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Work is still going on inside the restaurant to get it open in three weeks.

Super Hibachi Buffet looks to open Nov. 10

It’s been a couple of months since Biz Buzz last dropped in on the Super Hibachi Buffet going into the former Barnhill’s. The restaurant owners had planned to open this month, but more extensive work was needed – imagine that – to get it in shape to become a new restaurant. So, it looks like […]

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IDK is expected to open Nov. 1, the restaurant owners said. It's located at 205 N. Gloster Street in Tupelo, near Crosstown.

New restaurant, IDK, to open in former Gloster 205/JP’s/Martini’s

The building at 205 N. Gloster Street in Tupelo has been high-profile location over the years, and it’s also been the home of several restaurants. Most recently, it was Martini’s & Music, which closed in August, and before that it was JP’s Funky Little Shack. For years before that, though it was Gloster 205, and then […]

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CarMax to open Tupelo store next week

CarMax is set to open its Tupelo location next week, the company confirmed today.  A soft opening is planned Wednesday, Oct. 9 for the used car giant, which has more than 120 stores nationwide. It will be the second CarMax store in the state; the other location is in Jackson. The Tupelo store – located […]

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ICYMI: Walmart Neighborhood Markets opening across region

In case you missed it in today’s Daily Journal, here’s my follow-up story to the efforts of Tupelo First to halt the encroachment of Walmart Neighborhood Markets into Tupelo (click here for that story) from Wednesday. Here’s today’s story, with comments from Walmart:  Some Tupelo businesses and residents aren’t too thrilled about the possibility of Wal-Mart Stores […]

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Dessert and coffee cafe, restaurant coming to downtown Tupelo

Biz Buzz has a two-for-one post for you today. First, there’s a dessert and coffee cafe opening soon in downtown Tupelo. Then, the second bit of news is that an old spot near the Lee County Justice Center on Spring Street will be the new home of a restaurant that opened last year and went through […]

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Mantachie Walmart Neighborhood Market now hiring

Walmart will hire about 30 employees for its new Walmart Neighborhood Market that’s scheduled to open this winter in Mantachie.  A temporary hiring kiosk has opened in the Walmart Supercenter at 3929 N. Gloster Street in Tupelo. Store manager Brandon Williams will hire full- and part-time associates. Most will begin work next month. Applications will be accepted 24 […]

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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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