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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tupelo set to open next week

Construction began in early June of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tupelo, and the interior of the restaurant is all but finished. Today, Biz Buzz dropped by the place in its location in The Shops at Barnes Crossing (the retail center that’s home to Margaritas Mexican Grill, Bed Bath & Beyond, Dollar Tree and David’s Bridal) to […]

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

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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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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Posted in Business news, Construction, Drive-by Photos, Food & Dining, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

Dickey’s Barbecue eyes July 24 opening in Tupelo

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tupelo is shooting to open July 24.  Today, a sign company was installing the outside sign to the restaurant, which is located in the corner of The Shops at Barnes Crossing retail center on North Gloster Street. It’s also home to which is home to Margarita’s Mexican Grill,  Bed Bath and Beyond, David’s Bridal/Men’s […]

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Iconic Sno Shoppe in Pontotoc closing today

For Pontotoc natives – and even those who aren’t – today is a sad day in the city. It’s the end of an era as the beloved Sno Shoppe closes. Daily Journal food editor Ginna Parsons featured the shop and its owners, Bob and Barbara Warren four years ago (click here for link). But the Sno Shoppe […]

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Bargain Hunt Superstore to locate in Tupelo Commons

Back in January, we told you that Bargain Hunt Superstore was hiring a manager for a store in Tupelo. But we never heard from the company regarding its plans. Last week, the store posted openings for the store. And Biz Buzz has discovered where it’s going. There’s been a lot of speculation about all that dirt work […]

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Dickey’s Barbecue taking applications, to open in Tupelo in mid-July

Here’s an update to some business news we first told you about last month: Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is looking to open in mid-July.  Said franchise owner Jason Ellis in an email, “We are well into construction and expect to be open for business the second or third week of July.  We are accepting applications at the […]

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