A statewide movement to shield Mississippi from the possibility of future legal restrictions on firearm ownership and access will come to Oktibbeha County at Monday’s board of supervisors meeting.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously joined their counterparts in Lowndes County on Monday by asking the State Auditor’s Office to investigate East Mississippi Community College’s financial decline over the last decade.
Oktibbeha County is hoping to soon begin work on a road improvement project along Blackjack Road but is waiting for easements from property owners.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors met for the second time in five days Tuesday, which made its first meeting of 2018 a brief gathering.
Incoming District 4 Supervisor Bricklee Miller, the first woman to serve on the Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors, has wasted little time preparing for her new position since her November election.
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors’ appointment of Minnie Fox to the OCH Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees appears on hold after supervisors failed to approve the motion Monday.
His diplomatic skills are often compared with those of Attila the Hun. He is not always averse to airing personal disputes in the public arena. He can come off as unyielding, even obstinate.
But those quirks should not obscure one thing we have come to know about Lowndes County District 1 Supervisor Harry Sanders: He gets things done.
The Lowndes County board of supervisors is encouraging the county school board to lower its budget request for the 2013-14 school year.
Citing preliminary figures from the Lowndes County tax assessor’s office, Board of Supervisors President Harry Sanders said the value of a general county mill may increase about $40,000, while school millage value could see a jump as high as $57,000.
Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board member Harvey Myrick confirmed he was relieved of his duties Tuesday by Lowndes County Board of Supervisors President Harry Sanders and Columbus Mayor Robert Smith, the two who appointed him in 2011.