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Roxul opening 600K-square-foot Byhalia facility Sept. 24

Roxul is officially opening its 600,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Byhalia next Wednesday. Roxul Inc. is based in Canada and is a subsidiary of Rockwool International, based in Denmark. The company makes insulation from natural stone and recycled content. The Marshall County facility is its first in the U.S. Roxul Inc. makes stone wool insulation from natural stone and […]

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Posted in Business news, Economic development, International, Manufacturing, Mississippi Development Authority, National, New business, Northeast Mississippi0 Comments

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More about proposed The Skillet restaurant

If you haven’t heard,  a restaurant and offices will replace what has been an apartment building at the corner of West Jackson Street and Clayton Avenue in Tupelo (click here for the story). The Skillet is the name of the restaurant, the brainchild of  chef David Leathers.  From the story: Leathers sees casual dining with upscale food. … The restaurant […]

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Posted in Business news, Economic development, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

The former home of The Bakery, and most recently, Ole State Grill, will be the home of Gabriel's on Gloster.

Plate it up: Gabriel’s on Gloster to open next month

It’s been the location of several restaurants over the years, most recently Ole State Grill. Before that it was The Bakery. Now, the building at 7041 N. Gloster Street, Suite B is going to be the home of Gabriel’s on Gloster. Owner Ren Lawson  says the restaurant will serve “upscale pub food with Southern flair.” […]

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Posted in Business news, Drive-by Photos, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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GreenTech Automotive finishes Tunica production facility

GreenTech Automotive announced  today it has finished construction on its production plant in Tunica.  Here’s the company’s press release: GreenTech Automotive (GTA) a U.S. automotive manufacturer dedicated to developing and producing environmentally friendly, energy-efficient vehicles, announced today that construction is complete on its new production facility in Tunica, Miss. “GTA has made significant progress toward […]

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Here's an illustration of what Mugshots will look like in Tupelo.

Mugshots breaks ground, to open in March or April

As Biz Buzz first told you earlier this week, Mugshots Grill & Bar is coming to Tupelo. Officials with the company, joined by city and county leaders and other guests, broke ground on the 7,800-square-foot restaurant this morning. The restaurant will seat about 210 people, with outside seating for about 60. Franchise owner Johnny Robbins […]

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

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UPDATE: Mugshots to open in Tupelo in spring 2015

UPDATE 8.20.14: Mugshots will open next spring, the company said. ———– ORIGINAL POST: The long-awaited Mugshots Grill and Bar is going to be built in Tupelo. A groundbreaking is scheduled for Friday at 11 a.m. at the corner of Monagahn and East Main Street in the Fairpark District. We don’t have the full details yet, […]

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Posted in Business news, Community Development Foundation, Downtown Tupelo, Fairpark District, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

Here's the front counter of Five Guys in Tupelo.

UPDATE: Five Guys opening pushed back to Tuesday

FRIDAY UPDATE: We’ve been told by the Five Guys folks that the Tupelo store will open TUESDAY instead of Monday as previously posted earlier this week. The headline of the post has been changed to reflect the change. The original post is below. ———————– Biz Buzz stopped by Five Guys Burgers and Fries in Tupelo […]

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