BIZ BUZZ BLOG UPDATES: New restaurant on the way to Tupelo, cheapest gas in Sherman and more

By Carlie Kollath/NEMS Daily Journal

Walk-through: Salad Creations 6/1/12
Salad Creations is opening a restaurant location in Tupelo near Bed Bath & Beyond. It’s going in the former Southern Ice Cafe/Quizno’s spot.

Toby Hester is the owner. Tim Tabb of Willow Oak is the builder. He said they are shooting to open in two weeks.

We checked out the menu boards inside and, surprise, surprise, saw a lot of types of salads. The restaurant also serves wraps, soups, chili and desserts.

Cheapest gas: Sherman 6/1/12
Gas prices are lower today than they were a year ago, according to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge.

The average price for a gallon of gas today in Mississippi is $3.30, AAA says. A year ago, Mississippi drivers paid $3.55 a gallon.

The cheapest gas today in Northeast Mississippi is in Sherman, according to our Daily Journal survey of stations.

You can find a gallon of regular for $3.13 in Sherman.

Most expensive: Oxford $3.40

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