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C Spire seeks more support for fiber-to-home plan in Corinth

C Spire said it was holding off its plans to build its Fiber-to-the-Home initiative in Corinth until it could garner more support from city leaders and the community. In an email to city alderman Chip Wood, a former market manager for C Spire in Corinth, the company said it was holding off on the program “after […]

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Joey Chestnut, left, and Matt Stonie compete in the Slugburger Festival eating contest last year. Stonie won by eating 43 burgers in 10 minutes.

Lucky 13 vying for World Slugburger Eating Championship in Corinth

It’s an epic eating showdown in Corinth Saturday, featuring two arch rivals eating deep-fried burgers made with meat and soy under a sweltering Mississippi sun. Should be intriguing. It’s the Fourth Annual World Slugburger Eating Championship. A week after upending eight-time defending July Fourth Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating champion Joey “The Jaws” Chestnut on Coney Island, Matt […]

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Taco Bell to build new Tupelo location; Booneville to open in November

Taco Bell is building another location in Tupelo, and work will begin once a new restaurant in Booneville is built. Franchise owner Phil Little, who has Taco Bell locations in Corinth, Tupelo and New Albany, confirmed that a deal to purchase land on West Main Street in Tupelo was finalized Friday, with Clay Short of TRI Inc.’s, commercial realty arm. […]

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Corinth Coca-Cola completes West Tennessee expansion

Corinth Coca-Cola Bottling Works, which last month finalized its expansion into the West Tennessee cities of Jackson and Paris, announced today that it has completed its territory expansion into the market with the addition of 13 zip codes in and around Dyersburg, Ripley, Covington and Brownsville.  Corinth Coca-Cola’s expanded territory rights were first announced in April […]

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Corinth Coca-Cola now in Jackson and Paris, Tennessee

It’s taken two years to materialize, but Corinth Coca-Cola Bottling Works Inc., is now officially serving the markets in Jackson and Paris, Tennessee. The expanded territory rights were first announced in April of 2013. Corinth obtained distribution rights and related assets from Coca-Cola Refreshments USA Inc., who first received such rights from Coca-Cola Bottling Co. […]

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Avectus Healthcare in Corinth expanding again

From the Mississippi Development Authority:  Officials from data processor Avectus Healthcare Solutions, LLC announce the company is expanding operations in Corinth. The project represents a $400,000 investment and will create 70 new jobs, bringing the total number employed at the facility to approximately 270. In September, Avectus Healthcare announced an expansion to accommodate an increase […]

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Last February, Caterpillar announced a $14.8 million investment that would add 30 jobs to its new Large Engine Remanufacturing Facility, which builds the company’s C175 engine used for mining equipment and power generation.

Caterpillar’s finances under investigation by grand jury

A federal grand jury is investigating “financial information” in Caterpillar’s domestic and international operations and subsidiaries, according to regulatory documents filed this week. The investigation was first reported by the Herald & Review in Decatur, Ill. Caterpillar said it received a subpoena Jan. 8 asking for information “concerning the movement of cash among U.S. and non-U.S. […]

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