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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 James Young says he’s fielded ...

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Mayor of Terry named to MUFC chair

Mayor Rod Nicholson was selected by the Mississippi Urban Forest Council to chair the statewide organization.  Nicholson has practiced community forestry in his Town of Terry since becoming mayor in 2005.  Under the leadership of Nicholson, the Town of Terry received a Katrina grant for a beautification project along the town’s main street, and more recently received a smaller tree ...

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