Garbage pickup is set to resume on Monday along with other signs of life beginning to get back to normal after a week of wintry isolation for many area residents.

The City of Corinth suspended garbage pickup for the week in the city, and Waste Connections suspended pickup in the county, as well. Both are set to resume the regular schedules on Monday.

Public Works Director Clayton Mills said the city’s schedule will be on the usual start time and the normal pickup schedule.

After a week of City Hall being shut down, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen are set to get back to business with a meeting at 10 a.m. on Monday. It was originally set for last Tuesday and was twice rescheduled due to the winter storms.

Among the business on the agenda for the city board is a possible extension of the moratorium on the painting of outdoor murals. Some proposed guidelines have been under review but have not yet been put to a vote. The board will also be looking at a land lease agreement with Verizon, which is seeking a tower location to improve service in the city.

The board will also have public hearings for property cleanup at 504 Harper Road, 1208 Pine Road, 3013 North Haven Drive, 607 Scale Street, 1702 Proper Street, 402 Young Street, 1409 Washington Street, 201 Stanley Street, the corner of South Harper Road and Liddon Lake Road, and one other for which an address is not available.

The board will also consider a street closure for the Reconnect for Autism Color Run, and the public works director is requesting to purchase a work truck for the Solid Waste Department and a skid steer for the Street Department.

The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors would have had a regular meeting this past Monday. The board will next meet at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 1.

Visitor facilities at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center and Shiloh Battlefield are reopening at noon on Saturday. Shiloh does not have snow removal equipment, and some of the auto tour route may remain closed due to hazardous conditions.

Staff Writer

Jebb Johnston is a 1991 Alcorn Central High School graduate and a 1995 Ole Miss journalism graduate. His primary beats are city and county government.

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