Dennis Seid

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By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – City officials are asking for temporary help to improve the collection of brush and debris. At the same time, the city is asking residents to be patient. The city normally has four knuckle boom trucks going around the city picking up tree limbs and large household debris. But […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – For Star Wars fans, Dec. 18 seems far, far away. Fans eagerly awaiting “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” have to wait until a week before Christmas for the movie, but toys from Episode VII of the sci-fi saga go on sale at midnight tonight. Toys R Us, Walmart […]

It’s that time of the year again, what we’ve been anticipating all summer. Weeks and months have passed, but it has always been at the back of our minds knowing that each day brings us that much closer to a season of hope, longing and I dare say, a bit of trepidation. I’m talking about […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Workers uncovered some of Tupelo’s history under their feet Friday. Construction crews working on the Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail on Main Street found century-old bricks on Broadway Street, which was once completely paved with the material. As part of the 18-month, $11.5 million Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail, downtown […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal BALDWYN – Hancock Fabrics must find its third chief financial officer since 2012. In an SEC filing Friday, the Baldywn-based fabrics and craft retaile said James B. Brown, its executive vice president and chief financial officer since March 2012, had resigned to accept an executive position with an unnamed retailer […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal There has been speculation that the patch of land between BNA Bank and the Fairfield Inn & Suites on Tom Watson Drive could be home to another hotel. In recent weeks, truckloads of dirt have been unloaded on the site, raising it to the level of the Fairfield Inn parking […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – The steep drops in the stock market the past few days may be troubling at first glance, but financial advisers say investors don’t need to panic. The declines in the market – including a 588-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Monday – have been brought […]

On file with Tupelo’s Development Services department on the third floor of City Hall are the site plans for two Walmart Neighborhood Markets. They’ve been sitting there for several months, not gathering dust, but instead getting reviewed by all the folks in the department who issue the permits, everything from landscaping to fire safety. Last […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – SeaPort Airlines has agreed to end its service in Tupelo, said Cliff Nash, executive director of the Tupelo Regional Airport. Last week, the Tupelo Airport Authority asked the Portland, Oregon-based airline to end its federally subsidized, two-year contract, citing poor performance problems since service began last October. Nash […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Brian Short was late to his own celebration at the Tupelo Furniture Market Friday night. Short, who won the Manufacturer’s Rep Award – the equivalent of “salesman of the year,” was doing what he does best – selling. The ceremony did begin a few minutes later, with Short […]