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Tupelo chef shares plans about The Skillet restaurant

Daily Journal Food Editor Ginna Parsons caught up with Tupelo chef David Leathers, who updated her on his plans for The Skillet restaurant at the corner of Clayton Avenue and West Jackson Street. If you haven’t had a chance to pick up today’s paper, here’s a link to the story on the Daily Journal’s website. What […]

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Posted in Business news, Community development, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo1 Comment

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Kellex bringing 75 jobs to Tupelo

Officials from Ohio-based Kellex Seating, manufacturer of commercial upholstered seating, announce the company is expanding into Mississippi by locating operations in the former Tupelo Manufacturing facility in Tupelo. The project represents a $600,000 corporate investment and will create 75 jobs. “I appreciate the Kellex team for selecting Tupelo as their location to pursue new growth […]

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Posted in Business news, Economic development, Employment and jobs, Furniture, Manufacturing, Mississippi Development Authority, National, New business, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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Margarete’s Fine Chocolates mulling airport shop

Margarete’s Fine Chocolates is working out details with the Tupelo Airport Authority to open a small gift shop inside the terminal at the Tupelo Regional Airport. The space owner Henry Daniels is considering is next to the Budget and Hertz rental car spaces, and adjacent to the board room. The shop, which would be called […]

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Restaurant veteran opens Dark-n-Lovely’s Kitchen in Tupelo

Brenda Tynes has been a familiar face around the restaurant business in Tupelo. For the past 15 years, she’s been at O’Charley’s, but she recently opened her own restaurant, Dark-n-Lovely’s Kitchen at 2447 Eason Blvd., in Tupelo, across from Region III and Itawamba Community College.‘s Tupelo campus. It’s adjacent to the former Coley Equipment Company. […]

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AC’s Coffee soft opening under way at Midtown Pointe

Last month we told you about AC’s Coffee of New Albany opening in Midtown Pointe (the former Gloster Creek Village) in Tupelo. We’re happy to report it is now open in the food court of the center. Well, call it a soft-opening, as all the needed items haven’t quite made it to the store yet. […]

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Posted in Business news, Food & Dining, Midtown District, Midtown Pointe, New Albany, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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Second Walmart Neighborhood Market site for Tupelo picked

The second of three proposed Walmart Neighborhood Markets in Tupelo has its location.  Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has selected the strategic intersection of McCullough Boulevard and West Barnes Crossing Road for its second location. The official address is 2990 McCullough Boulevard, which belongs to Mossy Oak Properties. The going price for the acreage there is $3.456 million according […]

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Bim Bam Burgers & Wings will open in the former Atlanta Bread Company building near Crosstown in Tupelo.

Bim Bam Burgers & Wings hopes to open in Tupelo by May 2

Bim Bam Burgers & Wings, which is moving into the former Atlanta Bread Company building on South Gloster Street in Tupelo, could be open in time for the much-anticipated and epic Mayweather-Pacquiao fight on May 2. That, according to Bim Bam owner Tony Barragan, who was meeting with a city inspector earlier today. He’s received a temporary […]

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