Dennis Seid

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By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – It’s not unusual for Geoff Dale to work 60-to-80 hour weeks juggling two jobs – the mayor of Imperial, California, and the manager of community affairs for SeaPort Airlines. The two jobs complement each other, since SeaPort provides air service to his city. Dale is in Tupelo this […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal VERONA – United Furniture Industries and McCormick Drive LLC have bid on a former Lane Furniture Industries facility. The companies have offered to buy Lane’s former office and warehouse facility in Verona, according to a bankruptcy filing by FBI Wind Down Inc. Earlier this year, Heritage Home Group – the […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – State Treasurer Lynn Fitch says women shouldn’t be afraid of talking about money. “Empowerment of your money means being money-savvy and planning our future,” she said at the fifth annual Renasant Women’s Business Symposium at the Tupelo Country Club on Tuesday. Fitch said women face financial barriers – […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – In less than a week, SeaPort Airlines’ service begins, with the inaugural flight leaving Tupelo for Nashville around 6:30 a.m. on Monday. “All the pieces are in place for a successful transition,” said Tupelo Regional Airport executive director Josh Abramson. “And it couldn’t come at a better time, […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal CORINTH – More than 18 months in the making, Corinth Coca-Cola Bottling Works is a step closer to expanding its operations in West Tennessee. Last April, The Coca-Cola Co. and five U.S. Coca-Cola bottlers – including Corinth – announced a new partnership to expand the territories of the bottling companies. […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – This year has been an emotional one for Ellen Short, who has experienced the highs and lows of a life and career spent in the All-America City. Earlier this year, she won the National Association of Realtors Federal Political Coordinator Meritorious Servce Award. “It was very emotional because […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Slowly but surely, businesses along the North Gloster Street corridor damaged by the April 28 tornado have reopened. The latest to do so is in a familiar spot with a new name. The building at the corner of Lakeshire Drive and North Gloster Street didn’t take a direct […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Renasant Corp., the parent of Renasant Bank, has more than doubled its size in the past decade, and with that growth has come the need to grow its back-office functions as well. With its Technology Center on West Jackson Street bursting at the seams, Renasant has purchased the […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Bonnie Mims, who can trace her family’s Mississippi State roots to the early 1900s, was back in Barnes & Noble on Wednesday morning, a day after spending a few hours at the bookstore. She, like many MSU and Ole Miss fans, quickly snapped up several of the “Mississippi […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – A new home for entrepreneurs and telecommuters looking for office-like space has officially opened. BizLink, located at The Link Centre on West Main Street, had a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for its 14,000-square-foot facility located on the top floor. “It took a little bit longer to open than we […]