There is no turkey shortage. Eggs are still a bit expensive. But gas prices are low, thank you very much. And now it’s time for the Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday sales spectacle If you don’t have patience when it comes to shopping, this is not your week or your time […]

Q. My wife and I are on Baby Step 3 of your plan. When we have standard car repairs, I want to use the emergency fund. She says that kind of thing isn’t an emergency, and we should just put it off as long as possible while saving up to fix the problem. Who’s right? […]

JACKSON (AP) – Mississippi’s unemployment rate fell below 6 percent in October for the first time since late 2007, as more people reported finding jobs. The jobless rate fell to 5.9 percent from 6.1 percent in September, and was below October 2014’s 7.3 percent rate. The number of unemployed people fell even as the labor […]

Special to the Journal CORINTH – The Crossroads Museum will present the sixth annual Christmas-themed Red Green Market at the Corinth Depot today from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event will take place in the C.A.R.E. Garden green space at 221 N. Fillmore St. in Corinth. Voted “Best Small Event” by the Mississippi Tourism […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Corporate Flight Management, one of four airlines bidding to provide air service in Tupelo, is presenting its case to the public Monday. The company, based out of the middle Tennessee city of Smyrna, is flying one of its Jetstream planes to Tupelo Regional Airport to show it to […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – For the fourth consecutive year, merchants in downtown Tupelo have joined forces to give customers a chance to win more than $1,600 worth of merchandise and gift cards. The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association‘s annual “Win the Window” promotion starts Sunday, coinciding with its annual Open House that’s happening from noon […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Hoyt Sheffield has worked on, bought and sold cars for more than 60 years, and he’s not about to slow down anytime soon. The owner of Tupelo Auto Sales, Sheffield has probably forgotten more about the automotive business than many people will ever learn about it. Growing up, […]


Staff and wire reports JACKSON – Malcolm White, Mississippi’s top tourism official for nearly three years, stepped down as director of Visit Mississippi on Wednesday. Visit Mississippi is a division of the Mississippi Development Authority. “It has been an honor to serve as the tourism director for this state that I love,” White said in […]

STARKVILLE (AP) – A process to develop a Highway 12 business improvement district in Starkville has been struck down by a tie vote from property owners. Multiple media outlets report that the proposal was voted down by an 18-18 vote at a meeting of property owners Tuesday night. A simple majority was required for approval. […]