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Remember: A Safe Business is Good for Business

On March 14, 2020, Governor Reeves issued a statewide safer-at-home-order. On May 4 2020, Governor Reeves issued a revision to that order that provided guidance to restaurants reopening on May 7, 2020. A:  This statewide safer-at-home order, as issued by the Governor, was instituted to provide guidance to restaurants on reopening to the public effective at 8:00am on Thursday May 7, 2020. A:  Yes, the executive order does … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Chip Templeton Updates GSDP on Paycheck Protection Program FAQs

As of Monday, April 27, 2020, Paycheck Protection Program funding was expanded and is currently available for small businesses to apply through an applicable lender. Click here for a list our members in the financial sector that can be of assistance to you. All monies acquired from the PPP are to be used with 75% of expenditures going to payroll costs after February 15, 2020. CLICK HERE to review all Paycheck Protection Program Loan FAQS … [Read more...]

Committee of 100 Spotlight: BancorpSouth

Why did you join the Committee of 100? The Committee of 100 helps foster and shape a prosperous local business climate which in turn benefits our community. At BancorpSouth we know that a strong community sustains our company, our customers and our teammates. What does the Starkville community mean to you and your business?  Everything. At the very heart of BancorpSouth is an unwavering commitment to improve the community where we live, … [Read more...]

Committee of 100 Spotlight: East Mississippi Lumber Company

Why did you join the Committee of 100? To help our community grow and prosper. What does the Starkville community mean to you and your business?  Starkville is home and our business is family owned and operated. Just as we want to see our business be successful and grow, we want to see Starkville to be successful and grow. Starkville is an unique community with many things to offer to not just our hometown people but for our … [Read more...]

Committee of 100 Spotlight: Mitchell Eye Care

Why did you join the Committee of 100? To become more involved in the community. What does the Starkville community mean to you and your business?  Starkville has been such a welcoming and supportive community to us as newcomers. We hope to be a part of supporting and welcoming other local businesses to Starkville so our community can continue to grow and thrive! What do you want the Starkville community to know about your … [Read more...]

Committee of 100 Spotlight: Phillips Financial

Why did you join the Committee of 100? Starkville has been home to Phillips Financial since 1982 (38 years). This community has been good to us and we hope to be good for Starkville. What does the Starkville community mean to you and your business?  Starkville, as a community, is more like an extended family. The community embraces its members and looks out for them. What do you want the Starkville community to know about your … [Read more...]

Committee of 100 Spotlight: Larry Mullins, CFP

Why did you join the Committee of 100? As an original member I joined the Committee of 100 to become more involved in the Partnership and to gain a better understanding of how the Partnership works. As a result I have been afforded the opportunity to serve in a number of capacities including a member of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee and current Treasurer.To be able to work with other members in helping to establish a … [Read more...]