Two lawsuits were filed Monday regarding a fatal 2018 wreck on U.S. 98 that followed a police chase when the driver avoided a roadblock.
In one case, Curtis Floyd of Pike County alleges the wrongful death of his son, LaCurtis Floyd, a passenger in a car driven by Kevin M. Allen.
The Marion County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Monday to accept a 3% raise for themselves.
The three incumbent supervisors, Beat 3’s Tony Morgan, Beat 4’s Tater Rowell and Beat 5’s Calvin Newsom, voted for the increase, while the two incoming supervisors, Beat 1’s Blue Green and Beat 2’s John Moree, voted against it.
The South’s population grew faster than any other region from 2018 to 2019, census estimates released last week show, driven by migration from colder, more expensive Northern states.
The region’s population as a group increased 0.8%: Alabama 0.2%, Tennessee 0.8%, Florida, 1.1%, Georgia 1.0% and so on.
Many county officials in Mississippi received raises in a 2019 bill passed by the Legislature. That included 5% more for chancery and circuit clerks, plus additional fees for constables and coroners.
All the lights, bells, whistles and rinks are gone, and I have to eat my words, “No one will go ice skating in 60 degree Columbia, Mississippi.” Congratulations to all who made it happen.