BIZ BUZZ BLOG: Tupelo to have a craft beer festival

By NEMS Daily Journal

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Tupelo to have a craft beer festival

Tupelo in March will host a craft beer festival with samples of at least 60 different beers.Tupelo Craft Beer Festival logo

The Tupelo Craft Beer Festival is slated for March 2 in Veterans Park.

Matt Leff of Nashville-based Rhizome Productions is putting on the event. We chatted with him today to find out more.

Read the full interview in Tuesday’s NEMS Daily Journal.

Farmers & Merchants Bank opening in Tupelo

Baldwyn-based Farmers & Merchants Bank, also known by as its initials FMB, is opening a branch in Tupelo, bank
FMB’s main office in downtown Baldwyn.

FMB’s main office in downtown Baldwyn.

President and CEO John Haynes confirmed.

FMB will open in the former BancorpSouth branch on West Main Street, across from the Link Centre.

Haynes said the bank branch should open Feb. 1, with a staff of six.

“We feel like Tupelo is the center of economic development in Northeast Mississippi,” he said.

FMB also has locations in Booneville, Mantachie, Marietta and Mooreville.

2013 party schedule for Elvis’ birthday

It’s #HappyBirthdayElvis time in Tupelo. We’ll be at all the Tupelo festivities. Make sure you follow us on Twitter for live coverage:

• @DJournalnow and @GanucheauAdam

Click here for more on Elvis party schedule and other business news at the Biz Buzz blog with Dennis Seid and Carlie Kollath.