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Scott County tax collector-assessor retiring

FOREST — Longtime Scott County Tax Assessor-Collector Myra Murrell Davis has announced she will not run for re-election this year and plans to retire in June. Davis’ retirement means the board of supervisors will make an interim appointment until a new collector-assessor is elected and takes office in January. Party primaries are in August and the general election is Nov. ...

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Bryant clears way for conservator of county schools

SCOTT COUNTY — Gov. Phil Bryant has issued a proclamation authorizing the Mississippi Board of Education to appoint a conservator for the Scott County School District. The Scott County School District is rated “B” by the Mississippi Department of Education. Last week, the Mississippi Board of Education amended Mississippi Public School Accountability Standard 2.3, allowing the board to appoint a ...

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Eight counties report damage from storm system

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received reports of damage from eight counties as a result of severe weather that moved through the state yesterday. MEMA says minor street flooding was reported in Hinds, Rankin, Washington and Yazoo counties. Trees were reported down in Jones and Scott counties. There was street flooding reported in Warren County and ...

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