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Ralph Roberts, founder of cable giant Comcast, dies at 95

...the fledgling cable industry, with a $500,000 purchase of American Cable Systems, a company with 1,200 subscribers in Tupelo, Miss. A string of acquisitions followed. Roberts changed the name of the company to Comcast and ran it until he was in his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-19/ralph-roberts-founder-cabl
Georgia man arrested in deaths of wife, 4 others

...A Georgia man charged in the deaths of his wife, three of her family members and a friend was arrested at a bus station in Tupelo, Miss., on Monday, authorities said.Investigators suspect the victims, found late Saturday, had been dead for three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-02/georgia-man-arrested-d
Ramblin' Rhodes: Elvis tribute artist to play where 'The King' did in 1956

...Slaughter, who'll turn 24 on June 3, will be appearing this weekend at the Elvis Festival in Presley's hometown of Tupelo, Miss. The rest of the month includes shows in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on June 13; Jacksonville, Fla., on June 20; and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-02/ramblin-rhodes-elvis-
Lots on Tupelo receive no bids on eBay

...advertised "three unimproved lots" overlooking Rae's Creek on Tupelo Drive. A builder could "see the Masters Golf Tournament from...County records show that Mr. Shelton purchased one lot, 2509 Tupelo Drive, on Monday, three days after bidding ended. When contacted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/14/bus_100474.shtml
Business | Augusta National Golf Club
Artist's work is therapy

...can't provide the type of calm sculpturing tupelo injects into his soul. So, instead of...the realm of his workshop. He shapes tupelo effortlessly here. The wood takes curves...on cue. Mr. Hughes calls sculpturing tupelo a form of outdoor therapy prescribed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/08/met_255517.shtml
Metro
Northeast Mississippi lands new auto plant

TUPELO, Miss. - Toyota Motor Corp. said Tuesday...development and is about 10 miles northwest of Tupelo. Mississippi was chosen in a competition...announced the project in an auditorium at Tupelo High School. "Toyota is the world's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/28/bus_118273.shtml
Business
Believe in seeds: They'll expand your gardening horizons

...transplanted them into the ground, and those plants are now about 7 feet tall. These sprites will one day become full-size black tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica) trees, soaring over 50 feet tall, with leaves that are among the first to color up - to an intense scarlet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-05-14/believe-seeds-theyll
Early enrollees stand out in G-Day Game

...Jarvis. It's like what they did (Saturday) is what they've showed throughout practice and it paid off."Wilson, from Tupelo, Miss., collected the game's only interception with less than 90 seconds before halftime when he snatched a pass from Park...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-11/early-enrollees-stand-out
Fallen Card mourned

TUPELO, Miss. - St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Randy Flores will miss playing catch...Jocketty said before boarding. Hancock's sister, Katie, a star athlete at Tupelo High School, called him a "great guy, a great man and a great big brother...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/04/bas_127203.shtml
Baseball
Area churches have events to include singles

...radio station WAFJ-FM (88.3) brought John Bryant from Tupelo, Miss., to the Augusta area about a year ago. He found a...nondenominational, communitywide format is modeled after one in Tupelo. The North Augusta gathering opens in the church's snack...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/24/rel_6604.shtml
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