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Corinth Business Owner Killed in Selmer Festival Incident

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man who was killed in Selmer, Tenn. on Saturday owned a business in Corinth, an employee said. The victim, Michael Johnson, lived in Selmer but ran The Hot Rod Shop on Highway 72 East in Corinth next to Lake Hill Motors &…

Cooley & Labas Financial Advisors Awarded AIF Designation

Gregory H. Cooley and Andrew B. Labas, of Cooley & Labas Financial Advisors of Corinth, have been awarded the Accredited Investment Fiduciary designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies. The designation signifies specialized knowledge of fiduciary responsibility and the ability to implement policies and procedures that meet a defined standard…

Construction Date Unknown for New Corinth Rib Shack

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A construction date has not been set for a new Rib Shack restaurant in Corinth. “We were hoping to already have it under construction, but right now we’ve just had a few holdups,” said Keith Price, one of the Rib Shack owners and…

Monday Business Feature: Jumper Realty Helps Client ‘Every Step of the Way’

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Jumper Realty & Associates of Corinth opened one year before the nation was hit with the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression. The company showed its strength as it weathered that storm and had a record-breaking first quarter this year with $5.1…

Photo Gallery: Laser Tag/Arcade Grand Opening in Corinth

Ignition 516 Laser Tag & Arcade in Corinth held its grand opening on Saturday. It is located at 1501 B. Highway 72 E. in the strip mall next to Zaxby’s and can be reached at 662-643-3128. (Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today)  

Corinth Today Is Very Happy to Be the No. 1 Source of Online Local News

With more than 7,600 Facebook followers and climbing, Corinth Today truly is the No. 1 online source for local news. Corinth Today is very happy to deliver fresh, accurate and compelling content to its loyal readers on a daily basis. From hard news to uplifting feature stories, Corinth Today provides…

3D Breast Exams Now Offered at Hospital, Technology ‘Can Save Lives’

New 3D mammography technology at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth can save lives, an official said. “We are very excited to be the first in the area to offer this state-of-the-art technology,” said Jeff Mansel, director of Radiology at MRHC. “With breast cancer, early detection is key and can dramatically improve…

Corinth Payday Loan Businesses May be Impacted by Federal Proposal

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Around Corinth there are many businesses that offer payday/title loans, and there is a big difference of opinion in terms of whether those kinds of lenders help people in need or just put them in “debt traps.” On Thursday, proposed federal regulations were announced…

Business of Week: ‘It’s about the experience at t. feazell’

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Tadd Feazell talks to his customers as if they’re family and wants to offer a “true Southern shopping experience.” His store, t. feazell, provides a “fashion-forward” look at affordable prices and has men’s and women’s clothing and accessories. “This store has just blossomed,”…

Business of the Week: State Farm Wants to Help in Hard Times

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor With a signed Eli Manning football on display and an Ole Miss helmet in his office, it appears Scott Sawyer might have some items worth insuring. But Sawyer protects other people’s assets as the State Farm agent at 102 N. Cass St. in…

Free Screenings to Be Offered at Community Wellness Day on Saturday in Corinth

A community wellness day that will feature a variety of free screenings will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club, 511 Clark St. There will be free screenings for glucose and vision, medication and food consultations and cooking demonstrations. Attendees can pose…

Large, Small Industries of the Year Honored at Luncheon

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Two local organizations were awarded as the small and large industries of the year during a luncheon in Corinth on Monday. Alcorn Industries won the small industry of the year award, and Magnolia Regional Health Center was named the large industry of the…

Community Colleges Can Help With State’s Workforce Shortage, Official Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor More skilled workers are needed in Mississippi, and community colleges can help fill the void, a state official told business and government leaders in Corinth on Monday. “Mississippi business and industry have a desperate need for a skilled workforce right now . .…

Corinth Collision Center Offers Honest, Dependable Service, Manager Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The manager of a local auto body business was just a baby in a walker when he started spending time in a shop with his dad. “I just grew up in it,” said Heath Lowery of Corinth Collision Center, 810 S. Parkway, (near…

Local Merchants Very Pleased With Sales After Big Weekend in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth merchants said they had a very successful weekend of business with Mother’s Day, the Coke 10k run and the Green Market all taking place at the same time. “Sales were phenomenal for us,” said Brenda Barbour, owner of Lipchic Boutique in Corinth’s…

King Kars Continues Family Legacy of Business Ownership in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Ricky King’s grandfather operated a mule barn in Corinth in the 1930s and sold the animals to the Army. King’s dad, Clyde, owned the American Motors dealership in Corinth and sold Ambassadors, Javelins and Ramblers. His dad also sold Simcas And Sunbeams, which…

Photo Gallery: Free Cookout at Farm Bureau in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Please see the photo gallery below from the Corinth Farm Bureau customer appreciation event on Friday when free hotdogs and hamburgers were served. “It’s a good event,” said Danny Crozier, agency manager. This is the second year for the cookout, and Crozier expected…