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Beer, wine sale restrictions remain

VICKSBURG — Vicksburg officials will not t remove restrictions on sales of beer and light wine. The Vicksburg Post reports that two aldermen who voted for the ban enacted in 2008 announced at a meeting April 9 they would not vote to repeal it. Mayor Paul Winfield had supported restoring 24-hour beer sales and sales from ice chests in stores. ...

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Alcohol-ban lawsuit headed to Supreme Court

JACKSON — Pike County and the owners of inner tube rental companies will square off before the Mississippi Supreme Court March 30 in an ongoing dispute over a ban of sale of alcohol on heavily used stretches of the Bogue Chitto River and Topisaw Creek. The county enacted the ban in 2008 after local authorities and residents complained of numerous ...

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Living the low life 

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 by the Distilled Spirits Council ...

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