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By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Years ago, when Jimmy Long was fine-tuning his skills in finding some of the finest quality fabrics and patterns for clothes, he met a man in New York selling neck ties. That man, Ralph Lifshitz, was selling his ties to mostly small shops in New York. Long, looking […]

You may have heard about the generous CEO who is cutting his nearly $1 million annual salary to distribute among his workers. Dan Price, the CEO of Gravity Payments, a Seattle-based company that processes credit-card payments, said he’s using that money along with company profits so the company’s more than 100 employees can each earn […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – While the framework is in place for a lease between the city of Tupelo and the Tupelo Airport Authority for the police department’s move to airport-owned property, the two sides are hammering out a few details. Earlier this month, most of the Tupelo Police Department began moving from […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – Daytra Haley doesn’t like to do things at the last minute, but schedules get thrown off when there’s a child in the picture. So it was later than usual for Haley to file her taxes. Better late than never, she filed her tax return on Monday at H&R […]

Last week, United Furniture Industries announced it was returning to the Tupelo Furniture Market. The company, which employs more than 1,600 employees at six plants in Northeast Mississippi, is making its comeback at the fall market in August. United will be in a 17,000-square-foot showroom in Building VI. Needless to say, market officials are thrilled. […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – What could very well be the largest 5k run in the state returns Saturday to the All-America City with The Color Vibe 5k. “Last year, we had 3,871 who signed up for it,” said Seth Gaines, sports development director with the Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau. “As of […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal MOOREVILLE – Chris Hussey isn’t a row-crop farmer like his brother, Herman, which means he doesn’t plant corn, soybeans or cotton. However, he is like every other grower across Northeast Mississippi wondering when the wet weather will relent and give him much-needed time in his fields. Chris Hussey has Hussey […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – After a three-year absence, United Furniture Industries is returning to the Tupelo Furniture Market. United, a longtime fixture at the 28-year-old market before its brief departure, has signed a three-year lease on a 17,000-square-foot showroom in Building VI. “We feel the Tupelo Furniture Market is a very viable […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – Gregory Chambers was driving a tractor when he was 7, and the farming bug never left him. “It’s always been in my blood,” he said with a broad smile. Now 44, Chambers has always looked to do things smarter and better, and his invention could help not only […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal CORINTH – As promised, another expansion was announced by Avectus Healthcare Solutions, which coordinates third-party liability and workers’ compensation accounts for hospitals and trauma centers throughout the United States. In September, the company announced it was moving into a larger downtown location and adding 50 jobs. Company CEO Tim Smith […]