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Crye-Leike marks reopening of Tupelo office

After nearly nine months, Crye-Leike’s Tupelo office will reopen their doors at Crye-Leike Plaza. The office will celebrate its homecoming with a grand reopening ceremony and open house today form 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. A ribbon-cutting will be held at 10 a.m. The office was heavily damaged in last April’s tornado, with parts of its […]

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Home2 Suites to replace Comfort Suites on North Gloster Street

The Comfort Suites hotel in Tupelo, destroyed in the April 28 tornado last year, will be replaced by a larger Home2 Suites, according to hotelier Bruce Patel, who owns Fusion Hospitality. It will have 108 rooms. The Comfort Suites had 80.  Home2 Suites is a member of the iconic Hilton brand. “Tupelo has been extremely good to us over the […]

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Vanelli’s future: A picture says a thousand words

So this is what Vanelli’s has posted on Facebook – an image that’s short and to the point.  It seems voz Vanelli will be coming back in 2015, but we still don’t know what his plans are exactly. In October, six months after the tornado, he told the Daily Journal he would reopen, but in […]

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Vista Ridge apartment

Vista Ridge has grand reopening, flag-raising ceremony today

Vista Ridge apartments on North Gloster is celebrating its grand opening at 11 a.m. today, and there will be a special flag-raising ceremony, along with a toy drive.  The apartments have been reopened for a while after suffering extensive damage after the April 28 tornado, but this was its first opportunity to celebrate today. Here’s […]

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Room To Room sharing holiday spirit this season

Room to Room Furniture in Tupelo is spreading some Christmas cheer this season and wanted to pass this information along. S We are collecting canned goods for the St. Luke Food Pantry in partnership with Food For Families until Dec. 11. We will be collecting Christmas décor through Dec 4 at Room to Room for families affected by […]

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Thomas Wells | Buy at photos.djournal.com Voz Vaneilli greets his employees and hands out checks as he tries to figure out what the future holds for him and his business shortly after the April 28 tornado.

Vanelli’s to reopen in new location, possibly with new name

If you missed today’s Daily Journal story about the progress of businesses along North Gloster Street six months after the tornado, click here for a link to the story. One of the most interesting parts of the story is the future of Vanelli’s, and the Daily Journal spoke to owner voz Vanelli about his plans. […]

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Havoline Xpress

Preview: North Gloster business first to rebuild from ground up

By mid-September, the store that paved the way for Randy Groover’s successful seven-store Havoline Xpress Lube franchise will reopen, nearly five months after it was all but wiped away. On April 28, barely two weeks after celebrating his company’s 20th anniversary in business, Groover saw his flagship store in shambles. The store on North Gloster Street was […]

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