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Brown retiring as executive director of MDOT

NATCHEZ — Larry “Butch” Brown says he’ll retire as executive director of the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

Brown has a news conference scheduled today in Jackson to make the announcement. He told The Natchez Democrat that he would leave the post at the end of June.

Brown says his health is also a concern. He is battling prostate cancer for the third time. Doctors at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, will perform surgery Jan. 21.

The 67-year-old Brown said he chose the June 30 retirement date to allow time to finish projects he’s started and to coincide with the end of the state’s fiscal year.

Brown was mayor of Natchez for eight years before accepting the MDOT job.


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