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Joshua Simpson no longer exec chef at Hilton Garden Inn

The BancorpSouth Arena this week took over operations of the BancorpSouth Conference Center (previous coverage). After playing phone tag all week with Shari Long Neely, we finally talked yesterday. Neely oversaw the operations of the conference center since it opened. What we learned (accurate as of yesterday): • Neely remains director of sales for HGI/Master […]

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Live at Tupelo Coliseum Commission mtg (1/9/13)

We’re live at the Tupelo Coliseum Commission meeting. The board members meet inside the BancorpSouth Arena. The commission members govern the operations of the arena. The meeting is slated to start at 4:30 p.m. The board is expected to vote on the new management contract for the BancorpSouth Conference Center (previous coverage). The Tupelo Redevelopment […]

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Posted in BancorpSouth Conference Center, Business news, Business newsmakers, Downtown Tupelo, Fairpark District, Tupelo, Tupelo Redevelopment Agency9 Comments

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BancorpSouth Arena to take over conference center operations

The BancorpSouth Arena is on track to absorb operations of the BancorpSouth Conference Center. The Tupelo Redevelopment Agency on Tuesday (previous coverage) ended its contract with Master Hospitality Development Services, which has been leasing the conference center from the city and overseeing operations at the facility. Master Hospitality owns the Hilton Garden Inn location in […]

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Posted in BancorpSouth Conference Center, Business news, Business newsmakers, Downtown Tupelo, Fairpark District, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo, Tupelo Redevelopment Agency68 Comments

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Live at TRA (Fairpark) board mtg 1/8/13

We’re live at the Tupelo Redevelopment Agency board meeting. The board governs the development of Fairpark and meets inside the Downtown Tupelo Main Street office.   The meeting is slated to start at 4 p.m. Maybe we’ll find out today the topics of the recent executive sessions. Today’s agenda: executive session for potential lease negotiation […]

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Posted in BancorpSouth Conference Center, Business news, Business newsmakers, Downtown Tupelo, Fairpark District, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo, Tupelo Redevelopment Agency12 Comments

Live from the TRA (Fairpark) mtg 12/18/12

We’re live from the Tupelo Redevelopment Agency meeting. The board is inside the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association office.  The meeting is slated to start at 3 p.m. Agenda: executive session for potential lease negotiation.  Disclaimer: I’m typing as people are talking. There may be typos. People also have a tendency to talk at the […]

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Posted in Business news, Business newsmakers, Downtown Tupelo, Fairpark District, Tupelo Redevelopment Agency2 Comments

Fairpark board sells land to Mugshots franchisee

Fairpark developers Friday sold their first piece of property in three years.  The board of the Tupelo Redevelopment Agency voted in a special-called meeting to sell a lot on Main Street to Slow’s Eateries for $220,000. Johnny Robbins, of Papa V’s, and his brother, Ben, own Slow’s Eateries. They plan to build a Mugshots restaurant […]

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Live from TRA (Fairpark) meeting 10/5/12

We’ve live at a special called meeting of the Tupelo Redevelopment Agency, the group that is charged with developing Fairpark. The meeting is slated to start at 4 p.m. Agenda: executive session to discuss potential land sale. The attachments mention Slow’s Eateries, which owns the Mugshots franchise in Tupelo (more…)

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