TUPELO • When newly minted Northern District Transportation Commissioner John Caldwell begins to plot out the future of Northeast Mississippi’s infrastructure system, he’s going to face one recurring problem that plagued his predecessor the past eight years – funding constraints.
Q. My wife and I made a resolution this year to pay off $20,000 in credit card debt we’ve accumulated. I want us to follow your plan, and live on a really tight budget. She wants us to use a debt consolidation company, like some of her friends have done. I’m really against her idea, but how …
TUPELO • Nathan and Chelsea Chapman have been in the fitness industry for years on a personal level, and they’d always had dreams of opening their own business.
TUPELO • The Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Banquet celebrated the continued efforts to keep Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of social justice and equality alive by recognizing the achievements of two local community leaders.
TUPELO - In conjunction with the Martin Luther King Jr. Day "Shine A Light" program, there will be a book drive Sunday at Tupelo Middle School from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann named 19 public school leaders from across the state of Mississippi to an Administrator Advisory Council on Friday.
Aniah Echols, an offensive lineman at Oxford Middle School, received the surprise of a lifetime on Good Morning America (GMA) Friday.
TUPELO • The Rev. Robert Jones and Matt Watroba have spent their careers as musicians exploring the roots of America’s music. This week, they shared that knowledge with students in the Tupelo Public School District.
TUPELO - Nearly 1,000 area youth will kick off the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration with a variety of talent performances by local choirs, drill, drama and praise teams.
TUPELO • Area youth were able to showcase their talents Friday at Apollo Night, kicking off the first of four events planned by the Committee for King to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weekend.
House Speaker Philip Gunn says PERS regulation conflicts with state law and that he also opposes it because the legislators will be drawing two checks from the state. But one lawmaker says the speaker is trying to block them from serving because Democrat Jim Hood issued the ruling
The post Four freshmen lawmakers say speaker wants them to give up retirement pay or resign appeared first on Mississippi Today.
TUPELO – A sold-out crowd of 720 community leaders from all over Mississippi and parts of Alabama, Tennessee and Texas gathered at The Orchard to attend the Community Development Foundation’s one-day leadership conference, IGNITE.
TUPELO • An unloaded handgun was discovered in a student's possession at Lawndale Elementary School on Thursday, Tupelo Public School District said in a statement.
TUPELO • Lee County School District’s teacher and administrator of the year were announced at the Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday night.
OAKLAND • Ajinomoto Foods North America is investing $27.3 million in a project to increase capacity in Oakland. The company also is adding 15 jobs, bringing the total to 450 at the plant.
TUPELO • A new lawsuit against the Tupelo Police Department by a former employee alleges a “culture of illicit sexual relationships” and harassment within the department.
JACKSON• The Board of Trustees for the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning pulled an item from the agenda that would have considered relocating the University of Mississippi’s Confederate monument at its monthly board meeting on Thursday morning.
TUPELO - A $25,000 donation from BancorpSouth Bank that helped fund the Salvation Army’s new homeless shelter will be recognized with a check presentation at 11 a.m. Friday at the Salvation Army at 527 Carnation St., according to a press release from the Salvation Army Alabama, Louisiana, Mi…
TUPELO • The chairman of the Lee County Democratic Party was arrested early Tuesday morning at his house and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
TUPELO - The Tupelo-Lee County Chapter of Mission Mississippi will hold it's Monthly Prayer Breakfast at 7 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, 300 N. Church St., Tupelo. The public is invited to attend.
TUPELO • In December 2011, Robert Irvine and his staff from “Restaurant: Impossible” spent two days and $10,000 revamping Woody’s restaurant in Tupelo.
Navistar Defense on Monday said it had acquired its assembly plant in West Point for an undisclosed amount. The company has leased the facility from Babcock and Wilcox since 2006.