Dennis Seid

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By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Dan Ballard had to wait a little longer than he expected, but he finally has the building he wanted. Ballard is the owner of a new 10,000-square-foot retail center at the corner of North Green and North Gloster Streets. One tenant is open, two more are opening soon, […]

On Monday, the Tupelo Airport Authority will meet to decide which airline it wants to provide air service in the All-America City. Four airlines have tossed their hats in the ring, each hoping for a good fit. A quick review of who they are and what each is offering: • Air Choice One, based in […]

By Zack Orsborn and Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Thanksgiving proved once again not to be a deterrent to bargain-hunting shoppers, who started shopping early and didn’t stop as Black Friday rolled around. “I started right after lunch on Thursday, and I’m still going strong,” said Lydia Foster, who stopped for lunch Friday at […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Dwayne Blackmon has been president and owner of the Chevrolet dealership on South Gloster Street that bears his name, but he’s been in the car business far longer. Dwayne Blackmon Chevrolet officially started in 2010, but previously it had been under his father’s ownership and was named Frankie […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – While Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Sun Air officially submitted a proposal to provide air service in Tupelo, it is Memphis-based Southern Airways Express that will do most of the work behind the scenes. And in many ways, Southern Airways also will be the face of the company. “Sun Air […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Bob Grass has owned his television sales and repair business, Grass TV, for 35 years, and has never opened on Thanksgiving. He’s not about to start, even as more retailers are opening on the day traditionally reserved for turkey and football. He’s also not opening on Black Friday, […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – A partnership between the Tupelo Flea Market and WCBI-TV will bring much-needed coats to the Salvation Army in Tupelo. This weekend at the flea market, which is held at the Tupelo Furniture Market on Coley Road, patrons are asked go bring gently used coats to Buildings I and […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – San Francisco-based Boutique Air said it has the capability and reliability to provide air service in Tupelo, having been successful everywhere it’s been so far. Boutique began service between Greenville and Dallas two weeks ago, and company CEO Shawn Simpson said business “is going well.” Able to check […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Corporate Flight Management is willing to fly people for free – for a little while, at least – to get them interested in getting in the company’s planes and flying between Tupelo and Nashville. The airline is one of four bidding to provide air service in the All-America […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – At 65, Fred Rutherford is ready to step away from the jeweler’s bench where he’s created and repaired countless pieces of fine jewelry over the years. The owner of Tupelo Diamond Brokers, Rutherford has been in the industry for nearly 40 years. He established his business in 1976, […]