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Victory acquires stores, accounts from Cloutier Oil

NATCHEZ and RIDGELAND — Ridgeland-based Victory Properties has bought 11 convenience stores and nine dealer accounts of Cloutier Oil in Natchez. Lawrie Cloutier, owner of Cloutier Oil, tells the Natchez Democrat the sale was completed March 19. Terms were not disclosed. Cloutier Oil was started Oct. 1, 1958, and originally served commercial businesses that had fuel tanks that needed refilling. ...

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Officials second-guess store security law

JACKSON — Some Jackson officials are questioning whether a new city law on convenience store security is enforceable, and some store owners say the law will unreasonably increase their costs of doing business. The city council voted last month to require each 24-hour convenience store to have a security guard on duty from midnight to 5 a.m. Convenience stores that ...

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Jackson councilman wants insurance mandate on certain convenience stores

The liability insurance Jackson City Councilman Kenneth Stokes wants to require of convenience stores in the city that sell alcoholic beverages may make the premises safer from mishaps such as slip-and-falls. But don’t look for it to lessen the likelihood of violent incidents – or to even cover customers injured by violence, insurance professionals say. >>> SEE FULL STORY <<<

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