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Where to eat, where to shop on Thanksgiving 2015

Combining two lists, here’s some helpful information as you wonder where to eat and shop on Thanksgiving (and we’ve included some Black Friday shopping hours, too). It’s not a comprehensive list, but it’s a good start: WHERE TO EAT on THANKSGIVING Applebee’s, Tupelo: 4 p.m. Cravin’ Catfish, Sherman: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (free to those in need) […]

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Posted in Business news, Downtown Tupelo, Food & Dining, Mall At Barnes Crossing, Midtown District, Northeast Mississippi, Restaurants, Retail News, Tupelo0 Comments

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Foamcraft adding 40 jobs in Tupelo

Foamcraft, which makes polyurethane foam products, is expanding its  operations in Tupelo. The company is investing $1.34 million and will create 40 jobs, according to a press release. Foamcraft will expand into the 115,000-square-foot facility formerly occupied by Fibre Craft. The company also will continue to operate from its current 75,000-square-foot location located across from the Fibre […]

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Posted in Business news, Economic development, Employment and jobs, Furniture, Manufacturing, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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New restaurant – Gourmet Eatery – opening Wednesday

We don’t know too much about a new restaurant  in Tupelo – it’s called Gourmet Eatery & Bar  – but we do know it’s opening on Wednesday. Hours will be 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. It’s located at 205 N. Gloster Street at Crosstown, next to Cancun Mexican restaurant. And it’s a familiar location. Most […]

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

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Cooper Tire to work with Argentine tire company Fate

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has signed a letter of intent to work with Fate,  Argentina’s largest tire manufacturer and a global exporter. In the deal, Fate will become a distributor of Cooper-branded passenger, light truck and sport utility vehicle radial tires in Argentina to complement Fate’s existing product portfolio. According to a news release, “Over time, […]

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Posted in Automotive news, Business news, Cooper Tire, International, Manufacturing, National, Tupelo0 Comments

CFM will be flying a Jetstream 31/32 similar to this one.

Corporate Flight Management making pitch for air service today

Corporate Flight Management, one of four airlines bidding to provide air service in Tupelo, is presenting its case to the public TODAY at 11:30 a.m. (it was originally scheduled for 11 a.m, but had to be pushed back a bit). The company, based out of the middle Tennessee city of Smyrna, is flying one of […]

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Posted in Air service, Business news, National, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo, Tupelo Regional Airport0 Comments


Shopping hours list for Thanksgiving and Black Friday ’15

It’s almost here – the Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping crush. This is a running list of stores’ hours for those two days. We’ll update the list as we hear from retailers. Feel free to post your favorite stores’ hours, or email THANKSGIVING OPENINGS 6 a.m.: Kmart: (Black Friday specials start at 7 p.m.) 7 […]

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Posted in Business news, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo1 Comment

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Don’t forget about Downtown Tupelo’s ‘Win the Window’

Here’s a reminder about thatthe Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association‘s annual “Win the Window” promotion is underway. Sponsored by the DTMSA members, Win the Window is a Christmas promotion valued at more than $1,600 that encourages customers to shop and dine in downtown Tupelo during the holiday season. The Laher Law Firm window located at 207 W. Main Street in Downtown Tupelo is decorated with merchandise […]

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