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Southern Nights in SoCo Thursday in Corinth

Food, Music, Children Activities, Sales By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The final Southern Nights in SoCo this summer is Thursday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The SoCo District is located on Wick Street in the downtown area and has seen significant revitalization in recent years with boutiques, restaurants and other offerings.…

Old Buildings to See New Life in SoCo

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The downtown Corinth SoCo District is about to see more growth. Two brick building shells on Wick Street in the heart of the SoCo District will soon be redeveloped into residential and business spaces. SoCo business owner Emily McGrath and her husband, Jason,…

Photo Gallery: Special Needs Children Find Hidden Treasure

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Special needs children from Jumpertown High School had a great time searching for hidden treasures Friday morning at Trailhead Park in downtown Corinth. The event was sponsored by 662 Rocks, which spreads kindness by placing decorated stones around the community for people to happen upon. The…

Corinth Aldermen Approve Downtown Stop Sign Project

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor New stop signs and street signs will be coming to the downtown Corinth area after the Board of Aldermen on Tuesday approved the project. The aldermen approved the low bid of $48,620 from Nickels Signs & Graphics of Corinth. That will purchase 110…

Avent Named New Main Street Corinth Director

Staff reports A Corinth native who has worked for Magnolia Regional Health Center for 30 years is the new director of a group devoted to preserving and invigorating downtown. Angela Avent will be the new Main Street Corinth director effective May 1. Avent said she will miss working at the…

Corinth’s Economy Looks Bright for 2017, Officials Say

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth and Alcorn County have a positive economic outlook for 2017, local stakeholders said. The city will continue to work on its infrastructure to attract more investment in the community, said Corinth Mayor Tommy Irwin. Officials will also seek more economic development and…

Downtown Corinth Is ‘Vibrant, Thriving, Growing,’ Officials Say

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Local officials are very encouraged by the continued progress in downtown Corinth. “I think it’s growing and thriving,” said Sara Beth Green, Main Street Corinth president. Likewise, Gary Chandler, president and chief operating officer of The Alliance, said he thinks downtown is “vibrant.”…

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…