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Corinth Wall Art Promotes Downtown

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By Jackie Huskey For Corinth Today Wall art in downtown Corinth is the newest project of Keep Corinth-Alcorn Beautiful. Thanks to the efforts of KCAB board members and staff, a formerly blank brick wall now sports a message promoting the downtown area. The coordinator for KCAB, G.T. McCullough, said the idea for doing wall art […]

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The Alliance Welcomes New Members

Take a look at the new members of The Alliance, which recently celebrated red ribbon cuttings.

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Hobby Lobby Called a ‘Blessing’ at Corinth Grand Opening

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Janis Robinson of Kossuth was one of many people in line Monday morning to visit the new Hobby Lobby in Corinth. “I’m very excited,” Robinson said at the grand opening event. “Every time we go to Tupelo or Florence I always stop at the Hobby Lobby. Now I’ve […]

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Polish Salon in Corinth Celebrates With Alliance Ribbon Cutting

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The Alliance recently welcomed new member Polish Salon with a red ribbon ceremony. Owner/stylist Taylor McDonald cut the ribbon along with associate/cosmetologist Ashley Reid. Mayor Tommy Irwin assisted along with family, friends, and other city and county officials. Polish Salon is located at 1812 E. Shiloh Road, and the phone number is (662) 603-1304. Also […]

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Corinthian Wholesale Furniture Celebrates With Ribbon Ceremony

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The Alliance recently welcomed new member Corinthian Wholesale Furniture with a red ribbon ceremony. Manager Scotty Ethridge and his wife Jenni cut the ribbon along with Vick and Missy Etheridge. Mayor Tommy Irwin assisted along with other city and county officials and a host of friends and family. They are located at 2676 S. Harper […]

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Photos: The Alliance Celebrates New Downtown Location

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The local economic development group The Alliance held an open house on Thursday evening for its new office location in downtown Corinth’s SoCo District at the corner of Wick and Fillmore streets. Many people turned out to tour the new office and enjoy refreshments. The new Alliance offices are located on […]

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Corinth Developers Pleased With Downtown Building Renovation Project

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A building in downtown Corinth has been brought back to life thanks to a large-scale renovation undertaken by two local developers. About a year ago, the two-story building at the corner of Fillmore and Wick streets in the SoCo District was a gutted shell. But today it has […]

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The Alliance Holds Ribbon Cutting for OnSite Maintenance

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A ribbon cutting was recently held at The Alliance for OnSite Maintenance Service, a mobile maintenance and repair service. OnSite owner Jeff Gardner is cutting the ribbon with his wife Tracy. Mayor Tommy Irwin represented the city of Corinth.

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The Alliance Holds Ribbon Cuttings for Corinth Businesses

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The Alliance recently held ribbon cuttings for Corinth businesses.

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New Economic Development President for Corinth, Alcorn County Selected

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A new president has been selected to lead Corinth and Alcorn County’s economic development organization, The Alliance. Clayton Stanley, 37, was chosen for the position after an “intensive nationwide search,” a news release from The Alliance states. Stanley will begin his duties Jan. 1. He has spent the past nine years as a lobbyist for […]

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The Alliance Holds Ribbon Cuttings for Little’s Jewelers, Cricket Wireless

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The Alliance recently held ribbon cuttings for two Corinth businesses.

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Alcorn County Economic Development Official Taking New Job in Alabama

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County’s head economic development official is taking a new career opportunity in northeast Alabama. Gary Chandler, president and chief operating officer of The Alliance, will lead the Jackson County, Ala. Economic Development Authority. He has been the president of The Alliance for about eight and a half […]

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

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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.” Corinth’s downtown is doing better […]

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The Alliance Holds Ribbon Cutting for Soul-Tastic Cafe

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Attached you will find a photo from Friday, July 29th’s Ribbon Cutting at The Soul-Tastic Café. The owners are Latrease and Cleveland Jr. Carruthers. The café is located at 1743 Virginia Lane. (Submitted Photo)

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Large, Small Industries of the Year Honored at Luncheon

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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 year. Those awards were chosen […]

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

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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 . . .,” said Dr. Andrea Mayfield, […]

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Volunteers Team Up to Fight Litter in Corinth

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Story and Photos by Abby Vanderford For Corinth Today Saturday morning, members of the community gathered to clean up Corinth. Individuals and families gathered at the Street Department to eat a breakfast, provided by The Alliance, and receive safety vests and a briefing on safe clean up procedures before splitting into groups to tackle different […]

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Community Cleanup Event Is Saturday in Corinth

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor If you want to help make the Corinth area more beautiful, you can take part in a community cleanup event on Saturday. Those who want to help pick up litter in certain areas should meet at the city street department, 110 W. Shiloh Road, at 8:30 a.m. Seven […]

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