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Regulators give nod to new liquor store hours

CORINTH — Corinth’s request for two changes in the hours for the local sale of liquor has been approved by Mississippi regulators. The Daily Corinthian reports the Alcoholic Beverage Control agency recently approved package stores to have hours of 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, rather than the state regulation of 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The ABC ...

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State nixes city's new liquor store ordinance

SOUTHAVEN — The state of Mississippi has barred plans by the city of Southaven to require liquor stores to be farther apart and farther from churches and schools. The Mississippi Department of Revenue informed the city this week that the agency and state law controls  operation of liquor stores. State law keeps liquor stores 250 feet away from churches and ...

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One city rejects liquor, another works on newly passed law

ASHLAND and CORINTH — One Northeast Mississippi city’s voters have voted down legalized liquor sales while another city’s leaders have started exploring their community’s new liquor law. Ashland voters have rejected a proposal to legalize the sale of liquor inside the city limits. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports 120 voters cast ballots against the proposal, while 109 voted in ...

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