Ground Breakings, Grand Openings & Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

A Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Friday, May 27th at the VF Outlet located at the Outlets Of Mississippi in Pearl. VF Outlet boasts 20,000 sq ft of famous name brands that we all know and love such as Vanity Fair, Maidenform, Olga, Warner, Lee, Wrangler and JanSport. With everything from bras, lingerie and sleepwear to jeans, dresses and activewear, VF Outlet will offer customers low prices and plenty of specials and markdowns. Shown cutting the ribbon is District Manager...

The Pearl Chamber of Commerce held a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, May 26 at Red River Specialties located at 5221 Highway 80 East in Pearl. Red River has been in the area for over 20 years and is the premier provider of herbicides specializing in range, pasture, agriculture and forestry markets. Whatever your need may be, their team of experts will assist you with customer service that will exceed your expectations. Red River has support from quality manufacturers such...

A Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Friday, May 27th at the VF Outlet located at the Outlets Of Mississippi in Pearl. VF Outlet boasts 20,000 sq ft of famous name brands that we all know and love such as Vanity Fair, Maidenform, Olga, Warner, Lee, Wrangler and JanSport. With everything from bras, lingerie and sleepwear to jeans, dresses and activewear, VF Outlet will offer customers low prices and plenty of specials and markdowns. Shown cutting the ribbon is District Manager...

A Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Thursday, May 19th for the new Fill Up Convenience Store and Penn’s Restaurant located at 3139 Greenfield Road in Pearl. Fill Up is locally owned and operated and has a very friendly and helpful staff.  They sell Shell Gas products and offer diesel and non-ethanol gas. A Baskin Robbins is located inside the store along with a variety of food and drinks including Icees and Slushes. Fill Up also has a gift area for Mississippi souvenirs....

A Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Thursday, May 19th for Penn’s Restaurant located inside the Fill Up Convenience Store at 3139 Greenfield Road in Pearl. Penn’s is locally owned and operated by Linda Penn Chaney. Linda is the daughter of Roger Penn who started the company in 1967. Penn’s is well known for their fried catfish, chicken and shrimp, but they also have a wide variety of grilled items, Hamburgers, Poboys and breakfast. Breakfast is served from 6 a.m. – 10:30 a...

A Groundbreaking Ceremony was held on Monday May 9th for the new Pearl Upper Elementary School. The entrance to the school will be next to the Central Fire Station on Hwy 80. The 86,000 square foot facility will house fourth and fifth grade students that will each have their own wing. Also included will be a gym/multipurpose building, two state of the art science labs and 800 square foot classrooms. Construction is scheduled to begin in July 2016 and the school is expected to be completed in...

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Monday May 2nd for the newly remodeled Son Seekers After School and Summer Camp located at 5002 Hwy 80 East in Pearl. Son Seekers is a Christ centered child care center that offers after school child care with convenient school pick up. They provide snacks, a homework time and have a group Bible study every day. They have a 30 minute praise and worship time every Friday.  They also offer Monday through Friday summer camp with the hours of 6:30 a.m. until 6...

A Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Ceremony was held on Thursday, April 28th at Xcel Rehab Physical Therapy located at 209 Riverwind Drive in Pearl. Xcel Rehab is a locally owned and operated physical therapy clinic specializing in myofascial release. Myofascial release is a little known form of manual (hands on) physical therapy that is used to treat chronic  pain conditions such as low back pain, neck pain fibromyalgia, TMJ, migraines and headaches. Their goal is to inform the public about...

A Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Monday, April 4th at the new location of the Hilton Garden Inn in Flowood.  The General Manager, Shawn Cochran, was the GM at the Holiday Inn Trustmark Park in Pearl before transferring to the HGI. He has also served on the Pearl Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for several years and was very active in all of the city and chamber events during his time in Pearl. The Hilton Garden Inn has a total of 112 guest rooms, a pool, fitness...

The Pearl Chamber of Commerce, The Mississippi State University Alumni Association and the City of Pearl held a ceremony today at the Pearl Municipal Golf Course to honor former Mississippi State Basketball Coach Richard Williams. Richard Williams grew up in Pearl and graduated from Pearl High School. His dad, Richard (Dick) Williams was the first manager of the golf course. Richard went on to a very successful career at Mississippi State University as the men’s basketball coach and took the...

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