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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Posted in Business news, Disaster relief/recovery, Northeast Mississippi, Real estate, Tupelo0 Comments

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Brooks Grocery plans in Tupelo shelved

The planned multi-million-dollar project to build a Brooks Grocery store in west Tupelo has been put on hold, according to Shane Hooper, the city’s Development Services director confirmed today. “The project is shelved pending further developments,” he said. In July, owner Brooks Davis and city leaders broke ground on a 3.5-acre parcel of land at […]

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MDA named among top 10 economic development groups in U.S.

From MDA: The Mississippi Development Authority has been ranked No. 9 among the Top 10 State Economic Development Organizations in the U.S. based upon research conducted by the American Economic Development Institute and Pollina Corporate Real Estate Inc., the national leader in corporate site selection. “I am proud to see the efforts of the MDA team […]

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Help fill a truck for Food For Families on Saturday

As part of the Daily Journal family, Biz Buzz wants to encourage you to participate in the annual Food For Families drive.  Several partners in the communities across Northeast Mississippi are working together to gather as many canned goods as we can to help feed the hungry. Donations stay in the county in which you […]

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Construction crews move dirt on the Academy Sports site  in Tupelo on Wednesday

Site work begins on Academy Sports location in Tupelo

We told you back in September that Academy Sports was eyeing a location in Tupelo, and now we have at least visual confirmation that the project is a go. Dirt is being moved on the site north of Walgreens at the corner of Barnes Crossing Road and North Gloster Street. The Academy Sports store will […]

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Tupelo Auto Sales sold to Carlock Automotive Group

One of Northeast Mississippi’s oldest automobile dealerships, Tupelo Auto Sales, has been sold to Carlock Automotive Group, which owns Toyota and Nissan dealerships in Tupelo. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, was completed today, and Larry Brymer, the general manager of Carlock’s dealerships in Tupelo. He said the new Carlock Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram name for the dealership is […]

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Cooper Tire sells interest in China joint venture for $262 million

Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. said today it has closed on a deal to sell its 65 percent stake in its joint-venture operation in China for $262 million. The Cooper Chengshan (Shandong) Tire Co., or CCT,  was a joint-venture between Cooper and Chengshan Group Co. The Wall Street Journal said last month  Chengshan was buying Cooper’s share for $284 million, […]

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