Corinth tourism wants downtown boutique hotel

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – Corinth tourism officials want to spark interest in building a boutique hotel...

Daily Journal DERMA – Derma gets its own Walmart Neighborhood Market today. Like its counterparts in Mantachie, Nettleton, Belmont and Walnut, the Derma store will cover 12,000 square feet and employ about 30 people. The store opened today at 7:30 a.m. Store manager Tim Weeks grew up in nearby Slate Springs and graduated from Calhoun […]

Daily Journal Renasant Corp. reported fourth-quarter net income of $15.6 million, or 49 cents a share, on revenue of $70 million, topping off a year that saw record earnings for the Tupelo-based financial holding company. Renasant’s quarterly performance – up 39 percent compared to a year earlier – matched analysts’ expectations. For the year, Renasant […]

Daily Journal CORINTH – The Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau on Tuesday awarded two grants – $5,000 to the Corinth-Alcorn Regional Airport and $2,000 to the Mississippi State Chili Championship to be held in Corinth in April. The airport grant will be used to help with purchase of a courtesy vehicle, an expense that […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – The Lighting Gallery changed hands at the start of the new year, with the business being sold to Magnolia Lighting of Hernando. Bob Gatlin, the owner and CEO of Nesco Electrical Distributors, sold its decorative lighting showroom on McCullough Boulevard to Paul and Pam Whitfield, who own Magnolia. The Lighting Gallery […]

Daily Journal North Lee Water Association customers in the Deer Park and Oak Hill road areas who have been under a boil water notice since Tuesday are now in the clear. Multiple samples for the water lines affected by a break caused by construction crews have cleared Mississippi State Department of Health lab testing, according […]

You may have heard about the IRS phone scam making its away around the area. It goes like this: A caller pretending he’s with the Internal Revenue Service says you owe back taxes and demands payment. The caller says the IRS will settle for a smaller amount to settle the score, but you have to […]


In a column in 2013, I wrote about how advertisements in our business are required to say, “Past performance is no indication of future performance.” Everyone sees that but I don’t think they really believe it. And they are not helped by the fact that a large number of advertisements spend an enormous amount of […]

By Jeff Amy Associated Press JACKSON – Mississippi’s attorney general says a suit against him by Google should be dismissed. In court papers filed Jan. 12, Democrat Jim Hood argues the Internet search giant’s assertion that it is protected by federal law fails to invalidate state laws under which he’s investigating, and that Google has […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times FULTON – When he was a kid, Tab Bennett used to visit his grandfather at work. Much to his grandfather’s dismay, it should be said. “I came down here to play when I was really young,” he said. Bennett nodded at his grandfather, Buster Davis, then continued. “He wasn’t […]