Posted on July 22, 2015.
A year ago, everyone in west Tupelo got excited about a new retail center that would have been anchored by Brooks Grocery store. But alas, those plans were shelved with news that Wal-Mart was looking to build as many as three of its Walmart Neighborhood Markets in the city, including one at the McCullough Boulevard-West […]
Posted on July 21, 2015.
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 […]
Posted on July 21, 2015.
Krumbs Homestyle Cooking had originally planned to open in downtown Tupelo today, but owners Carl and Alexis Johnson are going to wait another week.. “We wanted to ensure we opened correctly and pushed the date to the 28th,” Carl said. Here’s a link to the story we had about the restaurant from a couple of weeks […]
Posted on July 20, 2015.
We’re a month away from the Fall Tupelo Furniture Market (yes, hard to think it’s a “fall” market when its 100 degrees outside), and officials there have made a new video touting the market and Mississippi-made furniture. Click here for the link. The video has it’s own take about the Magnolia State, acknowledging we may talk […]
Posted on July 17, 2015.
We’re back with a two-week supply of food inspection reports, and many restaurants in Northeast Mississippi passed with flying colors. But three restaurants – one of which y’all are quite familiar with – didn’t do so well, getting slapped with ‘C’ scores. Remember that C’s are the equivalent of failing, but it doesn’t mean that a […]
Posted on July 15, 2015.
Hotel Week continues in Tupelo. Earlier this week, we had news about the former Executive Inn getting bought, with plans to have it demolished. Today, we have news that the former Travelodge is now in the crosshairs of city officials. The 106-room motel has been abandoned since it closed unexpectedly in October 2011. Development Services Director Shane Hooper […]
Posted on July 14, 2015.
Tupelo-based Renasant Corp., the parent of Renasant Bank, announced today the formation of a new Healthcare Banking Group. Leading the division is Craig Gardella, who was named an executive vice president. Gardella has more than 30 years of healthcare finance and corporate banking experience and specializes in hospital industry, post-acute care markets, senior living, behavioral health, managed care, […]