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  1. 3Qs: Steve Martin, Extension CenterRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 |

    Steve Martin, head of the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Verona, sat down with the Daily Journal's Joe Rutherford to talk about the effects of the recent winter weather on crops in the region. A: The weather has been rough the last couple of weeks but from a planting perspective it is still too early for it to have a big effect on crop selection or planting dates.


  2. OPINION: Mississippi furniture manufacturers should show at marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 |

    I wrote a column in today's Daily Journal , suggesting that companies that make furniture in Mississippi should show at the Tupelo Furniture Market. There would be more buyers at the market if more companies - Mississippi-based in particular - would show i Tupelo.


  3. Dennis Seid: Mississippi manufacturers should show at marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 |

    I'm going to step on a few toes writing this: Mississippi-based furniture manufacturers should show at the Tupelo Furniture Market. This is what I do get: Tupelo is essentially the hometown market in these companies' backyard. 1 comment

  4. Fire destroys Shannon homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 |

    Officials are trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a home and sent a Shannon man to a Memphis burn center Saturday morning. Andrew Lindsey, 74, was home alone at 135 Chiwappa Ave. when a fire broke out on the back side of the wood structure.


  5. Fire destroys Verona repair shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 |

    Verona, Palmetto, Plantersville and Shannon firefighters responded to William Auto Sales at 4990 Raymond Ave. around 7:45 p.m. "The business owner came around the corner to the fire department and reported there was a car on fire inside the building," said Verona firefighter Brooks Green. "When we arrived, heavy smoke was rolling out of all the eaves."


  6. Jobless rate back at prerecession levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 |

    It's taken seven years for the unemployment rate in Northeast Mississippi to return to the same level that it started before the recession. In December the region posted a 6.9 percent jobless rate, the first back-to-back figures below 7 percent since August and September 2007.


  7. United needs to fill 300 jobs - quicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 |

    Equipment is being installed at United Furniture Industries' newest production plant as it gets ready to open in two weeks. But one critical component is missing: employees.


  8. Helping family reveals barber's giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 |

    The owner of Hair Artists Barber/Style Shop was 17 when he volunteered to help a cousin with four young sons. "He couldn't afford to take them to the barber shop, so I started cutting their hair to help," he said.


  9. United Furniture gears up for February opening in VeronaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 |

    United Furniture Industries, already one of the largest furniture industry employers in Northeast Mississippi, hopes to add 300 jobs in the next few years. Next month, the company will open its newest production facility in the former Lane Furniture plant in the Tupelo Lee Industrial Park South.


  10. United Furniture holding job fair, plans February openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 |

    The company, which employs some 1,600 workers at its plants in Okolona, Amory, Nettleton and Hatley, as well as a frame shop in Vardaman, looks to eventually hire 300 people in Verona. That won't happen right away, as the company will start with four production lines to build stationary furniture.


  11. Creative outlet: Simple process brings rich rewards for candlemakerRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 |

    Buy at Nancy Pooler started making candles to raise money for her church, but when her kidneys shut down, the craft became self-prescribed therapy. Buy at Nancy Pooler sells her homemade candles for $15, and all of the money goes to United Pentecostal Church in Verona. 3 comments

  12. W. Derek Russell: 'I'm certain this is how a Road Warrior a starteda 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 |

    Tupelo will now be divided into factions of loyalty and sympathizers. North and East.


  13. Green to seek fourth term as Lee County coronerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 |

    She has served nearly 11 years and plans to be at the Lee County Circuit Clerk's office at 8 a.m. on Jan. 5 to file her qualification papers as a Democrat. "I feel like this is what I was called to do," said Green. 1 comment

  14. Lee County superintendent to seek re-electionRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 |

    Candidates can begin filing qualifying papers on Monday, Jan. 5, and Weeks, of Mooreville, said he will do so. The deadline to qualify is Friday, Feb. 27. Weeks, 43, again will run as a Republican.


  15. New highway, Tupelo thoroughfare openedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 |

    Northeast Mississippi and Tupelo marked a banner year during 2014 with major highway and thoroughfare completions and openings after years of planning, design and construction. The Mississippi Department of Transportation opened the Mississippi Highway 6/U.S. 278 final four-lane link between Tupelo and Batesville July 24, a 10-mile, $68 million segment that provides a new routing of Mississippi Highway 6/U.S. 278, connecting with U.S. 45 at an interchange near the Tupelo-Verona city limits. 6 comments

  16. Car crashes into Costume WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 |

    Around 7:20 p.m. Monday, a Toyota Camry, traveling north, ran off-road, clipping the edge of the Money Now Cash Advance building and crashing into the south side of Costume World on Gloster Street at Crosstown. The name of the driver has not been released.


  17. Verona rezones for planned urban developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 |

    In a split vote this week, the Board of Alderman rezoned 16 acres of land between Mattox Road and Raymond Avenue. Developer Stewart Rutledge of Oxford plans to build single-family homes on the property and offer lease-purchase financing.


  18. Supervisors buy lot adjacent to AgricenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 |

    The Lee County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to acquire a piece of property adjacent to the Agricenter in Verona. The county will assume responsibility for the taxes - $1,019.41 - due on the parcel this February.


  19. United Furniture to expand in former Lane buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 |

    United Furniture Industries was the winning bidder for the former Lane Furniture Industries plant in Verona, and hopes to be building furniture inside the plant by next spring. United offered $1.45 million for the 475,000-square-foot facility, along with 90 acres in the Tupelo Lee Industrial Park South.


  20. Okolona teen charged with grand theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 |

    Aberdeen police made an arrest last weekend in connection to a stolen car case reported in Tupelo, which followed another case of a stolen vehicle from Aberdeen and recovered in Verona. Officers arrested Cornelius Bean, 17, of Okolona.


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