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Taco Bell to build new Tupelo location; Booneville to open in November

Taco Bell is building another location in Tupelo, and work will begin once a new restaurant in Booneville is built. Franchise owner Phil Little, who has Taco Bell locations in Corinth, Tupelo and New Albany, confirmed that a deal to purchase land on West Main Street in Tupelo was finalized Friday, with Clay Short of TRI Inc.’s, commercial realty arm. […]

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

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Site plan updated for Walmart Neighborhood Market on South Gloster

An updated site plan has been submitted for the Walmart Neighborhood Market on South Gloster Street near Crosstown. As previously reported, it will be built between Bim Bam Burgers & Wings and The Imaging Center. The 42,619-square-foot store will also have a fuel center in front of the store. Still no word on when the […]

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Academy Sports, now employing 100, opening July 3 in Tupelo

Academy Sports is having its soft opening in Tupelo on July 3, and the store has already hired 100 employees. Store director Michael Horne said applications still are being accepted; however, applicants need to go online at the Academy Sports website. “There’s a lot of excitement,” Horne said, when asked about the feedback he and employees […]

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

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BankPlus opening location in Tupelo

Belzoni-based BankPlus is opening a location in downtown Tupelo. It has leased space at 108 N. Broadway Street. A company spokesman said more details on the office will be revealed in coming weeks. However, a LinkedIn profile of former BancorpSouth executive Brent Waldrop reveals that he is the “Tupelo banking center” president for BankPlus. It will […]

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Posted in Banking & Finance, Business news, Downtown Tupelo, New business, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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Zaxby’s eyeing Tupelo after New Albany opening

Zaxby’s, which plans to open a location in New Albany by November, has Tupelo in its sights for a location. But it’s going to take a little while. Franchisee Tom Scott has 15 Zaxby’s locations, with licenses stretching from Memphis to Hernando, Batesville and Oxford. The natural extension for his company was New Albany, with Tupelo next, he said. […]

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Haute Diggity Dog food cart start of new chapter for owner

A nice story in today’s Daily Journal from the newest member of the staff, Emma Crawford: She has a story about Shannon Nelson, who’s opened a hot dog cart called Haute Diggity Dog. Here’s an excerpt: The April 28, 2014, tornado that struck Tupelo destroyed several rooms of Shannon Nelson’s home, an uncle’s house she and her […]

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Downtown Wine & Spirits now open in Tupelo

A new business has opened at 122 W. Main Street in downtown Tupelo – Downtown Wine & Spirits. It’s located next to About the South, in what was the former home of The Caron Gallery, which moved a few doors down last year. Downtown Wine & Spirits is owned by Cameron Phillips. A ribbon-cutting will be […]

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