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Blue Bell recalls all of its ice cream products

From the Associated Press: Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria.  The company “cannot say with certainty” how the bacteria was introduced to its facilities, Blue […]

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Margarete’s Fine Chocolates mulling airport shop

Margarete’s Fine Chocolates is working out details with the Tupelo Airport Authority to open a small gift shop inside the terminal at the Tupelo Regional Airport. The space owner Henry Daniels is considering is next to the Budget and Hertz rental car spaces, and adjacent to the board room. The shop, which would be called […]

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Posted in Business news, New business, New Retailers, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo, Tupelo Regional Airport0 Comments

Staples Tupelo

Staples in Tupelo to close this summer

Office supplier Staples is closing its Tupelo store in July.  Employees have been telling customers that the lease has expired and the store is not renewing its lease. Located in the Cross Creek Shopping Center that also is home to PetSmart, Home Depot, Cracker Barrel, Beltone and Urgent Team, Staples opened its nearly 24,000-square-foot store in February […]

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Second Walmart Neighborhood Market site for Tupelo picked

The second of three proposed Walmart Neighborhood Markets in Tupelo has its location.  Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has selected the strategic intersection of McCullough Boulevard and West Barnes Crossing Road for its second location. The official address is 2990 McCullough Boulevard, which belongs to Mossy Oak Properties. The going price for the acreage there is $3.456 million according […]

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Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe in Tupelo to get local ownership, open in May

In November, we told you about Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe eyeing a spot in Tupelo to open.  Specifically, plans showed it going in the space between Five Guys and Sports Clips in the Kings Crossing shopping center. Well, it’s now official, Taziki’s is indeed coming, and it’s going to have some local ownership. Zell Long – who heads […]

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Posted in Business news, Employment and jobs, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Tupelo0 Comments

OPEN sign

Business openings/closings in NE Mississippi today, 03.05.15

This isn’t a thorough list, as there are hundreds of businesses to keep track of, but we figured we’d update you with the bigger ones you might be interested in. Again, if you don’t have to go out, don’t. But if you need to, here’s a list. We’ll update you as we hear from businesses. […]

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Posted in Automotive news, Banking & Finance, Business news, Manufacturing, Northeast Mississippi, Retail News, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi0 Comments

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Mall at Barnes Crossing delays opening today, other store hours vary

The hours of retailers, restaurants, grocery stores, etc., will vary today – some will open late, some won’t open at all, etc. – so your best bet is to either call the businesses and/or check their websites and social media. We do know that The Mall at Barnes Crossing is opening at noon today, but individual store […]

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