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Kay and Buddy Bain exhibit opens at Tupelo CVB

At the Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau, an exhibit opened today, highlighting Kay and Buddy Bain‘s extensive music career, which took them to the Grand Ole Opry several times, as well as an appearance on “Hee Haw.”  “Kay and Buddy were pioneers in the music industry,” said CVB Executive Director Neal McCoy. “We’ve been blessed to have […]

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Tupelo CVB needs restaurants, hotels, attractions to update their info

The Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau is updating the list of restaurants, hotels and attractions on its website. So, the CVB needs those businesses to review their information and send any updates to deputy director Stephanie Coomer at scoomer@tupelo.net. The information is needed by the end of the business day on Thursday, July 10. The […]

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Southern Living’s 10 reasons to visit Tupelo

Southern Living‘s Erin Shaw Street wrote the “10 Reasons to Visit Tupelo Now,” and if you haven’t read it, you should. The 10 reasons are places she visited – restaurants and stores dominate the list, and we know them all well. And, of course, Elvis’ birthplace is on it. We’ll give Southern Living and Ms. Street […]

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Creative economy topic at Mississippi Hills Alliance meeting Tuesday

The Mississippi Hills Heritage Area Alliance (MHHAA) will hold its quarterly board of directors meeting on Tuesday in Tupelo at the Mississippi Hills Exhibit Center inside the Renasant Center for IDEAs. The meeting begins at 10:30 am and is open to the public.  Natchez Trace Parkway Superintendent Mary Risser will meet with the group for the […]

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Don’t forget – it’s Food Truck-Apalooza today

It’s usually Food Truck Friday in Fairpark, but today it’s kicked up a notch.  Today is the long-awaited Food Truck-Apalooza! As a reminder, it’s in the parking lot of the Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau,  rain or shine. All three food trucks – Local Mobile, Memphis Style BBQ on Wheels and Two Dudes Mexican Foods– will be there, along with additional vendors, […]

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Bids opened for Elvis Presley trail work in Tupelo

As the annual Tupelo Elvis Festival gets set to start tonight, a project connected to the King’s birthplace took an important step today. Two bids were submitted to work on the Elvis Presley Birthplace Trail: Century Construction: $12,362,726.74 Key LLC: $11,528,115.04 The next step is for the bids to be reviewed by the Major Thoroughfare Committee, the City […]

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Tupelo Food Truck-Apalooza set for June 6, rain or shine

I just got back from a short trip out of town, and I’m catching up on Biz Buzz-worthy events.  This morning, we have this: The rescheduled Food Truck-Apalooza is back on! It’s set for next Friday,  June 6, in the parking lot of the Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau,  rain or shine. All three food […]

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