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Southern Living Magazine has Jackson, Hattiesburg spots among "Best Bars in the South"

Southern Living Magazine has named its “100 Best Bars in the South” and two Mississippi spots have made the cut. Southern Living writer Stephanie Grenada chose the speakeasy-themed Apothecary at Brent’s Drugs in Jackson as well as Branch in Hattiesburg. At The Apothecary in Jackson, Grenada recommends A Doc Noble cocktail, named after a 1960s Brent’s pharmacist, and at Branch in Hattiesburg Grenada encourages ...

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City wants legislators to approve vote on restaurant/bar tax

GAUTIER — The Gautier City Council has approved a resolution asking for legislative authority to hold a referendum on a 1 percent tax on restaurant and bar sales to fund recreation, economic development and tourism promotion. The Mississippi Press reports the vote without comment at yesterday’s council meeting is for a “local and private bill” in the Legislature. If approved, ...

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Hub City bar owners balk at early closing

HATTIESBURG — It is looking less likely that Hattiesburg will make bars and nightclubs close earlier. The City Council has been discussing whether to mandate a midnight closing time. The city currently lets bars and clubs stay open until 2 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and midnight Sunday. The Hattiesburg American reports that during a public hearing Dec. 14, several bar ...

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Alcohol vote on tap

NEW ALBANY — New Albany voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide whether beer and light wine will be legal to sell and possess within the city limits. Union Countians United for Progress secured more than 1,000 signatures to force the vote — the same group that promoted a countywide election to allow liquor and wine in Nov. 2008. The ...

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