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County budget shows increased millage value

Last week, the Itawamba County Board of Supervisors approved the budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. Despite an increase in the county’s assessed value, most of the current budget looks fairly similar to its predecessor. Neither the millage rate for the general fund nor the county school district strayed far from last year’s rates, keeping […]

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County board hires Mills as county prosecutor

Itawamba County has a new prosecuting attorney. During their most recent meeting, the Itawamba County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to hire Fulton resident Chip Mills as the county prosecutor, beginning Jan. 1. Mills replaces Fulton attorney Ray O’Neal, who has accepted a position at the Mississippi District Attorney’s office. O’Neal notified the board via […]

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Supervisors to watch county spending

It’s nothing new, but the Itawamba County Board of Supervisors is having some money troubles. Namely, they’ve run out. During the board of supervisors’ regular meeting this week, county administrator Gary Franks, who oversees the county’s budgeting, warned the board that if its current level of spending continues, they would be overdrawn by the time […]

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