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Noxubee County library begins process to restore original building

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www.wcbi.com – Kealy Shields – 2023-09-13 19:04:07

SUMMARY: The Noxubee County Library in Mississippi is receiving nearly half a million dollars in for repairs and renovations. The library, which was originally built as a county jail in 1907, has been converted into a library since 1984. The funding from a grant provided by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, as well as a $100,000 donation from the Harold Gibson Memorial Foundation. The restoration will be done in several phases, with the first phase focusing on repairing the roof. The has a deadline of 200 days for completing the roof restoration.

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Former Mississippi casino hotel could be used to house immigrant minors

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www.wjtv.com – Mike Suriani – 2024-05-23 09:00:29

SUMMARY: A vacant former casino hotel in Tunica, Mississippi, may house unaccompanied immigrant minors. The proposed Influx Care Facility (ICF) would be in the Harrah's Hotel Complex, closed since 2014. John Keith Perry, Board Attorney for Tunica County Supervisors, stated the Board hasn't officially supported the plan, though the current owners are in talks with a private entity. Representative Cedric Burnett opposes the plan, arguing it would not benefit the community or the gaming industry. The Tunica County Sheriff's Office also expressed concerns, citing a lack of resources to the initiative. No comment was received from the property owners' firm.

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Scattered storms through the end of the week – Home – WCBI TV

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www.wcbi.com – McKinley Dean – 2024-05-23 04:34:43

SUMMARY: COLUMBUS, Mississippi (WCBI) – A warm and rainy Thursday is expected with scattered showers and thunderstorms throughout the day, gradually clearing by evening. Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall could cause potential . Temperatures will rise to the mid to upper 80s and fall to the upper 60s overnight. On Friday, thunderstorms will continue with heavy rain and gusty winds in the morning, clearing by afternoon. Highs will remain in the upper 80s. Rain chances persist into the with warm and muggy conditions, seeing highs in the upper 80s to low 90s through .

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Mississippi Speaker’s tax reform plans entail lots of changes for state

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www.wjtv.com – Richard Lake – 2024-05-22 21:23:53

SUMMARY: Mississippi legislators will examine substantial tax reforms in the next , potentially leading to significant changes. Dr. Joshua Hendrickson from the of Mississippi highlights the complications of the current tax system, which taxes income, sales, and savings interest, urging a streamlined approach. Previous efforts include a phased-in tax cut from 2022, championed by Governor Tate Reeves. However, complete elimination of income tax may necessitate compensatory tax increases. House Speaker Jason White indicates that discussions will income, gas, and the nation's highest grocery tax, balancing complex financial and political considerations to maintain budgets.

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