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County looking to have FEMA disaster loan forgiven

JACKSON COUNTY — Jackson County supervisors are hoping that by changing the way the county assessed its Hurricane Katrina financial damage, it will succeed in having its FEMA loan forgiven. FEMA offered the county up to $14 million after the storm as part of a special Community Disaster Loan. The county borrowed closer to $10 […] [...]

Supervisors deny tax exemption to GCP Laboratories

GULFPORT — Harrison County supervisors have voted 3-2 to deny a Gulfport business a five-year tax exemption. Board members who voted against the resolution yesterday said because it is not a new business, the county would lose money by allowing the exemption. Bill Hessell of the Harrison County Development Commission tells The Sun Herald GCP […] [...]

Supervisors delay action on Greenwood-Leflore Airport grant

GREENWOOD — Leflore County supervisors have delayed action on a grant to tear down and rebuild a general aviation area at the Greenwood-Leflore Airport. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports the general aviation area has never been used because of design problems. Supervisors say they want to meet with the airport board next week. The Delta Regional […] [...]

Extension offers training to new county supervisors

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University Extension Service’s Center for Governmental Training and Technology recently gave newly elected county supervisors some of the tools they needed to begin work in the new year. New supervisors from across the state participated in a training session designed to teach them about basic laws and ethical issues that supervisors […] [...]

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