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‘Nothing planned right now’ for potential hotel site in Tupelo

Last month, we speculated that the patch of land between BNA Bank and the Fairfield Inn & Suites could be home to another hotel, as truckloads of dirt were being moved to the site. Now the site has been  brought up to the level of the Fairfield Inn parking lot, so SOMETHING could go there. Well, Biz Buzz has […]

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HoneyBaked Ham to reopen in new location Wednesday

HoneyBaked Ham of Tupelo closed Friday afternoon at its old location in Midtown Pointe to move to its new location at 405 S. Gloster Street.  They’re now in the former Back Yard Burger location, which faces South Gloster, adjacent to BancorpSouth and Sonic.. HoneyBaked Ham of Tupelo owner Chauncey Godwin added 800 square feet to […]

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Panda Express slated to open in Tupelo in mid-October

Work has moved along nicely at the Panda Express site on North Gloster Street in Tupelo, and the restaurant could be open in a couple of months. The company said today its tentative plans are to open in mid-October, “but the date may change.” Panda hires 12 – 15 people for its restaurants, and  applicants can visit the company […]

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Posted in Business news, Drive-by Photos, Employment and jobs, Food & Dining, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo, TVA0 Comments

This site between Fairfield Inn and BNA Bank (in the background) could be home to another hotel in Tupelo.

Site work on Tom Watson Drive could be for another hotel

If you’ve driven on Tom Watson Drive lately, you no doubt noticed a lot of dirt is being moved on a patch of land between BNA Bank and the Fairfield Inn & Suites. The prep work is for what may be another hotel, but there have been no official permits filed with the city yet. There’s been […]

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Former Executive Inn/Quality Inn sold, to be demolished

The dilapidated hotel that was once the Executive Inn in Tupelo has been purchased by Realtor and developer Tommy Morgan. He plans to raze the building and put the 4-acre property for sale. “I thought it was a good location,” he said. “We’re going to tear it down as soon as possible and make it […]

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Staples store in Tupelo closing Saturday

The Staples office supply store is closing its Tupelo store on Saturday. Earlier this year, employees said the store closure was due to the lease on the building expiring. Company officials have never responded to questions asking if the closure is related to Staples’ announcement in March 2014, when it would close 225 stores by the end […]

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Posted in Business Closures, Business news, Drive-by Photos, Mergers & acquisitions, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo0 Comments

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Krumbs Homestyle Cooking opening in downtown Tupelo

Going into the former St. Jean’s Bakery & Cafe is Krumbs Homestyle Cooking. It’ll open July 21 if all goes according to plan. The restaurant is profiled in today’s Daily Journal. Here are the highlights: Carl Johnson is from Michigan, and his wife, Alexis, is from North Carolina. But with years of restaurant experience between […]

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Posted in Business news, Downtown Tupelo, Drive-by Photos, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Tupelo0 Comments

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