Category Archives: Business

Monday Business Feature: Vitality Health Foods Has Large Selection of Natural, Organic Products

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Mackenzie Whittemore, manager of Vitality Health Foods in Corinth, grew up in the store, which her grandmother started. Located at 1904 Shiloh Road, Vitality Health Foods carries a wide variety of organic and natural products with no artificial fillers. “We have people who come in from out of […]

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Corinth Belk Celebrates Black Friday in July

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Corinth Belk employees are ignoring the heat outside and getting into the holiday shopping season in July. Decked out in “Team Santa” T-shirts made by local company T Burns Impressions, Belk employees are celebrating Black Friday on Friday and Saturday (July 15-16.) The goal is to have fun with the customers, said Angela Warren with […]

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Soul-Tastic Cafe Opens in Corinth on Virginia Lane

The Soul-Tastic Cafe opened Thursday in Corinth at 1743 Virginia Lane in the shopping center that also has Burkes, Sweet Peppers Deli and Goodwill. The cafe specializes in Southern cooking, such as fried chicken, chicken and dumplings, catfish, pork chops and Salisbury steak with sides like fried okra, black-eyed peas and fried-green tomatoes. Desserts such […]

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Monday Business Feature: Lonnie’s Sporting Goods Wants to ‘Make It Fun for Everybody’

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A lot of hunting and fishing stories are told at Lonnie’s Sporting Goods in Corinth. “We have a table back here where a group of guys gather every morning and solve all the world’s problems,” said Tom Oaks, store owner. “I enjoy being here. We try to make […]

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Alcorn County Farmer’s Market Offers ‘Great’ Produce

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Martha Gahagan thinks it’s very important to support Alcorn County farmers. “They’ve got a lot to do to get this produce out to the people,” she said. “I appreciate our farmers myself. I’m going to help them all I can.” She was shopping at the Alcorn County Farmer’s […]

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Downtown Outage Wednesday Was for Scheduled Maintenance, ACE Says

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A section of downtown Corinth was affected by a planned power outage Wednesday morning as ACE Power performed scheduled maintenance. The work involved converting equipment to a higher voltage, and the outage lasted about two to three hours. ACE does a section of about 30 to 40 homes at a time. The […]

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Corinth Hospital Was Put Under Lockdown for Safety Purposes, Spokesman Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth was recently put under lockdown after a shooting incident in which the victim went to the hospital, a spokesman said. The shooting incident did not occur at the hospital, but the lockdown was put in place since the victim went to the […]

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Business of the Week: Modern Woodmen Is Invested in Community

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor It is “devastating” to pass away and leave nothing behind to take care of the family, said Steven Eaton with Modern Woodmen of America in Corinth. “You have to really, really plan for the future,” Eaton said. Life insurance is the “foundation of any financial plan,” Eaton said, […]

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New Corinth Rib Shack May Open in About Four Months

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An owner of Rib Shack hopes the new Corinth location can be open in about four months. “We’re all getting excited,” said Keith Price, one of the owners of Rib Shack. “I think it’s going to do really well.” The new restaurant will be built on Highway 72 East, […]

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Fire Reported at Kimberly-Clark Tuesday Night

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A fire was reported at Kimberly-Clark on Kendrick Road at about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday. The Corinth Fire Department responded. The Farmington Fire Department was also dispatched. UPDATE: At 10:34 p.m. it was reported that it appeared the flames were knocked down and that responders were about to get on top of the building. UPDATE: The […]

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Monday Business Feature: Crossroads Chevrolet Treats Customers Like ‘Family’

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Crossroads Chevrolet, Buick, GMC of Corinth has loyal customers because the dealership treats them like “family,” the owner said. “That’s the key to our success — repeat business,” owner Jeff Smith said, adding that he tells his employees to “do the right thing.” Smith wants customers to be […]

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Renovation Project Brings More Energy Into Downtown Corinth Area

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The renovation of a building at the corner of Bunch and Franklin streets for apartments will bring more life into the downtown Corinth area. “I think it will be a good restoration and a good use for an old building,” said Corinth optometrist Dr. Nixon Dodd. The building […]

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Monday Business Feature: Corinth Jewelers Enjoys Making Customers Happy

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor In today’s digital world, jewelry is a tangible item that people still value and pass down to another generation. Jewelry makes people feel good and reminds them of important times in their lives, said Corinth Jewelers owner Trish Parks. Having worked in the jewelry business for about 30 […]

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Magnolia Regional Hospital Honored by American Heart Association

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Magnolia Regional Health Center (MRHC) has received both the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving Quality Achievement and the Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) the most deadly type […]

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Hobby Lobby to Open Corinth Store, Official Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Hobby Lobby has signed a lease and will open a store in Corinth, an official told Corinth Today on Wednesday afternoon. If everything goes as planned, Hobby Lobby hopes to have the grand opening next spring, according to Bob Miller, communications coordinator. It will be located in the former […]

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Craft Beer Festival Being Considered for Corinth

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A local business is looking at the possibility of holding a craft beer festival in Corinth. It is not certain that the event will take place as it is just in the planning stages. “We just want to bring some fun to Corinth,” said Delaney Mays, manager of […]

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Swampy J’s Restaurant to Open on Fillmore Street in Corinth

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A new restaurant is set to open in downtown Corinth this week. Swampy J’s, 112 Fillmore St., in the SoCo District, is located next to Sparkle Formal Wear and near the C.A.R.E. Garden where the Green Market is held. Swampy J’s menu will include deep fried Mississippi farm […]

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