Q. I’m 20 years old, and I’m trying to get out of debt. However, I’m concerned about what might happen when I’m older and don’t have a credit score. My girlfriend says I won’t be able to get a job or rent an apartment without a good one. Is this true? A. No, it’s not […]

When you walk in the door at Earp’s Barber Shop, it is easy to understand you’re in a place tailored to cut men’s hair. “All I do is cut hair,” said Jim Earp, who has been trimming men’s manes in Houston for 39 years. “I’ve been in this location the last 10 of those years. […]

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Brenda Hughes takes a photo of Jerry "The King" Lawler holding her 11-month-old son, Shane, during a meet and greet with the WWE wrestler and commentator Friday afternoon at Fun World.

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Jimmy Blaylock wanted to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his business in a big way on Friday. So he brought royalty – well, wrestling royalty – to his gift and novelty shop, Fun World, on South Green Street. Scores of people waited in a long line to get […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times MANTACHIE – Rumors that Walmart may be opening a small store in Mantachie have some of the town’s business owners upset. In early April, The Itawamba County Times reported that Walmart may be eying Mantachie to open one of its pilot small-format Walmart Express stores. During last week’s regular […]

By Jeff Amy Associated Press JACKSON – More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates dropped in 21 states, rose in 17 and were […]

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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi team members drove the first Corolla that will be exported to Central America, South America and the Caribbean at a ceremony Thursday at the plant in Blue Springs. Toyota will export 7,500 vehicles to 18 countries this year.

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal BLUE SPRINGS – The world’s best-selling car is about to find its way to even more customers. More than 41 million Toyota Corollas have been sold globally since the car’s debut in 1966, and soon, Mississippi-made Corollas will be landing in Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Toyota Motor […]

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Tupelo Fire Department trucks spray water as the last Boeing 747 for all Nippon Airways lands at Tupelo Regional Airport on Thursday. A retirement ceremony was held at Universal Asset Management, the company which will sell parts of the plane and recycle the rest.

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – It’s not often that a 400,000-pound jumbo jet does a couple of flyovers, but that’s exactly what a hulking Boeing 747 did Thursday over Tupelo Regional Airport. The plane belonged to All Nippon Airways of Japan, which retired the last of its nearly 50 samples of the iconic […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – The Oxford Planning Commission is asking officials with the city and Baptist Memorial Hospital to meet with residents at the nearby Bickerstaff Condominiums about noise from construction of a new medical center. The commission told hospital officials a wood fence will not reduce the noise from the construction of the new […]

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Tecumseh General Manager Joe Kulovitz, left, gives TVA CEO Bill Johnson a tour of the expanded portion of the company's facility in Verona on Wednesday.

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal One of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s main missions is economic development, and the utility company’s top executive is seeing firsthand what is happening across its footprint. “Our job is to help attract and keep bring businesses here, and I want to know why people come here,” said TVA Chief Executive […]