By Carlie Kollath/NEMS Daily Journal
We can finally report this on the record – Mugshots is coming to Fairpark.
We’ve been hearing speculation for months, but politely nodding our heads and not saying anything because owner Johnny Robbins declined to comment on the record.
However, Mayor Jack Reed Jr. spilled the beans today. He said he was excited about Mugshots during his presentation to the Tupelo Redevelopment Agency, which governs the development of Fairpark.
We spoke with Robbins after the meeting and he confirmed the identity of the restaurant.
“That’s what’s coming,” he said. “We do have the franchise.”
The restaurant is going on Main Streets next to the Renasant Center for IDEAs and across the street from the Hilton Garden Inn.
Read more in Wednesday’s NEMS Daily Journal newspaper.