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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.

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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Tupelo Elvis Festival Makes Move to the BancorpSouth Arena

The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association is excited to celebrate the 16th anniversary of the Tupelo Elvis Festival, which will be held June 5 – 8, 2014.  The preparation began shortly after the 2013 festival and there is a lot to look forward to. The Tupelo Elvis Festival is known worldwide for the Elvis Tribute Artist (ETA) Concerts and Competition that have taken place at the Lyric Theatre in previous years. The festival staff is excited to announce the ETA Concerts and Competition will move to the BancorpSouth Arena for the 2014 festival. The new venue will allow for more fans to attend the events...

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“Win the Window” Contestant Wins BIG!

The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association launched “Win the Window” in early November. “Win the Window” is a holiday promotion valued at over $2000 that encouraged customers to shop and dine in Downtown Tupelo during the holiday season. The Laher Law Firm window located at 207 West Main Street in Downtown Tupelo is decorated with merchandise and gift cards from Downtown businesses. During the “Win the Window” contest customers had the chance to win everything in this window. For every 20 dollars a customer spent in a participating Downtown business, the customer received an entry in the drawing. For the past month, over 1750...

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