Archive | November, 2012

Cheapest gas: Corinth 11/30/12

Cheapest gas today in Northeast Mississippi is in Corinth, according to a Daily Journal survey. You can find a gallon of regular gas in Corinth today for $3.05. Most expensive: Amory and Starkville $3.23 Reminder: This survey is designed to find the cheapest gas. The cities with the “most expensive” title are the ones that […]

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Posted in Business news, Corinth, Gas prices, New Albany, Northeast Mississippi, Oxford, Tupelo0 Comments

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Saturday event schedule for downtown Tupelo

Downtown Tupelo will be full of the holiday spirit Saturday. Guide to events for the day: 6:30 a.m.  The Kiwanis Club has its annual pancake breakfast at First United Methodist Church,  412 W. Main St. Tickets are $5 at the door or available from Kiwanians in advance. Ends at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds go to local […]

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Posted in BancorpSouth Conference Center, Business news, Business newsmakers, Downtown Tupelo, Fairpark District, Mall At Barnes Crossing, Northeast Mississippi, tourism, Tupelo1 Comment

Inspections: Burger King, Pizza Factory 11/29/12

Only one new Lee County restaurant inspection is posted this week on A few more reports were added/updated since last week’s post (read it) so we’ve also posted all new inspection info since Nov. 16 to catch up. Click here to read previous reports from MSDH. — The state Department of Health regularly inspects restaurants […]

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Posted in Business news, Food & Dining, Northeast Mississippi, Restaurant inspections, Tupelo101 Comments

Starbucks unveils $7 cup of coffee

Alas, coffee drinkers, you won’t be able to sample this pricey cuppa joe in Tupelo.  The Starbucks location on West Main this morning confirmed it doesn’t carry the beans. But, Cafe 212 co-owner Amanda Hayden tells us she’ll  be happy to fancy up a large $2 coffee and stick a $7 price tag on it […]

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Posted in Business news, Food & Dining, National, Tupelo63 Comments

Simply Sweet by Margarete now open

Simply Sweet by Margarete‘s pastries and chocolates shop is now open. We dropped by and picked up a sampling of muffins, along with a fresh baguette hot out of the oven. You’ll find assorted chocolates, along with what Margarete calls old world bread, pastries, pies and cakes. The first customers this morning also bought some […]

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Posted in Business news, Food & Dining, New business, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo487 Comments

FedEx expects busiest day to be Dec. 10

Interesting news about the shipping company up the road.  From Marketwatch (full text): NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — FedEx expects the busiest package delivery day in its history on Dec. 10, when holiday gift-giving ramps up in the face of brisk online shopping. FedEx is forecasting 19 million deliveries in its worldwide network on Dec. 10, up […]

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Bill would donate forgotten airport clothes to vets

From (full text): Clothing left behind at airport security checkpoints would be turned over for distribution to homeless veterans under a bill  the House passed Tuesday. Under the Clothe a Homeless Hero Act, the Transportation Security Administration and Veterans Affairs Department would partner with local veterans organizations and charities to distribute abandoned clothing to homeless veterans and […]

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Posted in Business news, National, Tupelo Regional Airport54 Comments

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