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Wingstop ‘pumped up and ready to go’ for reopening today

After nearly a month of making a few repairs and other fixes, Wingstop in Tupelo reopens today at 11 a.m.. “We’re pumped up and ready to go,” said owner Tanner Berryhill. After opening June 11, Wingstop closed temporarily last month, citing construction issues. A sign posted on the door after it closed said, “it is […]

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SeaPort Airlines to begin service in Tupelo as early as October

As expected, the U.S. Department of Transportation has selected SeaPort Airlines to provide air service for Tupelo. SeaPort begins its two-year contract once it determines when to launch its service in Tupelo. Officials hope it can begin in October, but details still are being worked out between between SeaPort , outgoing provider Silver Airways, Tupelo Regional Airport and the […]

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Beer puts people to work, industry study shows

A new analysis from the Beer Institute shows that for every job inside a brewery, another 45 jobs are supported outside of the brewery. These jobs include farmers to factory workers, and truck drivers to tavern owners. “Today we toast to the industry’s 2 million men and women who make it possible for Americans to enjoy their favorite […]

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Off the menu: Arby’s now selling $10 “Meat Mountain”

From the Washington Post comes this story about a new item from Arby’s  that came about not from design, but by circumstance. Arby’s made a poster showing a tall stack of every meat on the menu to show people the restaurant serves more than roast beef. Then people started asking for it. Highlights from the story: […]

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Travelers to hit the road for Labor Day, face cheaper gas prices

According to AAA, 34.7 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holidayweekend. Nearly 86 percent of travelers (29.7 million) will celebrate the holiday with a final road trip before summer officially comes to a close. Meanwhile, travelers hitting the road will be paying less at the pump, as […]

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Pig-out pricing: Bacon prices are sizzling

Yeah, who doesn’t like bacon?  Bacon sales in the U.S. rose 9.5 percent to $4 billion last year.  Some of that increase is no doubt due to the rising cost of pork. Bacon has risen more than three times the rate of inflation since 2008, thanks in no small part to higher feed prices and […]

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Here's an illustration of what Mugshots will look like in Tupelo.

Mugshots breaks ground, to open in March or April

As Biz Buzz first told you earlier this week, Mugshots Grill & Bar is coming to Tupelo. Officials with the company, joined by city and county leaders and other guests, broke ground on the 7,800-square-foot restaurant this morning. The restaurant will seat about 210 people, with outside seating for about 60. Franchise owner Johnny Robbins […]

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