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Supervisor wants county to get property back on tax rolls

NATCHEZ — Adams County has seventy-two parcels of land that County Supervisor David Carter characterizes as “not doing anything for anybody.” Carter says that land should be back in the hands of Adams County’s taxpayers. If he can, Carter tells The Natchez Democrat he wants to organize a land sale to make that happen. The lands to which Carter referred ...

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Schools to dip into reserves; won't request tax increase

HATTIESBURG — The Forrest County School District will not request a millage increase for 2012-13, but will instead use money from its reserve fund to pay for extra expenses in its budget. The Hattiesburg American reports the school district’s budget for the upcoming school year is $24.9 million, up from last year’s budget of $23.9 million. The district has 2,300 ...

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Schools want gaming tax dollars from new casino

NATCHEZ — The Natchez-Adams School District wants to jump on board with the city and county to receive gaming tax dollars from a proposed new casino. The Natchez Democrat reports interim superintendent Joyce Johnson asked the school board at yesterday’s meeting to allow the board attorney to discuss with the Natchez Board of Aldermen if the district could have a ...

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State's March revenue collections exceed estimate

JACKSON — Preliminary figures show the state’s revenue collections in March exceeded the forecast, but Gov. Haley Barbour is still pushing for caution when spending. “As of (yesterday), Mississippi’s preliminary March revenue collections exceeded the revised estimate by 2.16 percent,” Barbour said. “The state collected $9.8 million above the revised March estimate, which was adopted earlier this month. “While this ...

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