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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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Tickets still available for Tupelo’s Wine Downtown

The sixth Wine Downtown in Tupelo is Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and a limited number of tickets still are available. Twelve businesses are participating in the event, which is sponsored by Trustmark Bank  – About the South, The Caron Gallery, Farmhouse, Kirksey Brothers Furniture, MLM Clothiers, Reed’s Gumtree Gift shop, Reed’s Ladies Department, Rumor […]

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Posted in Community development, Downtown Tupelo, Fairpark District, Tupelo0 Comments


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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Wilson named vice president of chamber of commerce for CDF

Judd Wilson has been named vice president of the Chamber of Commerce for the Community Development Foundation. He has been the CDF’s director of small business development for the Renasant Center for IDEAs since October 2012. He will continue in that position as well In his new role, he’ll lead the chamber division in the recruitment and […]

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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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Posted in Business news, New business, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo, Tupelo Regional Airport0 Comments

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Paul Thorn, Sara Evans to headline Elvis Festival entertainment

Paul Thorn and Sara Evans will be the headline acts at the 17th annual Tupelo Elvis Festival June 4-7 in downtown Tupelo The lineup for Friday, June 5 has Memphis Jones as the opening act, followed by Thorn. On Saturday, June 6, the opener is Charlie Worsham, followed by Evans. The Fairpark stage will kick each night off with an Elvis […]

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Posted in Business news, Elvis Presley, Northeast Mississippi, tourism, Tupelo, Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau, Tupelo Elvis Festival0 Comments

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United Furniture returning to Tupelo Furniture Market

According to Furniture Today, United Furniture Industries, is returning to the Tupelo Furniture Market and has signed a three-year lease on a 17,000-square foot showroom.  “We feel the Tupelo Furniture Market is a very viable market and a crucial market in our long-term marketing strategy of servicing our Southeast and Midwest customer base,” said Jay Quimby, […]

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Posted in Business news, Furniture, Manufacturing, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo, Tupelo Furniture Market0 Comments

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