County is expected to authorize a new 40 acre park by the end of next year to serve the growing Lewisburg community on the county's east side. The Commercial Appeal reports Ray Laughter, a member of the DeSoto Recreational District Commission, and two other commissioners, were named at the parks panel's Tuesday session to assess needs and amenities for the county's undeveloped Lewisburg site, and gather input at public meetings.

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  12. DeSoto's new 911 system completion next fallRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    DeSoto Emergency 911 District Commission officials say about $7.5 million in general obligation bonds toward a new 911 system for DeSoto County is expected to be in hand early next year. James Powell, 911 district deputy director, tells The Commercial Appeal the replacement, expected to be complete by fall 2015, is timely for a radio system dating back to 1991, ancient by digital telecommunications standards.

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  13. Bicycle trail coming to Olive Branch City ParkRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Officials say an off-road natural surface bicycle trail will be created in Olive Branch City Park, the first of its kind in a municipality in DeSoto County. The Commercial Appeal reports the Board of Aldermen last week agreed to allow North Mississippi Trail Alliance Inc., to create a mile-long trail in the park on Goodman Road. 1 comment

  14. Helen of Troy will expand again in North Mississippi, CEO saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Business Journal

    Helen of Troy Ltd. CEO Julien Mininberg on Friday said his company will continue growing in North Mississippi, where it's already spent roughly $82 million on two warehouses. Mininberg, speaking at the DeSoto County Economic Development Council's annual membership luncheon, said the timing and size of an expansion of its shared warehouse facilities in Southaven and Olive Branch will depend on how quickly the company grows.

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  15. Amber Nichols-Buckley: Bryant, Reeves need Common Core schoolingRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... here in the Magnolia State. I am a product of the public education system. I was privileged to be raised in DeSoto County, one of the state's few successfully integrated school districts. I have taught in public schools in Mississippi since 2004, ...

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  16. Lee named to late brother's supervisor's postRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Hernando barbershop owner Michael Lee has been appointed to complete the unexpired term of his late brother on the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors.

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  17. Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center: 'We give a child a voice' in fight against sexual predatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    In this July 4, 2013 photograph, four-year-old Garrett Hughey, of Olive Branch, Miss, never looked back after taking the lead in and going on to win the under-4 age bracket of the 2014 Super Heroes Bike-A-Thon benefiting Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center in Southaven, Miss. A child-focused, facility-based program, the center provides forensic interviews to victims of child abuse in DeSoto County and victim advocate services including preparing families for court, safety education, community awareness and referrals for counseling and medical exams.

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  18. More young abuse victims getting justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center , more accused child sexual predators are seeing their day in court in DeSoto County, and more young abuse victims are getting justice. The team - made up of law enforcement, prosecutors, social workers, forensic ...

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  19. Charges expected in DeSoto County crash that killed oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A woman was killed in a crash on I-69 in DeSoto County, Mississippi. Her husband remains in the hospital.

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  20. Redding v. Mississippi Transportation CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... to locate, relocate, construct or reconstruct a segment of State Road 304/I-269 from I-55 to State Road 305 in DeSoto County, Mississippi. More specifically, the MTC sought to acquire 81.28 acres from a parcel of 436.19 acres that were owned by the ...

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