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County millage to drop

August 29, 2013

Residents of the five districts in Clay County will be seeing a decrease in their district's millage rates.

The figures were outlined in Clay County's 2013-2014 budget, which will be adopted by the Board of Supervisors at a hearing on Sept. 13.

The residents of each district will be asked to pay a separate tax, which is added to the county rate based on “whatever debt has been issued by the supervisor,” Clay County Chancery Clerk Amy Berry said.

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Businesses prepare for Prairie Arts

August 29, 2013

West Point businesses are buzzing with activity in preparation for the 35th Prairie Arts Festival. Some shops have been part of the festival since its inception, but others have only been around for a year or so.

The Salon and Boutique, formerly The Salon on Main, has a great location to be part of the festival. In its large building across from the Bryan Public Library, the business plans to have a full crew working at both the hair salon and fashion shop. Hair stylist Lauren Bohon said she is excited about the upcoming weekend.

Clay County 2013-14 budget finalized, set for adoption

August 29, 2013

The 2013-2014 budget for Clay County has been finalized by the Clay County Board of Supervisors. On Wednesday, the board met to look through the budget and will hold a hearing on Sept. 13 to adopt the budget.

The millage rates from last year’s budget have either increased or decreased, based on “needs,” Clay County Chancery Clerk Amy Berry said.

A millage of $1.00 was added to this year’s budget for East Mississippi Community College’s Capital Campaign.

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West Point, South Panola battle for supremacy

August 29, 2013

Powerhouses, dynasties, juggernauts, perennial powers, state champs and the list could stretch for miles in describing two of the most storied and recognizable high school programs in Mississippi Friday night gridiron: West Point and South Panola.

The Titans of Mississippi football will square off at 7 p.m. Thursday night.

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