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

OPINION: Besides Target, Tupelo could use a water park

In Sunday’s Daily Journal, my column, “Besides Target, we could use a water park” generated some views and ideas. In case you missed it, here’s an excerpt: On Facebook last week there was a post reminiscing the good old days when Tupelo had a water park of some kind. Tupelo natives – of which I […]

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State manufacturing group hosting reception at Tupelo Furniture Market

The MMA – the Mississippi Manufacturers Association, not mixed martial arts – will host a reception for furniture industry manufacturers and suppliers prior to the official start of the fall Tupelo Furniture Market in a couple of weeks. Here’s a press release describing the event: The Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA) recently confirmed that it will […]

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Posted in Business news, Furniture, Manufacturing, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo, Tupelo Furniture Market2 Comments

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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Posted in Business news, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo2 Comments

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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Posted in Business news, New business, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo5 Comments

‘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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Posted in Business news, New business, Retail News, Tupelo2 Comments

Barnes Crossing Business District aims to attract more shoppers

With more than 3 million square feet of commercial real estate encompassing nine major shopping centers, dozens of restaurants and more than 200 retailers and restaurants, the Barnes Crossing area on North Gloster Street in Tupelo still has room to grow. At least, that’s what businesses in the busy shopping corridor say, as they begin […]

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Posted in Business news, Mall At Barnes Crossing, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, tourism, Tupelo1 Comment

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