Posts Tagged ‘drinking’

Craft beer lobby now to push for ‘growler’ sales

JACKSON — Buoyed by recent success in changing Mississippi’s beer and brewing regulations, the craft beer lobby was set to push next year to change laws to allow the sale of “growlers,” large containers of fresh draft beer to go. But upon review, it’s already allowed. And some gourmet beer outlets already have been selling […] [...]

Liquor opponents get no answers from aldermen

CORINTH — The Corinth board of aldermen has declined to get into discussion of what liquor rules it might put into effective if sales are approved by voters next week. Liquor opponents pressed aldermen to announce how they planned to control how liquor is sold and where it can be sold. Corinth voters will decide […] [...]

Officials: Katrina recovery-funded infrastructure will be used

JACKSON COUNTY — The Jackson County Utility Authority has spent its Hurricane Katrina recovery project funds on water and wastewater projects that will be well utilized across the county, leaders say. An Associated Press investigation revealed that the Harrison County Utility Authority used millions of dollars to build sewage plants that are underused or sitting […] [...]

Bryant signs bill allowing for stronger beer

JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill allowing stronger beer in Mississippi. The law, which takes effect July 1, allows the brewing and sale of beer with alcohol content of up to 8 percent by weight, above the current 5 percent limit. Bryant signed the bill Thursday. Supporters of the bill say that […] [...]

Horseshoe found liable for fatal accident

ROBINSONVILLE — Horseshoe Casino is liable for damages under the state’s “dram shop” law related to a fatal accident in Tunica County in 2002, the Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled. However, the Supreme Court yesterday found the casino liable only 50 percent of the $1.1 million awarded by a Tunica County jury in 2010. Three […] [...]

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