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People check out the Seaport plane that flies passengers to Memphis and Nashville  on Thursday night outside the Tupelo Regional Airport during a reception for the airline's service out of Tupelo.

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – With demand for flights to Nashville much higher than demand for flights to Memphis, SeaPort Airlines hopes to remedy the situation in the near future. At a reception for the airline Thursday at Tupelo Regional Airport, company president Rob McKinney said, “Demand is running 10-to-1 with Nashville over […]

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Brooks Davis, left, and V.M. Cleveland get a laugh following the groundbreaking for what would have been Davis' knew grocery store on Coley Road. Plans for the store have been shelved.

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Plans for a much-anticipated grocery store in the west part of the city have been put on hold. Iuka-based Brooks Grocery last summer broke ground on a multimillion-dollar project to build a Brooks Grocery store on a 3.5-acre site on the corner of Coley Road and West Jackson […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – A year after completing one merger, Renasant Corp. announced its largest acquisition to date on Wednesday. In an all-stock deal valued at $258 million, Renasant has reached an agreement to acquire Heritage Financial Group Inc. of Albany, Georgia, the parent of HeritageBank of the South. Last December, Renasant […]

By Riley Manning Daily Journal The Remington model 700 rifle is one of the most tried and true firearms ever produced, selling literally billions. Kevin Tate, vice president of media productions for Mossy Oak in West Point and the Daily Journal’s outdoors writer, said its simple bolt action mechanics lend renowned accuracy and reliability. Though […]

DETROIT (AP) – Honda plans to replace the replace driver’s air bag inflators on 2.6 million more vehicles as it expands repairs to the entire U.S. The Japanese automaker is the only company to comply with demand from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to do repairs nationwide. Honda says it’s doing so to […]

Daily Journal reports JACKSON – Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley urged AT&T Mobile customers to be on the lookout for texts messages from their mobile carrier which notify them that they may be eligible for refunds due to erroneous third party billing. In recent days, Presley’s office has been inundated with questions about the texts’ […]

I don’t like ordering via drive-through because I sometimes feel rushed to make an order. Sometimes I know what I want, sometimes I don’t. So more often than not, I’ll go inside to order. Recently, I did just that. I won’t name the restaurant. But the experience I had is not limited to this particular […]


Improvise, adapt and overcome.” It is the unofficial slogan of the U.S. Marine Corps and was made popular by the Clint Eastwood movie “Heartbreak Ridge.” The Marines know something that should be self-evident to all of us: Things go wrong a lot. Expect the unexpected. Don’t be surprised when the best laid plans go awry. […]

Q. My wife and I are still paying off debt, so we didn’t budget anything for Christmas. How much do you think we should spend on close friends and family members? A. Not having a budget for Christmas probably isn’t a great idea if you want to have a happy marriage. It’s really not that […]