DAILY JOURNAL: 2011 Year in Review

By NEMS Daily Journal











A look back at some of North Mississippi’s major news stories of 2011

Region devastated by deadly twisters

Tupelo revitalization plan aims high, falls

Toyota starts production after 4 1/2-year wait

Highway 9 construction steady on probable early finish

North Lee Water hits boiling point

Public unrest initiates early departure of superintendent

State elections prove historic

Price shootings shake New Albany

Tupelo grabs another All-America City award

Coaching icon Bowling reports to prison

Barbour’s pass on presidential race a surprise

Health care construction ramps up


BUSINESS
Automotive era begins with Toyota start

Tupelo Regional sees flurry of activity

Banks in region expand, open and close branches

More hotels, restaurants open; retailers expand