TUPELO — Voters have approved a $44 million bond request from the Tupelo Public School District.
School officials say over 85 percent of the voters approved the request. It required 60 percent to pass.
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports voters cast 3,276 ballots, with 2,800 supporting the request to issue the bonds to fund infrastructure upgrades, security features and added technology. The issue had at least 80 percent support at each of the 14 voting precincts.