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Mayor: Overdue fees state demands from before he took office

A Mississippi town’s mayor says $106,000 in overdue court fees and other costs the state is demanding be paid date back to before he took office. Tchula Mayor General Vann told The Greenwood Commonwealth on Thursday the money state Auditor Stacey Pickering requested from City Clerk Annie May Horton may have been from between 2011 and 2017. Pickering sent Horton a letter ...

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Tiny town in Mississippi Delta is almost broke, mayor says

A tiny town in the Mississippi Delta has a stack of bills and not enough money to pay them. Tchula (CHEW-lah) Mayor General Vann tells the Greenwood Commonwealththat the town of 2,100 residents had only about $7,000 in the bank this month. He says Tchula owes the IRS more than $54,000 for employees’ taxes. It owes the state about $68,000 for ...

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Former Tchula Mayor Brown has died

JACKSON — Former Tchula Mayor Yvonne R. Brown, the first black Republican female mayor in Mississippi, has died. Officials at Century Funeral Home in Yazoo City confirmed Brown died Monday but had no other details. A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at New Jerusalem Church in Jackson. Brown served as Tchula’s mayor from 2001 to 2009. She ...

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