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New Coca-Cola museum free to public opens in Mississippi

A new Coca-Cola museum free to the public has recently opened in Mississippi. Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that Coke floats from an old-fashioned soda fountain were served to the crowd at the museum’s grand opening on Monday in Corinth. It houses memorabilia that is from beyond roughly 100 years ago. Corinth Coke Chairman Sandy Williams says the museum, located downtown, ...

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KeyTronicEMS expanding in Corinth

  Electronic manufacturing service provider KeyTronicEMS is expanding in Corinth, investing $500,000 and creating 75 full-time jobs. “KeyTronicEMS’s expansion demonstrates the company’s commitment to Corinth and Alcorn County,” Gov. Phil Bryant said. “I appreciate the company for helping us show the world Mississippi is a place where companies can compete successfully and enjoy long-term, sustainable growth.” KeyTronicEMS specializes in printed ...

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Whole Foods to carry Corinth-made soap

Whole Foods Market will soon carry soaps and other products made by a Corinth business. The name “Corinth, MS” graces the back of every Cottage Garden soap box that will be on the shelves of Whole Foods Markets throughout the South. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Whole Foods picked up Cottage Garden’s entire line of products, which also includes ...

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Cities gain national accreditation

The following Main Street communities in Mississippi have been designated as accredited Main Street America programs for meeting standards set by the National Main Street Center: Aberdeen, Amory, Baldwyn, Batesville, Belhaven, Biloxi, Booneville, Canton, Carthage, Cleveland, Clinton, Columbia, Columbus, Corinth, Crystal Springs, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Hernando, Holly Springs, Houston, Indianola, Kosciusko, Laurel, Louisville/Noxapater, Macon, Meridian, New Albany, Ocean Springs, ...

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Caterpillar to close Oxford plant, eliminate 240 jobs

By JACK WEATHERLY Caterpillar Inc. announced Thursday that it will shut down its Oxford plant and eliminate 240 jobs. The shutdown will take 12 to 18 months and will not affect the Peoria, Ill.-based  heavy-equipment manufacturer’s operations in Corinth and Booneville, said spokeswoman Rachel Potts. It is part of a restructuring announced in September in which 10,000 of its 114,000 jobs ...

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Mississippi to benefit from Caterpillar cutbacks

By JACK WEATHERLY Cutbacks in some of Caterpillar Inc. operations – including the closing of five plants and elimination of 670 jobs  – and shifting some positions will be Mississippi’s gain. The Caterpillar remanufacturing plant in Corinth will gain jobs from work that had been done in Lafayette, Ind., according to the company’s website. The Corinth plant has approximately 800 ...

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Corinth businessman arrested and indicted on 60 counts

CORINTH — Doug Essary, owner of Essary Truck Sales & Parts Inc., was indicted on 60 counts by an Alcorn County Grand Jury and taken into custody today, announced State Auditor Stacey Pickering and District Attorney John Weddle.  Essary was indicted on fifty-six counts of submitting fraudulent documents and four counts of conspiracy to fraudulently obtain public funds.  A demand ...

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Company acquires Avectus Healthcare Solutions

CORINTH — Corinth-based Avectus Healthcare Solutions has been acquired by a Kentucky company. Terms of the sale to Bolder Healthcare Solutions of Louisville, Kentucky, were not announced. The deal was announced in June. Avectus coordinates third-party liability accounts and resolution of workers’ compensation accounts for hospitals and trauma centers. Avectus Operations Manager Chip Wood tells The Daily Corinthian that the ...

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Corinth Coca-Cola expands into west Tennessee

CORINTH — Corinth Coca-Cola Bottling Works Inc. has expanded its distribution territory farther into west Tennessee, officially entering the Jackson and Paris markets. The company already served Lexington, Tennessee. Corinth Coca-Cola’s expanded territory rights were first announced in April 2013. In a three-way deal, Corinth obtained distribution rights and related assets from Coca-Cola Refreshments USA Inc., which first received those ...

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Corinth becomes fourth Mississippi city to qualify for C Spire’s fiber to the home

CORINTH — Corinth, long known as the “Crossroads” city of the South, may soon become famous for being one of the nation’s most technologically advanced cities. The Alcorn County town in northeastern Mississippi qualified its first area this week for C Spire’s historic 1 Gbps (Gigabit per second) Fiber to the Home initiative, offering 100 times faster Internet access and related super ...

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