Lowndes County will wait to gather proposals from local health providers before deciding what to do with a potential shared-site health care clinic.
A man directly connected with the firm Oktibbeha County supervisors hired to conduct an analysis of OCH Regional Medical Center once played a major role in a failed effort to acquire the hospital.
Oktibbeha County supervisors excluded Healthcare Management Partners Monday from a shortlist of finalists vying to conduct an upcoming financial and strategic analysis of OCH Regional Medical Center.
Four firms are likely to emerge as finalists to study OCH Regional Medical Center’s finances and future outlook, but hospital Chief Executive Officer Richard Hilton said the shortlist should be narrowed to three because of a perceived conflict with one of the applicants.
Oktibbeha County received proposals from nine different firms to assess OCH Regional Medical Center’s financial health and future viability, but little information about each proposal is known after the submissions were neither presented nor discussed during Monday’s board of supervisors meeting.
Mississippi legislators are not obligated to fully fund an education budget formula every year, a judge ruled in a lawsuit filed by a former governor.
A top Mississippi budget writer is telling leaders of most state agencies to plan how they would cut spending in case voters approve a school funding initiative in November.
The skies were already clouding over for an initiative meant to require higher funding of Mississippi’s education system. But they’re getting darker.
The state has denied a Columbus group’s charter school proposal but local organizers say they will continue their push to open another public education option for city children.
The Mississippi Charter School Authorizing Board held a public forum in Columbus Tuesday night.
Approximately 50 people gathered at Genesis Church, and what would be the home of Inspire Charter School, to hear from ICS’s executive director Darren Leach and offer their input.