Posts Tagged ‘fees’

Two more jucos announce fall tuition increase

by Associated Press Published: May 8,2013

Tags: appropriation, budget, college, community college, education, fees, funding, postsecondary education, tuition

BOONEVILLE and FULTON — Northeast Mississippi Community College and Itawamba Community College are raising their tuition fees for the fall semester. They join Copiah-Lincoln Community College, which earlier this week announced a tuition increase. Northeast President Johnny L. Allen said in a statement that the increase was the first since 2010. Allen said while the […] [...]

College Board approves tuition hike at public universities

by Associated Press Published: May 8,2012

Tags: colleges, education, fees, higher education, learning, state agency, students, tuition, universities

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Tuition will rise about 8.5 percent, on average, next year at Mississippi’s eight public universities. The increase was approved yesterday by the College Board, finalizing an amount that was discussed last month. In-state students taking two semesters of full-time classes will pay an average of $5,906 for the 2012-13 school year. That […] [...]

Aldermen amend city’s zoning ordinance to foster construction

PETAL — The Petal Board of Aldermen has voted to amend the official zoning ordinance for the city, hoping to make it easier for building in the city. Mayor Hal Marx said the goal is to make it easier for people to go through the approval process and cut fees. The Hattiesburg American reports one […] [...]

TVA to introduce new fees for shoreline marinas; operators opposed

by Associated Press Published: February 23,2012

Tags: angling, boating, electricity, energy, fees, fishing, marinas, outdoors, power, power distribution, power generation, recreation, utilities, water

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — The Tennessee Valley Authority is preparing to roll out new fees for shoreline marinas across the seven-state region. Some smaller operators say it could be the death knell of their businesses. But TVA says these are private operators making money from public land and a restructuring of fees has been in order […] [...]

State to get more fees in lieu of taxes from TVA

by Associated Press Published: February 13,2012

Tags: electricity, energy, fees, power, power distribution, power generation, utilities

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — The Tennessee Valley Authority expects to pay about $7 million more in fees in lieu of taxes to the state of Mississippi in fiscal year 2012 versus the past fiscal year. Federal government-owned corporations like TVA pay fees to states where they operate in lieu of state property taxes. TVA spokesman Mike […] [...]

Bryant’s proposed budget could mean higher tuition at two-year schools

JACKSON — The leaders of Mississippi’s community college system say that the 5.5 percent cut in their budget proposed by Gov. Phil Bryant could lead to higher tuition, bigger classes and more part-time instructors. They say any decrease in funding would only aggravate a money crisis that the colleges have been struggling with, as the […] [...]

Building permits down, but city expects to collect more fees

OLIVE BRANCH — Olive Branch may record fewer residential building permits this year than ever before, but the city still expects to collect more in permit fees because of big-box business development. The Commercial Appeal reports city officials collected $296,000 in building permit fees last year but expect to collect $375,000 this year, an increase […] [...]

Cartoon – October 5, 2009

by For the MBJ Published: October 5,2009

Tags: Cartoon, fees

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