Fashion boutique owner Mary Catherine Strider-Logan, 26, is one of the latest business owners in growing Hernando, a city between Oxford and Memphis with a population of about 16,000.
Sometimes, you get an opportunity, and it’s sink or swim. Collegiate business entrepreneurs, mark your calendars because coming up this month is the LandShark Tank Pitch Competition.
Downtown Grenada is experiencing a renaissance. The historic Grenada square and surrounding areas were once home to many vacant, abandoned buildings. But after several large investments in the past few years, the area is emerging from despair. With a new aesthetic and energy, downtown Grenada could soon become a tourist destination.
For more than six years, Mississippi has been suffering from an outmigration of citizens, particularly millennials after graduating from the state’s universities. State legislators have differing opinions on the issue.
When Tim Kalich joined The Greenwood Commonwealth in April of 1982, it was with the intent of climbing the ladder and getting back to the big city. He left his job as a researcher at Wilson Quarterly, a Washington D.C. based liberal arts journal, when his editor encouraged him to seek a job at a newspaper.
While many people attach different words and meaning to states and cities, one UM student who has lived many places, but eventually found his way back to Mississippi, where his parents grew up, describes Oxford as “poised.” “It is a very urbane place,” Ethaniel Ryan Davis said. “Everyone knows everyone, and everyone – for the most part – enjoys each other as well.
Sarah Henderson Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org Students involved in the University of Mississippi Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s marquee event of the semester have a little bit more than bluebooks and beaches on […]
Reagan Smith Oxford Stories email@example.com Oxford locals Ginger Campbell and Maggie Mistilis had a vision for the Oxford community – provide a way for Oxford Square stores to sell their merchandise online. […]
McEwen and Miles work on computer to talk residents through leasing. Bailey Martin Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org Some students search for jobs in Oxford that compliment their majors. Senior Makenna Miles and junior […]
Tamera Staples HottyToddy.com email@example.com As an employee of Rebel Rags, Maddie Welch enjoys meeting Rebel fans who come in the store to purchase “everything Ole Miss.” The store, located at 2302 Jackson Ave […]
Sarah Henderson HottyToddy.com firstname.lastname@example.org Need an odd job done around your house or condo? Oxford’s newest student-run business can help. Rent-A-Reb, which opened in August, is the entrepreneurial idea of University of […]
By Calyn Hoerner HottyToddy.com email@example.com With the freshman class expanding every year at the University of Mississippi, Oxford is an ever-growing city. As new students flood Oxford every fall, some hope specific […]
Brianna Barnes Ding. Ding. Ding. The bell on the door, signaling when a customer enters, is a constant background noise inside the boutique. “I usually come to Owl Bee at least once […]