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Where to eat, where to shop on Thanksgiving 2015

Combining two lists, here’s some helpful information as you wonder where to eat and shop on Thanksgiving (and we’ve included some Black Friday shopping hours, too). It’s not a comprehensive list, but it’s a good start: WHERE TO EAT on THANKSGIVING Applebee’s, Tupelo: 4 p.m. Cravin’ Catfish, Sherman: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (free to those in need) […]

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Posted in Business news, Downtown Tupelo, Food & Dining, Mall At Barnes Crossing, Midtown District, Northeast Mississippi, Restaurants, Retail News, Tupelo0 Comments

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Foamcraft adding 40 jobs in Tupelo

Foamcraft, which makes polyurethane foam products, is expanding its  operations in Tupelo. The company is investing $1.34 million and will create 40 jobs, according to a press release. Foamcraft will expand into the 115,000-square-foot facility formerly occupied by Fibre Craft. The company also will continue to operate from its current 75,000-square-foot location located across from the Fibre […]

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Posted in Business news, Economic development, Employment and jobs, Furniture, Manufacturing, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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New restaurant – Gourmet Eatery – opening Wednesday

We don’t know too much about a new restaurant  in Tupelo – it’s called Gourmet Eatery & Bar  – but we do know it’s opening on Wednesday. Hours will be 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. It’s located at 205 N. Gloster Street at Crosstown, next to Cancun Mexican restaurant. And it’s a familiar location. Most […]

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Cooper Tire to work with Argentine tire company Fate

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has signed a letter of intent to work with Fate,  Argentina’s largest tire manufacturer and a global exporter. In the deal, Fate will become a distributor of Cooper-branded passenger, light truck and sport utility vehicle radial tires in Argentina to complement Fate’s existing product portfolio. According to a news release, “Over time, […]

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Where to eat: Some restaurants open for Thanksgiving ’15

Similar to last week’s post on the stores open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, here’s a running list of restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving.  If you know of others, add it to the comments or email the info to OPEN ON THANKSGIVING Applebee’s, Tupelo: 4 p.m. Cravin’ Catfish, Sherman: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. […]

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Corporate Flight Management making pitch for air service today

Corporate Flight Management, one of four airlines bidding to provide air service in Tupelo, is presenting its case to the public TODAY at 11:30 a.m. (it was originally scheduled for 11 a.m, but had to be pushed back a bit). The company, based out of the middle Tennessee city of Smyrna, is flying one of […]

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On the menu: Pre-Thanksgiving week inspections

I don’t know if the inspectors will be out in force next week during Thanksgiving week, as it seems they were pretty busy, at least in Lee County, last week. And some of your favorites were inspected. No C’s to report this week, either   ——— A’s LEE COUNTY • Tupelo: Jonnies Drive Inn, Safe, Subway […]

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