Posts Tagged ‘City of Brandon’

Community Bank breaks ground for new Spillway Road office

BRANDON — Community Bank has broken ground for its newest construction project. The site of new full-service bank office is located at 1871 Spillway Road, next door to the Fresh Market Café. Projected completion date is scheduled for summer of 2015. Fountain Construction Inc. based in Jackson, serves as general contractor for the project, and […] [...]

Neel-Schaffer opens new Rankin County office

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 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 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

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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