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Irby celebrates turning 90

Irby, a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, recently celebrated its 90th anniversary. Irby was founded in 1926, by Stuart C. Irby, and is still headquartered in Jackson, with 65 locations in 25 states. The anniversary celebration kicked-off with a Vendor Expo/Counter Day where 33 of Irby’s top sponsoring vendors were represented. Irby also celebrated its loyal employees by providing every Irby ...

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‘Legal’ homemade liquor

Forty-four years after prohibition ended in Mississippi, its first distillery is opened Spirits consumers around the state can now enjoy a homegrown product. That is, a legal homegrown product. After all, Mississippi, which had banned alcohol in 1907, was the last state to repeal Prohibition. The year? 1966. But it’s a new day in the Magnolia State. Cathead Distillery, Mississippi’s ...

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