Posts Tagged ‘City of Brandon’

Neel-Schaffer opens new Rankin County office

by MBJ Staff Published: January 21,2014

Tags: City of Brandon, Derick Milner, engineer, engineering, Maptech Inc. expansion, Neel-Schaffer Inc.

BRANDON — The Jackson-based engineering firm Neel-Schaffer Inc. has opened an office in Brandon that will be managed by Brandon native Derick Milner. Neel-Schaffer now has 39 offices, including 16 in Mississippi, spread throughout nine states. Neel-Schaffer also has a subsidiary surveying firm, Maptech Inc. that is located in Pearl, representing an additional office in […] [...]

Burn center moving from Crossgates to CMMC

BRANDON and JACKSON — Two years after a multimillion-dollar expansion, the burn center at Crossgates River Oaks Hospital is relocating to Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. The state Department of Health has issued a certificate of need to Health Management Associates approving the move from the Brandon hospital. According to a Health Department news […] [...]

Another city approves liquor sales at restaurants

BRANDON — Liquor will flow in Brandon. The Clarion-Ledger reports voters yesterday approved a referendum that will allow liquor sales within the city limits. Including absentee ballots, 3,051 voters said yes and 1,190 said no. As a cost-saving measure, all six wards voted in City Hall and paper ballots were used. Brandon is the seventh […] [...]

Restaurant tax hike wins at the polls; law effective Sept. 1

by Associated Press Published: July 10,2013

Tags: Brandon Mayor Butch Lee, City of Brandon

BRANDON — Voters have approved a 2 percent restaurant tax in Brandon, taking the total tax on prepared food and beverages to 9 percent. The Clarion-Ledger reports about 2,400 residents turned out to cast ballots yesterday. Revenue will go toward developing the city’s tourism, parks and recreation offerings. The tax applies to all restaurants as […] [...]

City to vote on proposed 2 percent hike in restaurant tax

by Associated Press Published: July 9,2013

Tags: City of Brandon, restaurant tax, tax, tourism, tourist

BRANDON — Residents are heading to the polls in Brandon to vote on a 2 percent restaurant tax that would raise the 7 percent sales tax to 9 percent on prepared food and beverages. If approved, the gross proceeds from the tax will go toward developing tourism and recreation in the city. The Clarion-Ledger reports […] [...]

Brandon Mayor on Smoking Ban

by Stephen McDill Published: March 16,2010

Tags: City of Brandon, Mayor Tim Coulter, MBJ-TV, No smoking ban

March 16, 2010 – The City of Brandon is proposing a smoking ban that will effect retail areas in the city and be the first of its kind for Rankin County. Mayor Tim Coulter breaks the proposal down for MBJ-TV reporter Stephen McDill. [...]

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