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By Dennis Seid Daily Journal On the same day figures showed Northeast Mississippi posted its lowest unemployment rate in a decade, the region got another economic boost with the announcement of 300 new jobs. In separate announcements Wednesday, two companies said they were starting operations in New Albany and Pontotoc, respectively. Each will employ 150 […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Keith Richards isn’t going to let just anyone run a Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe, the restaurant chain he founded 17 years ago. On Tuesday in Tupelo, the Birmingham, Alabama-based restaurant – one of the fastest-growing chains in the country – opened its 44th location. Tupelo is Taziki’s first store […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Cliff Nash was named the executive director of Tupelo Regional Airport earlier this month, and his first few weeks have kept him busy. As president of the Mississippi Airports Association, he also presided over the state meeting that was held in Tupelo a week into his tenure. He […]

For the graduates of the Class of 2015, the future is now. High school grads are headed to college or looking for a job. Perhaps both. Some college graduates will be headed to grad school, continuing their education and picking up another degree, but many more will be looking to start their careers. Most will […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – The next phase of a multimillion-dollar project connecting downtown Tupelo to the Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum kicks in next week, and drivers will have to be patient. Construction will begin on Main Street between Green and Broadway streets on Tuesday, with traffic shifting to one side of […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Twenty-five years is ancient by many standards in the life cycle of a shopping mall, but The Mall at Barnes Crossing is taking its silver anniversary in stride. In fact, the retail center is getting a makeover. Plans have been submitted to the city’s Development Services for a […]

A tour bus bought by Elvis Presley sold for $268,000 Saturday in New York. It was bought by a mobile home group in Texas. The bus was in a Music Icons Auction held by Julien’s Auctions. Officials with Julien’s expected the bus to sell for about $200,000. The 1976-77 MCI diesel-powered tour bus seats 12 […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – No need to convince Harris Kirkpatrick that the job market for college graduates is as good as it’s been in a decade. The University of Mississippi graduate had three job offers. With a degree in marketing, Kirkpatrick is headed to Houston, Texas, selling credit card services to merchant […]

We are an impatient lot. By “we” I mean you and me. Quite simply, we don’t like to wait for much of anything, whether it’s in the checkout line at a grocery store, in the parking lot of our favorite store or in the drive-through at a fast-food restaurant. And of course, we grouse quite […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Money raised from this weekend’s 41st annual Tupelo Hog Roast will support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Le Bonheur, North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice Patient Care and the Ronald McDonald House. The two-day event kicks off at 5 p.m. today at the VFW Hut on Mitchell Road and […]