Residents give ideas for Trace

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – With 10,000 years of history and 444 miles of roadway, the Natchez Trace Parkway has many stories...

Daily Journal WEST POINT – The $300 million Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi plant in West Point in nearing completion, officials said Wednesday. The plant also hired 170 workers, and expects to have about 300 of its planned 500 workers employed by the end of the year. According to a press release, the roughly 1 million-square-foot […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Vanelli’s owner Voz Vanelli said he’s still mulling his choices about reopening his popular Greek-Italian restaurant. The biggest factor going into his decision is making sure he does it right, and he wants to make sure every consideration is made, he said. As to rumors that he had purchased the former […]

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Erik Goodwin, one of the owners of Crycorrect, explains how the cryogenics therapy chamber works to Mayor Jason Shelton and Rashni Barath inside the mobile unit Thursday morning before the ribbon-cutting ceremony at CDF.

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Think of it as a giant ice pack, but much, much colder. And it takes only a fraction of the time to garner the benefits. Cryocorrect bills itself as Mississippi first provider of Whole Body Cryotherapy, otherwise known as cold therapy. On Tuesday, Erik Goodwin and Jeff Michael […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – Timber company Pro South is adding a saw mill at its location near Booneville. Pro South President Russell Stites said in a news release that the project represents a $2.75 million company investment and will create 57 new jobs. The Booneville-based company now employs about 70 people, said […]

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Rob Hill, director of the Human Rights Campaign's Mississippi branch, spoke at Kermit's Outlaw Kitchen in Tupelo on Wednesday. He called on local businesses to sign a pledge committing to diverse and inclusive workplaces in hopes that a strong voice from the business community would put pressure on lawmakers to legislate basic rights for the LBGT community.

By Riley Manning Daily Journal TUPELO – Following its efforts to connect with faith leaders across the state, the Human Rights Campaign is now calling on businesses to be vocal about equality. Kermit’s Outlaw Kitchen was one of the HRC’s first stops on its newly launched Equality Is Our Business program. The initiative aims to […]

Raise your hand – or shake your head – if you’ve had to try to sell a $16 tub of cookie dough to friends and family. Again. Maybe it was candles. Or wrapping paper. Smart cards, perhaps. Most likely if your kid goes to a school you were involved directly or indirectly in trying to […]

Q. My daughter is in her late 20s, and she has a good job making $50,000 a year. The other day she told me she has $15,000 in credit card debt and has financed an expensive car she’s upside down on. Her apartment in Omaha costs $600 a month, and she is asking for help […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – The second of three proposed Walmart Neighborhood Markets in Tupelo has its location marked. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has selected the strategic intersection of McCullough Boulevard and West Barnes Crossing Road for its second location. The official address is 2990 McCullough Boulevard, which belongs to Mossy Oak Properties. The […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Shoppers could soon see armed, uniformed police officers inside The Mall at Barnes Crossing. The new owners of the mall, Rouse Properties, prefer to use off-duty, certified officers to augment their regular security personnel on Fridays and Saturdays. Those officers would be in uniform and armed. In the […]