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Corinth Street Department Ready for Winter Storm

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor John Michael Tucker of the Corinth Street Department looked over the snow- and ice-fighting machine to make sure it is ready to treat slick roads if a winter storm hits Friday. The Corinth Street Department is prepared, Tucker said Thursday afternoon. Snow and…

Roads, Bridges Suffer in Alcorn County as Budget Problems Persist

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County taxpayers are upset about living on damaged roads, 4th District County Supervisor Steve Glidewell said. “It’s got to be very frustrating,” said Glidewell, who took Corinth Today on a tour of some of the rough roads and bridges in his district…

Alcorn County Supervisor Bemoans Poor Road Conditions

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An Alcorn County supervisor said Monday that the road conditions in a portion of his district are the worst they have been in his lifetime. County supervisors said they would like to do some roadwork but have been hampered by budget problems plaguing…

Sen. Parks Wants to Help Cities Improve Infrastructure

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor State Sen. Rita Potts Parks, R-Corinth, plans to co-sponsor a bill in this year’s legislative session to allow cities to keep more sales tax revenue to improve infrastructure such as roads and bridges. Currently, Corinth and other cities only get back 18.5 percent…

Corinth Mayor Wants Citizens to Vote on Sales Tax Hike for Projects

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor CORINTH – Mayor Tommy Irwin continues to fight to give citizens the chance to decide whether they want to tax themselves at a higher rate to improve infrastructure in the city. Irwin wants the state Legislature to allow the city of Corinth to…