Gene Henson has been in banking for more than 42 years and chose helping people with their finances over simply counting money as an accountant after college.
Jeffrey A. Smith, founder and president of JASCO Realtors has announced the merger of JASCO Realtors with the Keller Williams Realty Memphis office to create one of the largest real estate brokerage offices in the Mid-South with over 300 agents.
One of the Mid-South’s most recognizable automotive dealership brands, The Landers Auto Group, has completed the acquisition of Country Ford in Southaven. The dealership, located at 95 East Goodman Road in Southaven, has been in operation for 25 years and will be rebranded under the new owne…
ServPro of DeSoto, Tate & Tunica Counties has awarded Southaven Police Capt. David Crites and his family an all-expenses paid trip to the first ServPro First Responders Bowl Game, set for Jan. 1 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. Crites was nominated as part of a local contest in conne…
County business leaders have learned more about the Career Tech Centers that are part of DeSoto County Schools and how they may tap in to the schools as assets to their particular companies.
For Billy Sears, Vice President at BankPlus, the booming economy coupled with a hometown bank which seeks to serve as catalyst for personal and business growth boils down to one key factor — relationships.
Wesley Meadows Retirement Community is a place where individuals in their senior years can enjoy relaxed living in a caring and nurturing environment.
Ten State Farm Insurance agents of DeSoto County have supported the DeSoto County Economic Development Council’s Foundation for Excellence in Education with a $5,000 donation to help fund the foundation’s Teacher Grants Program. This is the 12th year that State Farm agents in DeSoto County h…
Olive Branch business and city leaders Thursday welcomed owners Bill and Glenda Munka, who have opened Upfront Auto Repair, located at 7320 Craft Goodman Road in Olive Branch.
In the world we live in, many times stress, pressures and conflict may become amplified and weigh us down to the point that we need help to sort out our lives and what is going on.
Shelter Insurance agent Scott Sims (with scissors) is joined by members of the Southaven Chamber of Commerce in cutting the ribbon to his new office location, 5699 Getwell Road in Southaven. Sims recently opened the office and shares it with another Shelter Insurance agent, Josh Wilson.
Atlanta-based Core5 Industrial Partners announced the completion of its first two inventory buildings in their first development in the greater Memphis Market, DeSoto 55 Logistics Center.
Members of the Olive Branch business community and Chamber of Commerce welcomed Counseling Associates to its new location, 7155 Kerr Place, in the Olive Branch Old Towne. Julie Parker, LPC, MHSP, is the owner and a counselor for Counseling Associates, which outgrew its former location on Cru…
The path Adrienne Ezell took to get where she now owns and operates a creative agency called “Her Designs” was not a direct journey, but one that now allows her to tap into her business savvy and creativity to help businesses with their marketing needs.
Culpepper Place, a new assisted living community on Pleasant Hill Road in Olive Branch, was recently welcomed with a ribbon cutting event. Olive Branch Mayor Scott Phillips (right, with scissors) and Foster Hospitality Group President Robert (Tony) Foster cut the ribbon at the new facility.
The Southaven Chamber of Commerce welcomed DeSoto Legacy Volleyball to its organization with a recent ribbon cutting event at the Arena in Southaven. Partners Bob Lewis (left) and David Culver helped cut the ribbon for the organization providing volleyball programs through the city-owned facility.
According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 28 percent of American school students in grades 6-12 have, at some time, experienced bullying. The figure is 20 percent for youngsters in grades 9-12.
Founded in 1988 as The Car Phone Store, the Wireless Zone is the nation's largest wireless retail franchiser and was ranked the No. 1 franchise in its category. Wireless Zone just opened in its new stand-alone store in the Highland Shopping Plaza, Suite 130, 2631 McIngvale Road in Hernando. …
In those moments when families must come together to make final arrangements in the loss of a loved one, a caring funeral director and staff is of utmost importance.
Global beauty retailer Sephora officially opened a new distribution operations facility during a ceremony in Olive Branch on Thursday, Aug. 30. The ribbon cutting marked the official opening of the project, the fourth distribution center for Sephora in the United States, providing an estimat…
Turning the page and opening a new exciting chapter on her library career, Hanna Lee of Batesville has been named as the new Youth Services Coordinator for the First Regional Library System.
Lori Payne has the become the Community Ambassador for Coleman Funeral Home in Southaven. In her role, Lori helps connect local families with information about Coleman Funeral Home's services. Payne is also the owner of LRP Studios, a performing arts school which she has led for more than 25 years.
Dr. Stanley Thompson, Regional Medical Director for TeamHealth’s Southeast Group, which oversees and assists emergency departments at 13 client hospitals in North Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas, talks about the expanded ER facilities at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto. Thompson was amo…
The new person in charge of promoting the benefits of living and doing business in Horn Lake knows very well the challenges to be faced. But Laura Taylor’s business background positions her well to help meet those challenges in a city that is excited about what lies ahead for it in the future.
She’s seen the good times and the bad times of the housing market and for Adams Home Area Sales Manager/Broker Sandy Richardson, now is a pretty good time for DeSoto County, especially since she remembers what it was like during the building downturn of 2008.
Becoming likely the first business entity in DeSoto County to do so, the Southaven Chamber of Commerce has added a solar energy array and will use power from the sun to operate its building functions in the future.
A joint ribbon cutting event with Southaven and Horn Lake Chambers of Commerce was held Tuesday, July 18 at Coleman Funeral Home, which has a new location on Church Road in Southaven. Coleman Funeral Home also has locations in Oxford and Olive Branch.
Dr. Jason Mackey has been named as Spiritual Life Director for Northpoint Christian School. Mackey will also be teaching Honors Algebra I at the Southaven school. He comes to Northpoint from Portland Christian Academy in Louisville, Ky., where he was high school principal and taught mathematics.
Greg Kiddy has joined Renasant Bank as a Commercial Relationship Officer Kiddy will be responsible for building relationships and assisting clients with their various financial needs. Kiddy is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and Managemen…