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Heavy rain may soon no longer be an issue for storeowners in Decatur after the Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to move forward with plans to address water drainage along 8th Street using Small Muni grant funds.
Newton County Supervisors are working to amend their contract with LifeCare EMS, which provides ambulance service to the county, after the medical provider announced it would be upgrading its equipment to allow for in-house dispatching.
Newton County supervisors are not too happy with the way the Mississippi Transportation Commission distributed the $250 million Emergency Road and Bridge Repair Fund last week.
Of the four priority bridges the Board of Supervisors asked for funds to repair, the county received money for only one on Newton-Calhoun Road.
New Supreme Court Justice T. Kenneth Griffis Jr. of Ridgeland will take the oath of office Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. in the Supreme Court En Banc Courtroom in Jackson
Chief Justice Michael K. Randolph will administer the oath of office to Associate Justice Griffis as one of the first duties as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
The federal government shutdown is causing the Newton Municipal School District to look at options for extending its school lunch funding.
Pam Cox, NMSD food service coordinator, said the district currently has enough money to get through the end of March if the federal government doesn’t reimburse any of the district’s expenses.
The Mississippi State Department of Health’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children will continue full operations through the end of February even without congressional action on the current government shutdown.