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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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New retail center planned for West Main Street… take a close look

  UPDATE 7.28.14: We got a reply over the weekend from Krispy Kreme’s corporate office, and the comment was: “Unfortunately it is still too early to confirm or discuss those plans.” A few months back, the company said it showed no plans for Tupelo. Sounds like a change in tone to me… ORIGINAL POST BELOW: […]

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Brooks Grocery to open in Tupelo next spring, employ 65-75

Brooks Grocery is opening a 27,000-square-foot full-line supermarket next spring in west Tupelo. The store, to be located on a 3.5-acre parcel at the intersection of Coley Road and West Jackson Extended, is a multimillion-dollar project that will employ 65-75 people. Along with fresh produce and fruit and a meat and seafood market, it also will have a […]

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‘Special retail announcement’ planned Thursday in Tupelo

Some intriguing information here, as the Community Development Foundation sent out a press release that said it would have a “special retail announcement” at 10 a.m. Thursday at the corner of West Jackson Street Extended and Coley Road. If you’re wondering where that’s at, it’s at the junction of the Tupelo Furniture Market, the Tupelo […]

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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tupelo set to open next week

Construction began in early June of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tupelo, and the interior of the restaurant is all but finished. Today, Biz Buzz dropped by the place in its location in The Shops at Barnes Crossing (the retail center that’s home to Margaritas Mexican Grill, Bed Bath & Beyond, Dollar Tree and David’s Bridal) to […]

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New Albany coach, former Rebels’ star Stroud opens business

Former Ole Miss basketball star John Stroud, who now coaches the New Albany basketball team, recently opened a new Lapels Dry Cleaning franchise in the city. It’s the first Lapels in Mississippi. Here’s a press release: As a professional basketball player and now coach of the high school squad in New Albany, John Stroud knows a thing […]

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Five Guys Burgers and Fries looks at August opening

Just in time as kids head back to school, Five Guys Burgers & Fries in Tupelo is expected to open Aug. 4. That’s the same day that schools in Tupelo and Lee County open. Hmmm… a nice happy for parents that day? Biz Buzz dropped by to take some photos of the place to give you […]

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