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It’s official: Taziki’s opening in Tupelo Tuesday, May 26

This is old news for y’all following Biz Buzz as we mentioned it three weeks ago, but Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe has officially announced its Tupelo store is indeed opening next Tuesday. Here’s the press release from the Birmingham-based chain: Taziki’s Mediterranean Café will open its first location in Mississippi on Tuesday, May 26, in the Kings Crossing […]

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Construction workers with Prairie Construction work on the sidewalk expansion along East Main Street leading to the Elvis Presley birthplace last October. The next phase of work begins Tuesday.

Elvis Presley trail roadwork will shift traffic in downtown Tupelo

The second phase of a multi-million project connecting downtown Tupelo to the Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum kicks in next Tuesday. Construction will begin on Main Street between Green Street and Broadway Street on Tuesday, with traffic shifting to one side of the street. Street parking will not be accessible, but the public parking lot on the […]

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Posted in Business news, Downtown Tupelo, Elvis Presley, Elvis Presley Birthplace, Fairpark District, Northeast Mississippi, tourism, Tupelo0 Comments

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Lane Furniture parent company replaces CEO

According to the Winston-Salem Journal of North Carolina, Heritage Home Group has replaced its chief executive officer, Ira Glazer. HHG is the parent company of Lane Furniture Industries, which employs several hundred at its lone remaining plant in Belden. HHG shuttered its Saltillo plant last March, laying off 480 workers. Heritage Home Group replaced what had been […]

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Posted in Business news, Furniture, Furniture Brands International, Heritage Home Group, Manufacturing, National, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo2 Comments

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Mall at Barnes Crossing interior renovation planned

Plans have been submitted to the city’s Development Services for a major renovation of the interior at The Mall at Barnes Crossing.  Included in the work will be retiling of the shopping center’s floors, which are the original floor dating back to 1990. An even bigger project at the mall involves a redo of the […]

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On the menu: Food inspections report for 5.15.15

This week’s report shows a mostly good showing for area restaurants, schools and other food-serving facilities. We did have a “C” report from Calhoun City. The Family Spot got gigged for not having adequate hand washing facilities supplied and accessible. That was it. The state Department of Health regularly inspects restaurants and food facilities. These […]

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Winner, winner, chicken dinner: New Albany getting two new restaurants

Ya like chicken? New Albany is about to get its fill per our colleagues at the New Albany Gazette: Two new restaurants that specialize in chicken are planning to open locations in New Albany. Popeyes Louisiana Chicken and Zaxby’s have filed site plans with the city. Work already has begun on the Popeyes, which will be […]

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Renovated O’Charley’s in Tupelo to reopen on Friday

You may have noticed that the O’Charley’s in Tupelo has been closed this week. Well, that’s because it’s being renovated, a project Biz Buzz first told you about back in June 2013. It’s taken a while, but here we are.  According to O’Charley’s corporate office, the Tupelo location  is among several restaurants nationwide to undergo “a […]

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