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Vote on liquor and wine sales set in south Mississippi city

Voters in one south Mississippi city will decide this week whether they want wine and liquor to be sold along with beer. WDAM-TV reports Collins will hold a referendum on wine and liquor sales on Tuesday. Beer sales have been legal in the city limits for decades, although surrounding Covington County prohibits all alcohol sales. Collins City Clerk Suzette Davis ...

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Police: Suspect in Mississippi workplace shooting kills self

COLLINS — Police say that a man they suspect of shooting someone at a chicken processing plant appears to have killed himself after a standoff. Collins police tell local media Tuesday that 41-year-old Darren Jones was found after midnight Tuesday in his vehicle in a wooded area. He was later found dead after a three-hour standoff, having apparently shot himself. ...

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Business league busy in Madison County — Organization plays vital role supporting economic growth

By Lynn Lofton The Madison County Business League has been a busy group since it was created in 2008 and has grown to 135 members. A privately funded 501(c)(6) non-profit economic development stakeholder and support organization, it plays a vital role in this rapidly growing metro county. “The MCBL provides the Madison County Economic Development Authority with support to fuel ...

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