By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Cliff Nash was named the executive director of Tupelo Regional Airport earlier this month, and his first few weeks have kept him busy. As president of the Mississippi Airports Association, he also presided over the state meeting that was held in Tupelo a week into his tenure. He […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – CREATE Foundation’s Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi will host its 19th annual State of the Region meeting from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the BancorpSouth Conference Center. Dr. David Shaw, vice president for research and economic development at Mississippi State University, will present the benefits of using […]

By Rod Guajardo Daily Journal TUPELO – The Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau will send a representative to Germany this summer as part of a multi-state effort to attract German tourists. The Mississippi Development Authority Division of Tourism, in partnership with the Memphis CVB, extended an invitation to Tupelo to participate in an international sales […]

For the graduates of the Class of 2015, the future is now. High school grads are headed to college or looking for a job. Perhaps both. Some college graduates will be headed to grad school, continuing their education and picking up another degree, but many more will be looking to start their careers. Most will […]

Q. I have a question about budgeting. I give myself and my husband $150 a month each for blow money to be used on whatever we want. I’m upset because he spends all his eating out, then he buys other things he wants that he has no money for. Am I being too stingy? A. […]

By Emma Crawford Daily Journal TUPELO – Increased sales of ice cream, ground beef, ribs and charcoal can only mean one thing – Northeast Mississippians are getting ready for Memorial Day weekend. At Save-A-Lot, manager Robert Hudson said in addition to good sales of meats for grilling, chicken wings and ice cream have sold well […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – The Starbucks Coffee shop on West Main Street in Tupelo has been closed since 2 p.m. Saturday, with work expected to be completed today. The store is undergoing a renovation, according to plans submitted earlier this year to the city’s Development Services department. The 1,650-square-foot store opened in late 2004.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee’s Republican U.S. senators, Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker, are questioning why the Tennessee Valley Authority is placing greater emphasis on renewable energy as part of its long-term plans. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that the senators in a meeting with the public utility on Monday said renewable sources of energy […]

By Rod Guajardo Daily Journal TUPELO – An ongoing discussion to bring high-speed fiber Internet to Tupelo will continue in the coming weeks as the City Council reviews a franchise agreement with a Mississippi telecommunications company. During an agenda review session Monday, council members discussed the agreement between the city and the Ridgeland-based telecommunications company […]