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AG approves opt-out in historic district ordinance

GREENVILLE — A clause in Greenville’s historic district ordinance that allows businesses to opt-out of the program is valid, according to an opinion from the state attorney general’s office. The Joint Greenville Washington County Historic Preservation Commission had sought the clarification. An attorney general’s opinion does not carry the weight of law but is designed to provide public entities a ...

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Commission scraps plans for historic district due to lack of funding

COLUMBUS — An effort to create a historic district for the Southside area has been scuttled due to a lack of funding. The Commercial Dispatch reports the Historic Preservation Commission had planned to seek a 50-50 matching grant of up to $10,000 from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History’s Historic Preservation Division to set up and administer the district. ...

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