Hinds school district audit problems


JACKSON – The State Auditor’s Office found what it called “alarming business practices” at the Hinds County School District during an audit.

State Auditor Shad White said in a news release Monday that auditors found poor controls over the district credit cards and bank accounts, which had not been reconciled in nearly a year.


Hazardous waste day set


Household Hazardous Waste Day has been set for Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

This is the day when people can dispose of their household hazardous waste for free at the Marion County Transfer Station on Mississippi 586 in Foxworth.

Patricia Anderson


Patricia Anderson

61, Columbia

Graveside services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Woodlawn Cemetery for Patricia Anderson, 61, of Columbia, who died on Friday, Aug. 2 at her residence. Visitation was held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at Colonial Funeral Home.



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