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By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – For more than seven months, the 36 Realtors of Crye-Leike’s Tupelo office become closer than ever. They had seen their office in the Crye-Leike Plaza on North Gloster Street all but blown away by last April’s tornado, and together, they picked up what was left and helped each […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – A move to eliminate the $5 vehicle inspection sticker has been approved by the Mississippi Senate, and approval by the House is expected. The legislation, pushed by Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves as part of his legislative agenda, is welcome by many who think there is little need for […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – The Tennessee Valley Authority is on track to meet its three-year goal of saving $500 million, and its chief executive said the utility will continue to emphasize its goal to serve the public. In a wide-ranging interview with the Daily Journal on Friday, TVA CEO Bill Johnson also […]

Starting today, Mississippi will celebrate “Automotive Industry Week.” Gov. Phil Bryant on Friday declared it so, as the state recognizes what he called the industry’s vital role in the state economy. It’s been more than a decade since the first made-in-Mississippi vehicle rolled off an assembly line. That particular honor belongs to Nissan, which opened […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – As usual, Bob Knight opened his Todd’s Big Star at 7 a.m. on Thursday. That couldn’t be said for everybody a day after the region was hit with several inches of snow, but many retailers, restaurants and other shops opened up sometime during the day as the sun […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Thirteen years ago Kroger opened its West Main Street store near Crosstown, and it soon will be undergoing a major renovation. Plans have been submitted for the work, which will be completed by Christmas. However, a spokeswoman for Kroger’s Delta Division, which includes stores in a five-state area, […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Since last April’s tornado, the city has issued some 260 residential permits valued at more than $60 million. Much of that development is related to the recovery and rebuilding of homes after the disaster, but city leaders also point to the 46 new single-family homes that were built […]

Recently, I stopped by a dollar store to pick up a bottle of laundry detergent.But my debit card didn’t work. It wasn’t one of those instances where the card wouldn’t scan – my $8 purchase was declined. That shouldn’t have happened, however. But it was getting late, and I figured I’d worry about it the […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – A retail development on the west side of the city will be built with or without a planned grocery store. V.M. Cleveland, the chairman of the Tupelo Furniture Market and the developer of the property at the corner of West Jackson Extended and Coley Road, said another grocery […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – The first of what could be as many as three smaller-format Walmart stores in Tupelo is expected to be built this year. On Thursday, Tupelo Development Services Director Shane Hooper confirmed that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had officially requested a permit to build a 40,000-square-foot Walmart Neighborhood Market in […]