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Neon Pig’s Smash Burger named best burger in Mississippi

Thrillist discovered what many people in Tupelo and Northeast Mississippi have long known – the Neon Pig Cafe knows burgers.  In fact Thrillist, which proudly proclaims that it’s “obsessed with everything that’s worth caring about in food, drink and travel” picked Neon Pig’s Smash Burger as the Best Burger in Mississippi in its list of the “Best Burgers in […]

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TVA CEO Johnson highlights efforts, economic development impact

Tennessee Valley Authority CEO Bill Johnson is making a couple of stops in Tupelo today, bringing updates about the utility’s efforts to cut costs and to better serve the public. He also talked about the TVA’s economic development efforts. A few highlights of our interview with Johnson: In 2014 alone, TVA helped attract or maintain […]

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International tourists spent record $222 billion in U.S.

The folks at the Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Elvis Presley Birthplace will tell you just how important international tourists are to Tupelo.  According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, international visitors spent a record $222 billion last year. Tupelo only makes up a small share of that, of course,  but the visitors from the UK, […]

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Mall at Barnes Crossing, other businesses open

The meltdown (for snow, that is) has begun, and businesses are slowly getting back on track. Not everyone is open, and this isn’t meant to be a complete list, so feel free to post on here or let Biz Buzz know what’s open. From The Mall at Barnes Crossing we have this: The Mall at […]

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Toyota Mississippi first shift canceled; second shift to resume

Toyota Mississippi in Blue Springs has canceled the first shift for both production and administration, plant officials said. Skilled and facilities team members are asked to contact their supervisors for their start times. The second shift will resume normal operations.

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Anytime Fitness to expand; Starbucks to renovate in Tupelo

It’s going to be a busy time on West Main Street in Tupelo this year with two more expansions/renovations in the works, at Anytime Fitness and Starbucks. • Anytime Fitness, which recently renovated its interior and added on to its parking a few years back, is expanding. Plans show that the existing building, at 4,160 […]

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Lapels Dry Cleaning to open Tupelo location

A new “green” dry cleaning business is opening in Tupelo. Lapels Dry Cleaning, an headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, will open a store and plant at 367 N. Gloster Street in Tupelo on April 25 in the former Jim Bain’s Pharmacy location. It is the second Lapels in  Mississippi; a location in New Albany last summer […]

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