Downtown Tupelo

Purchase a limited edition print “In Valor there is Hope” by local artist Brent Farrar and support the families of Sgt. “Gale” Stauffer & officer Joseph Maher.  Each print is $15 and signed by the artist.

Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association Receives 2014 National Main Street Accreditation

The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center®, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its partners announce the list of accredited Main Street® programs in recognition of their exemplary commitment to historic preservation and community revitalization through the Main Street Four Point Approach®. “We congratulate this year’s nationally accredited Main Street programs for their outstanding accomplishment in meeting the National Main Street Center’s performance...

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Downtown Tupelo Wins 2 MS Main Street Awards

Best Image or Branding Promotion – TIE                     This award recognizes the downtown organization that has developed an effective public relations piece or promotional campaign. Winner (1 of 2):              Downtown Tupelo Main Street: American Rhythm                                           Accepting the Award – Debbie Brangenberg, Manager                                         Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association...

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Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau Unveils New Brand

The Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau (TCVB) unveiled its new brand on March 6th at an event in the Center of Positivity. “We have immersed ourselves in defining Tupelo’s brand as it relates to tourism,” said Neal McCoy, Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director. “Over and over, through conversations and focus groups with our partners and customers, Tupelo was described as a happy, progressive community, where anything is possible when you share an idea. Locally, we call that the Tupelo Spirit. This brand is the personification of the Tupelo Spirit.” A research study conducted by Young Strategies in 2012...

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Downtown Tupelo Properties Considered for National Register of Historic Places

Several blocks of downtown Tupelo, Mississippi will be considered for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places by the Mississippi National Register Review at a meeting in March 2014. The National Register of Historic Places is the Federal government’s official list of historic properties worthy of preservation because of their significance to local, state, and/or national history. The National Register provides recognition of a community’s historic resources and assures protective review of Federal projects that might adversely affect those historic properties. Also, if a property is listed in the National Register, certain Federal and state investment tax...

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State of the City Address POSTPONED

CITY OFFICIALS POSTPONE STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS CONTACT: Sarah Robinson 970-376-4954 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 10, 2014 Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton announced today, February 10, 2014 that the State of the City address scheduled for February 11, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. will be postponed due to the threat of inclement winter weather. Mayor Jason Shelton said, “While I look forward to delivering my first State of the City address, we simply cannot afford to tie up valuable resources that may be needed to address the more urgent needs of the citizens of Tupelo.” Officials are monitoring an approaching winter weather situation that may cause...

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