Understanding Mississippi Ad Valorem Tax and the County Budget Process

The Mississippi Association of Supervisors Minority Caucus (MAS-MC) in collaboration with the Mississippi State University Center for Government Technology will present, “Understanding Mississippi Ad Valorem Tax and the County Budget Process” on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 10:00 A.M.  This one-hour session will be a virtual presentation via Zoom. To access the Zoom presentation, please [...]

By |2020-07-26T17:45:10+00:00July 26th, 2020|Masmc News|0 Comments

Bolivar County Votes to Remove Confederate Monument

A Confederate statue remains outside the Bolivar County Courthouse in Cleveland, Mississippi on July 3, 2020. CLEVELAND — The Bolivar County Board of Supervisors has voted to remove the Confederate monument in front of the Cleveland courthouse. Supervisor Jacorius Liner made the motion to remove it; no supervisors voted against the motion. At their last meeting, [...]

By |2020-07-09T03:40:28+00:00July 7th, 2020|Masmc News|0 Comments

Virtual Meeting Press Release

Official Press Release For Immediate Release – July 6, 2020 Contact Person:        Andrew L. Smith (601)573-7163 or (601)446-3060 Minority Supervisors Caucus to Hold Virtual Annual Meeting The Mississippi Association of Supervisors Minority Caucus (MAS-MC), in consideration of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, announced on June26 that it will transition its 2020 Annual Meeting, scheduled for [...]

By |2020-07-09T03:36:50+00:00July 6th, 2020|Masmc News|0 Comments

Mississippi Officially Retires Its State Flag

Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today Mississippi Highway Patrol officers furl the state flag outside of the Capitol in Jackson on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Mississippi’s former state flag with the divisive Confederate battle emblem in its canton was officially retired to a museum on Wednesday after flying over the state for 126 years. Flags were [...]

By |2020-07-09T03:55:03+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Masmc News|0 Comments

Bill Bynum: Netflix’s $10 million investment will help HOPE close state’s wealth gap

HOPE Enterprise Corporation Bill Bynum, CEO of HOPE Credit Union ITTA BENA — When the coronavirus pandemic hit, pre-existing health, education, housing, and economic conditions amplified the impact on the country’s most vulnerable people, including those living in the southernmost region — particularly the Mississippi Delta. Bill Bynum, CEO of HOPE Credit Union, a [...]

By |2020-07-09T03:57:13+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Masmc News|0 Comments

‘It’s an artifact’: Mississippi officially retires its state flag to a museum

Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today Mississippi Highway Patrol officers furl the state flag outside of the Capitol in Jackson on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Mississippi’s former state flag with the divisive Confederate battle emblem in its canton was officially retired to a museum on Wednesday after flying over the state for 126 years. Flags were [...]

By |2020-07-09T03:50:58+00:00July 1st, 2020|Masmc News|0 Comments

Confederate battle flag comes down: Myrlie Evers weeps. ‘Medgar’s wings must be clapping.’

Kayleigh Skinner/Mississippi Today Myrlie Evers and Gov. William Winter head to the opening ceremonies for the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History in December, 2017. Myrlie Evers began to weep when she heard the Mississippi Legislature voted to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag. “I can’t believe [...]

By |2020-07-09T03:44:38+00:00June 29th, 2020|Masmc News|0 Comments

State Unveils K-12 Schools Reopening in the Fall

Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today, Report For America Magee Elementary School students participate in phonics and phonemic awareness exercise Friday, December 6, 2019. This week the Mississippi Department of Education released guidelines for how K-12 schools should reopen in the fall. In a document titled “Considerations for reopening Mississippi Schools,” the department outlines a three month [...]

By |2020-07-09T04:00:57+00:00June 11th, 2020|Masmc News|0 Comments
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