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The Mill project at Mississippi State on schedule, developer says

From Mississippi State University: Transformation of the historic John M. Stone Cotton Mill –formerly known as Mississippi State’s E.E. Cooley Building – into a state-of-the-art conference and meeting complex is on track, according to the project’s developer.  “We are less than a year away from completion,” said Mark Castleberry of Columbus, who is leading development of The Mill […]

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Work picks up on Sonic site on South Gloster

Work was supposed to begin in mid-May on the site where Sonic is moving on South Gloster Street, but it got pushed back until recently. It was supposed to open in August, but it looks like it may be October before that happens.  Biz Buzz drove by the site today and there’s been some decent […]

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Updates on Wingstop and Five Guys in Tupelo

Got a couple of updates a lot of you have been waiting for: Wingstop and Five Guys Burgers and Fries. First, Wingstop is opening Wednesday at 11 a.m.  That’s the official word from the restaurant, which is at the corner of Thomas and West Main streets. The full address is 2590 W. Main St. The […]

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Updates on Wingstop and Firehouse Subs in Tupelo

Two new restaurants Biz Buzz has been keeping track of over the past few months – Wingstop and Firehouse Subs –are getting closer to opening in Tupelo. • First, there’s the Wingstop that we first told you about in January, is set to open in early June. We talked to Tanner Berryhill, one of the […]

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Posted in Business news, Construction, Drive-by Photos, Employment and jobs, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Oxford, Starkville, Tupelo0 Comments

CarMax construction for Tupelo store moving along

  CarMax began construction recently on its Tupelo store on Tom Watson Drive, and it looks like it’s well on its way to its planned September opening. The photo above was taken this morning (Friday, May 16). The store will be a total of 7,467 square feet, with 4,394 dedicated to the sales area; the […]

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Sonic to move on South Gloster in Tupelo, have double drive-thru

You may remember about a year ago Biz Buzz revealed that the Sonic on South Gloster Street in Tupelo was moving a little farther north on Gloster, in the old Chips and Salsa/Peggy’s Place/Guthrie’s Chicken site in the parking lot adjacent to McAlister’s Deli. Well, I drove by this morning, and Mark Welch with Jaco Foods in […]

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Posted in Business news, Construction, Drive-by Photos, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo2 Comments

Work begins on CarMax site in Tupelo

As promised, CarMax has begun construction of its new store in Tupelo.  Well, maybe not actual construction, but site work. As you can tell by the photo, it’s a bit of a muddy mess as construction  crews were working the site this morning. In February, CarMax officials said construction would begin this month, with a […]

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