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Auditors find problems with Coast county's inventory records

PASCAGOULA — State auditors have found Jackson County’s inventory procedures insufficient. In a report released this week, Auditor Stacey Pickering’s office said the county did not have policies and procedures in place to maintain accurate inventory records. The audit is for the year ending Sept. 30, 2013. The audit found the county’s inventory procedures do not properly document the existence, ...

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Vincent Payne new deputy chief for Biloxi Fire Department

Vincent Payne is the new deputy chief of fire prevention for the Biloxi Fire Department. The 18-year department veteran succeeds Mark Dronet, who recently became the assistant fire chief under new Fire Chief Joe Boney. Payne has been with the Biloxi Fire Department since 1995. He joined the department’s fire prevention bureau in 2005 just days before Hurricane Katrina struck.

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New fire department rating could mean lower insurance costs

COLUMBUS — A new ranking for the Columbus Fire Department could mean reduced insurance rates for home and business owners in the city. The Mississippi Rating Bureau has rated Columbus a four, which is up from its rating a five where it has remained for the past 30 years. Mayor Robert Smith tells The Commercial Dispatch Columbus joins other cities ...

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