Tag Archives: Hinds County

VDCI lands mosquito-abatement contract

May 13, 2014

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With spring comes mosquitoes and the threat of West Nile virus, but one county is taking a proactive defense. The Hinds County Board of Supervisors members have awarded a mosquito abatement contract to Vector Disease Control International (VDCI). Terms were not disclosed. VDCI has an office located in Jackson, and has been serving the Jackson […]

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Jackson has some of the lowest gas prices in the nation

June 10, 2013

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According to a fuel price map on GasBuddy.com, the city of Jackson and surrounding Hinds County has some of the lowest gas prices in the nation. The USA National Gas Price Heat Map has most of Mississippi in the light green to dark green range with an average gas price of $3.09-3.22 per gallon. Other […]

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OPINION: Saggy brains support saggy pants ordinances

June 11, 2012

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Saltillo’s board of aldermen, last week, became the latest group of intellectual giants to approve a ban on wearing saggy pants in public. The unanimous vote came just a few weeks after the Columbus  city council voted 4-2 to give initial approval of a new ordinance against “sagging” or below-the-waist pants. The Saltillo vote also […]

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County spending data now online at SeetheSpending.org

September 13, 2011

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Policy group puts data online for citizens; may sue Hinds County JACKSON – Mississippians can now see the details of spending decisions made by 62 of the state’s 82 counties at SeeTheSpending.org in an easily searchable format. “People are frustrated with the direction of government, and they feel helpless to do anything about it,” said […]

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