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Brooks Grocery still a go for West Tupelo

Plans for a Brooks Grocery in West Tupelo are still in the works and have not been abandoned. Rumors have circulated recently that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is looking to to build three of its smaller-format stores nearby, including two within a relatively short distance of the proposed Brooks Grocery store. Speculation has been that the Brooks store will […]

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Magazine names Tupelo a top retirement destination

Where to Retire magazine has named Tupelo  a top retirement destination.  Tupelo is one of eight cities profiled in a feature titled “8 Low-Cost Cities” in the September/October issue, available nationwide on Aug. 12, 2014. According to Where to Retire,  Editor Annette Fuller said the eight cities offer boomers their dream retirement setting at a bargain […]

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The site of the water garden and park is on Highway 9, across from the Post Office

Toyota Mississippi helping Blue Springs build community space

It’s been a dream of Blue Springs officials to build a community park of some sort for its 400 or so residents, but the budget never has been big enough to accommodate that dream.  Not until today, when a corporate neighbor announced it would lend a hand. That neighbor, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi, is donating about […]

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Posted in Blue Springs, Community development, Northeast Mississippi, Toyota, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi1 Comment

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