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Neon Pig’s Smash burger named one of country’s top 33 burgers

Thrillist.com, which earlier this year named Neon Pig‘s Smash burger the best burger in Mississippi, has named it one of the 33 best IN THE COUNTRY.  Click here for a link to the full story. And  now you can have it named the best in the country, by clicking on this link. Votes must be in by […]

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Posted in Business news, Food & Dining, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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Inspection reports 07.24.15: A (relatively) clean bill of health

Breathe a sigh of relief this week, folks, as nobody got a “C” on an inspection report this week. One of those “C” restaurants from last week’s report, Great Wall in Starkville, got a “B” on a follow-up inspection this time. As a reminder, even if a facility scores perfectly on a follow-up visit, the highest […]

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Panda Express slated to open in Tupelo in mid-October

Work has moved along nicely at the Panda Express site on North Gloster Street in Tupelo, and the restaurant could be open in a couple of months. The company said today its tentative plans are to open in mid-October, “but the date may change.” Panda hires 12 – 15 people for its restaurants, and  applicants can visit the company […]

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Posted in Business news, Drive-by Photos, Employment and jobs, Food & Dining, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo, TVA0 Comments

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Mueller investing nearly $60 million to modernize Fulton facility

Mueller Industries, which has been a fixture in Itawamba County for 43 years, is in the midst of a nearly $60 million renovation of its Fulton facility. The Mueller facility began as one mill but has grown to two mills. It makes copper tubes, copper tube fittings and line sets for the plumbing and air conditioning industries. […]

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Posted in Business news, Community development, Economic development, Employment and jobs, Fulton, International, Manufacturing, National, Northeast Mississippi0 Comments

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Market Center retail development plans moving ahead

A year ago, everyone in west Tupelo got excited about a new retail center that would have been anchored by  Brooks Grocery store. But alas, those plans were shelved with news that Wal-Mart was looking to build as many as three of its Walmart Neighborhood Markets in the city, including one at the McCullough Boulevard-West […]

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Posted in Business news, New business, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo, Tupelo Furniture Market0 Comments

This site between Fairfield Inn and BNA Bank (in the background) could be home to another hotel in Tupelo.

Site work on Tom Watson Drive could be for another hotel

If you’ve driven on Tom Watson Drive lately, you no doubt noticed a lot of dirt is being moved on a patch of land between BNA Bank and the Fairfield Inn & Suites. The prep work is for what may be another hotel, but there have been no official permits filed with the city yet. There’s been […]

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Posted in Business news, Drive-by Photos, Midtown District, New business, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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Krumbs Homestyle Cooking pushes opening back a week

Krumbs Homestyle Cooking had originally planned to open in downtown Tupelo today, but owners Carl and Alexis Johnson are going to wait another week.. “We wanted to ensure we opened correctly and pushed the date to the 28th,” Carl said. Here’s a link to the story we had about the restaurant from a couple of weeks […]

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Posted in Business news, Downtown Tupelo, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments


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