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Five Guys in Tupelo ‘looking good’ for opening

There have been a flurry of restaurant openings and announcements in Tupelo recently, but few have garnered more interest than Five Guys Burgers and Fries. The restaurant, located in the King’s Crossing shopping center, is a little more than a week away from opening. Earlier this month, officials said they hoped to open the 2,400-square-foot restaurant […]

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Quick bite: Land’s Sweet Creations in Tupelo

Tupelo’s newest bake shop, Land’s Sweet Creations, had a ribbon cutting last week. The shop, located at 1506 W. Main Street (next to Todd’s Big Star and Tupelo Tint) specializes in custom-designed 3-D cakes and cupcakes. Owner Lionel Land said the bakery is the culmination of a dream he’s had since 9th grade, when he […]

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Tupelo Main Street launches new website

The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association announced this morning that it  is ” excited to launch their newly branded website at www.tupelomainstreet.com. “This site is devoted to promoting our members and your Downtown Tupelo,” the association said. “We hope this is a useful guide for our community and visitors as they Shop, Dine, Play and Stay […]

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What to know about the new CashSaver grocery store in Tupelo

You’ve probably seen the ads in the paper and on TV: A CashSaver grocery store is coming to Tupelo.  Many of you have figured out where it’s going, but in case you didn’t, it’s going to be where Kilgore’s Supermarket is now. You’ll remember that Kilgore’s was bought by Food Giant last year, and in January, […]

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Wingstop in Tupelo closed for repair, to reopen in three weeks

A little more than six weeks after opening, Wingstop in Tupelo has closed temporarily.  A sign on the door says, “it is with our most sincere apologies that we inform you that we will be closing in order to repair some aspects of our building that arose since our opening. We appreciate your patronage and look […]

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OPINION: Besides Target, Tupelo could use a water park

In Sunday’s Daily Journal, my column, “Besides Target, we could use a water park” generated some views and ideas. In case you missed it, here’s an excerpt: On Facebook last week there was a post reminiscing the good old days when Tupelo had a water park of some kind. Tupelo natives – of which I […]

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MDOT study: State airports generate $2.5B in economic activity

Mississippi’s airports generate more than $2.5 billion in economic impact, according to  the Mississippi Department of Transportation.  More in its news release: According to a recent study by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), the state’s 73 airports generate more than $2.5 billion annually in economic activity, provide vital connectivity links enabling businesses to function […]

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