We’re a fan of JT’s Falafel. We profiled the business last year in our Sunday Homegrown series (read it). Latest news from the owner – he wants to add a hookah lounge. Note that he wants to use tobacco-free hookah materials. From Djournal.com (full post): CORINTH – A restaurant owner looking to expand his business … Read More
Via EatingOxford.com (full post): As many predicted during construction, the Checkers location on the corner of Lamar and University Avenue has closed after just under a year in business. The corporate office has not responded to my email as of yet, but I can only assume that they couldn’t make enough money to cover costs. … Read More
We have learned of some more staffing changes at the Community Development Foundation. Todd Beadles, who was CDF’s vice president of workforce development, no longer is with the organization. He now works for SRG, an auto industry-related staffing company in Tupelo.
We’re always interested in how the city leaders promote us to outsiders. The swag they hand out is one way to learn about their activities. The CVB has fun goodies, such as Elvis fans and light-up Elvis pins. The latest swag to join the line up? A pin that looks like a bottle cap. It … Read More
Judd Wilson is the new director of small business development for CDF. He’ll manage the Renasant Center for IDEAs. This is the position that previously was held by Wayne Averett and then Orlando Pannell. Averett left last year to become a financial planner (read more). Pannell, CDF’s director of entrepreneurship & community development, also left CDF. … Read More
The former Rebel Package Store has converted to Peace of Mind resale store. We noticed the change several weeks ago, but didn’t have a minute to stop and snap a pic. We finally did the other day. Peace of Mind previously was next to Rabinowitz Chiropractic Center on North Gloster. (pix after the jump)
An Argentinian Elvis? Sure, why not? This story, courtesy of the Associated Press, which should know they’re called “tribute artists,” not impersonators. John McInerny, an Argentine architect and part-time Elvis Presley impersonator, plays — what else? — an Elvis impersonator in a new movie touring film festivals. McInerny has the role of a character named … Read More