CarMax to open Tupelo store next week

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – CarMax is set to open its Tupelo location next week, the company confirmed today. A soft opening...

By Robbie Ward Daily Journal TUPELO – A controversial proposal to allow a car dealership sign three times as tall as regulations allow is back. Sixteen months after the Tupelo Planning Committee rejected the proposed 48-foot-tall Carlock Toyota sign at the Barnes Crossing dealership, time hasn’t changed the committee’s mind. These similarities may end the […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Academy Sports and Outdoors is looking to close on a deal later this month to open a store in Tupelo. The Katy, Texas-based sporting goods and outdoors retailer has some 180 stores in 13 states, mostly in the Southeast – Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, […]

By Jeff Amy Associated Press JACKSON – Mississippi is one of 10 states most reliant on sales taxes as a share of revenue, according to a new Standard & Poor’s report that says that such states may be particularly susceptible to an ever-widening income gap dragging down state tax revenues. Analysts with the credit rating […]

Three years after rolling out the first Corolla, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi is humming along nicely, having produced nearly 425,000 cars. Corolla sales have continued to stay strong, even as other competitors have launched new rivals for the world’s best-selling vehicle. With a new design of its own launched last year, the Corolla still holds […]

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Mike Thompson opened Louisiana Rub Down a year ago after returning to his native Oxford from Baton Rouge, La.

By John Davis Oxford Citizen Tailgates in the Grove should be a little spicier this fall now that Mike Thompson has a full kitchen. The Oxford native and Oxford High graduate returned to town a year ago from Baton Rouge, La., filled with Cajun recipes that are sure to add plenty of flavor to a […]


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Q. My husband and I have been living on a budget for a few months, and for some reason there seems to be leaks in our budget. It’s just a few dollars here and there, but added together it makes a huge dent. Can you give us some advice? A. This kind of thing happens […]

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Workers from a Lewisville, Texas, construction company continue repairs on complex No. 9 Friday in Tupelo. The Vista Ridge complex was hit hard by the April 28 tornado.

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – The past five months have been as hectic as any period during the five years that Vista Ridge Apartment Homes has been open. Ten of the 11 buildings making up the high-end residential apartment complex were damaged extensively by the EF-3 tornado that ripped through the city on […]

By Errol Castens Daily Journal OXFORD – A developer will ask for approval to build a 94-room hotel on South Lamar Boulevard, between the current Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi and the replacement for which site preparation is in progress nearby. Andy Callicutt, represented by engineer Jeff Williams, has submitted paperwork to the Oxford Planning Commission […]