By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Bonnie Mims, who can trace her family’s Mississippi State roots to the early 1900s, was back in Barnes & Noble on Wednesday morning, a day after spending a few hours at the bookstore. She, like many MSU and Ole Miss fans, quickly snapped up several of the “Mississippi […]

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Magnolia Regional Health Center Foundation board member Dr. Scott Bauer steadies the easel holding an architect's rendering of the hospital's new specialty clinic building during windy groundbreaking ceremonies Wednesday.

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – Magnolia Regional Health Center broke ground Wednesday on a new building to house Magnolia Specialty Clinic. The $1.5 million facility, with 9,100 square feet of clinic space, will bring the specialties of urology, pulmonology and internal medicine under one roof, said hospital CEO Ronny Humes. Mayor […]

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Will Troxler picks up information after the ribbon-cutting of the new bizLink at the Link Centre on Tuesday.

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – A new home for entrepreneurs and telecommuters looking for office-like space has officially opened. BizLink, located at The Link Centre on West Main Street, had a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for its 14,000-square-foot facility located on the top floor. “It took a little bit longer to open than we […]

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – The authority for the North Lee County Water Association to construct six new water wells in spite of opposition from the city of Tupelo was reaffirmed Tuesday by the state permitting board. Approval of the order by the Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board on Tuesday giving […]

Daily Journal FULTON – The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has cited Graham Lumber Co. for one willful and one serious safety violation following the death of a worker at the plant in April. The federal agency also has proposed a fine of more than $75,000. The 21-year-old man died from injuries at the lumber […]

By the time you read this, the results of the epic showdown between No. 2 Auburn and No. 3 Mississippi State in Starkville and No. 3 Ole Miss’ game at No. 14 Texas A&M in College Station will have made many fans either happy or sad. Maybe a combination of both. FYI, this column was […]


I really don’t know why so many investors tend to ignore the costs of investing money. It could be that the excitement and lure of making a lot of money far outweighs the tedious detail of determining if your costs are reasonable that many think it is just not worth it. I mean, who cares […]

Q. My husband and I recently inherited my parents’ home. It’s in a small, rural town with little industry, and we’ve been told that the place would be worth $85,000 if it’s cleaned up, compared to $75,000 as-is. Should we spend about $10,000 to really clean it up, replace a few things and make it […]

By Angie Barmer New Albany Gazette BLUE SPRINGS – After three months of work, the Toyota Blue Springs Water Garden and Education Park is officially open. Volunteers and employees from Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi joined residents and officials in a Friday grand-opening celebration. Sitting on about half an acre of land across from the U.S. […]