The Winona Board of Aldermen approved the adoption of a tax increment financing (TIF) plan in the development of Stribling Equipment/Empire Truck Sales, an $8 million development planned for the southwest corner of Interstate 55 and Highway 82 in Winona. The vote came after a planned public hearing on development and the city’s use of a TIF to
Brian Rigby was just 18 years old when his mother, Carmen Rigby, and three other people were murdered at Tardy Furniture Store on July 16, 1996.
“When I was 36, I realized that I had lived half my life with my mom and half my life without my mom,” Rigby said. “I’m 41 now.”
The Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District will see a $106,000 shortfall in state funding this school year compared to last year. However, with the Mississippi Legislature not fully funding the Mississippi Adequate Education Program again this year, the district is underfunded $1,065,716.