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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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Posted in Business news, Community development, Economic development, Employment and jobs, National, New business, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo0 Comments

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

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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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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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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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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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