Community Bank recently announced plans to construct a new headquarters in Flowood, as the centerpiece of a larger mixed-use “live, work and play community”. Dubbed “WATERTON”, the development will fulfill the City’s vision of a central downtown in the same location as the “town center” envisioned over a decade ago....more
The oldest building in Flowood has a new lease on life. The old Dubois grocery store has been reborn as “The Filling Station”, and is fast becoming one of the City’s favorite lunch and dinner dining destinations.
Every year Mayor Gary Rhoads takes time to visit with The Compass to review the past year, and take a look forward. We are pleased to give you his latest “State of the City” report for 2016-2017....more
Just off Lakeland drive in Flowood you will find Mississippi Music – one of the nation’s largest complete musical instrument enterprises, according to the “Music Trades” magazine. They operate four retail stores throughout Mississippi, all of which are “full line” music stores....more
As Americans, our Second Amendment protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms. States have the authority to regulate how, and where, via state-issued permit, those arms are carried. There are over forty states in the United States that allow some form of “open carry” for firearms....more
When Dr. Mike Lorence was approached with the idea of purchasing Stinky Feet Athletics, it was more than just another acquisition, it was a calling. “I own a boutique, private equity business where we purchase companies. The ‘sweet spot’ for our acquisition is that the operation is locally owned, has a first generation founder and no kids involved in the business....more
Mississippi's Army and Air National Guard Provide Support For President Donald Trump’s Inauguration...more