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Corinth Belk Celebrates Black Friday in July

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…

Alcorn County Farmer’s Market Offers ‘Great’ Produce

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…

Downtown Outage Wednesday Was for Scheduled Maintenance, ACE Says

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…

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

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…

Business of the Week: Modern Woodmen Is Invested in Community

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…

New Corinth Rib Shack May Open in About Four Months

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…

Fire Reported at Kimberly-Clark Tuesday Night

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…

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

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.”…

Renovation Project Brings More Energy Into Downtown Corinth Area

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…

Monday Business Feature: Corinth Jewelers Enjoys Making Customers Happy

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…

Magnolia Regional Hospital Honored by American Heart Association

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…

Hobby Lobby to Open Corinth Store, Official Says

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…

Craft Beer Festival Being Considered for Corinth

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,”…

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

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…

Monday Business Feature: Quick Lane Emphasizes Customer Service

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor With people hitting the road for summer vacation it may be a good idea to get the family vehicle looked at before leaving home. The experienced technicians at Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center, 1500 S. Harper Road, Corinth, provide free multi-point inspections…

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…