Posts Tagged ‘wine’

Voters say yes to liquor, wine sales in city

CORINTH — Voters in Corinth have decided to permit the sale of liquor and wine in the city. Beer sales already are allowed there. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported unofficial results showed 68 percent of voters approving the measure. It was the first election under a new state law that allows city-only votes on […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Community’s plan to seek resort status nixed at board meeting

by Associated Press Published: November 20,2012

Tags: alcohol, alderman, beer, city, elected officil, election, government, liquor, municipal, municipality, Politics, referendum, resort, vote, voter, Voting, wine

HOULKA — A proposal to seek resort status for the town of Houlka in Chickasaw County is being dropped. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports town officials dropped a plan to circulate a petition during a board of aldermen meeting. Resort status could allow alcohol to be sold within the city limits. Several areas in […] [...]

City asking lawmakers for ‘qualified resort status’

PHILADELPHIA — The city of Philadelphia has asked the Mississippi Legislature to give it “qualified resort status.” The Neshoba Democrat reports the city wants the designation to attract national chain restaurants and to allow all restaurants in the city to serve wine and liquor by the glass. The issue could require a citywide referendum. Mayor […] [...]

Voters to decide on alcohol sales tomorrow

by Associated Press Published: August 16,2010

Tags: alcohol, beer, elections, municipal government, wine

BOONEVILLE — Voters in Booneville, which bills itself as the City of Hospitality, will decide tomorrow whether to welcome sales of beer and light wine. The proposed ordinance defines light wine as less than 5 percent alcohol — about the usual amount for beer and for wine coolers. Gary Walker’s group “Citizens for New Business […] [...]

Living the low life 

by Nash Nunnery Published: March 7,2010

Tags: alcohol sales, Alcoholic Beverage Control, economy, hard liquor, wine, wine and spirits

Mississippians may be drinking as much as they ever have but they ain’t drinking the good stuff Despite a downtrodden economy and jobless rates in double-digits, Mississippians continued to reach for the wine and spirits in 2009. While they drank more liquor last year, people turned to cheaper brands, according to a recently released report […] [...]

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