Archive | December, 2012

Top Biz Buzz posts of 2012

We’ve had a great year on Biz Buzz. Thanks for reading, sending in your tips and being interested in Northeast Mississippi’s business community. We enjoyed going back through the posts from the past year and reliving the coverage. These were posts that drew the most attention from you:

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Posted in Business news, Business newsmakers, Northeast Mississippi100 Comments

Top 10 business stories in Northeast Mississippi in 2012

The Northeast Mississippi business community had a robust year in 2012. Some of the news was good and some of it was not so good. We voted on what were thought were the top newsmakers in 2012.  The top 10 are posted below. Under those, you’ll find a list of the runners-up. PS – the […]

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Oishi restaurant now open in Tupelo

Oishi Japanese Express is now open in Tupelo. Today was the restaurant’s first day. It’s next to Kroger on Barnes Crossing (968 Barnes Crossing Road). Oishi, in our opinion, is the most casual Japanese restaurant so far in Tupelo – excluding the sushi counter inside Kroger at Crosstown. Oishi serves hibachi, sushi, fried rice, soup […]

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Posted in Business news, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo62 Comments

Cheapest gas: Sherman 12/28/12

Drumroll please for the last gas price post of 2013 …. Gas prices are creeping back up compared to last week’s numbers. The cheapest gas today in Northeast Mississippi is in Sherman, according a Daily Journal survey of stations. It’s $2.99 in Sherman right now. Most expensive: $3.17 in Oxford Reminder: This survey is designed […]

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Posted in Business news, Corinth, Gas prices, New Albany, Northeast Mississippi, Oxford, Tupelo476 Comments

Drive-by: Ex-Shoney’s building 12/28/12

The building renovations are coming along on the new Restaurant South building. The North Gloster building previously was Shoney’s. Blair Hughes, and her husband, Hamp, hope to open the restaurant in January or February (previous coverage). Blair will operate Restaurant South in addition to her current restaurant, Park Heights. As of today, the exterior has […]

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Posted in Business news, Construction, Drive-by Photos, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo92 Comments

Tupelo BBQ duel poster unveiled

The Don’t Be Cruel BBQ Duel is scheduled for March 15 and 16 in Fairpark. Look at this awesome poster we found for the event:

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Posted in Business news, Downtown Tupelo, Fairpark District, Food & Dining, Northeast Mississippi, tourism, Tupelo444 Comments

Inspections: Woody’s, Oishi & McDonald’s 12/20/12

Slow week for restaurant inspections in Lee County, but we’re betting the inspectors are off for the holidays. No new inspections this week, but a few new ones have been posted from last week. – The state Department of Health regularly inspects restaurants and food facilities. The facilities are graded from A to C. “A” […]

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Posted in Food & Dining, Northeast Mississippi, Restaurant inspections, Tupelo455 Comments

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