VAIDEN -- New qualifiers have joined the race as the 2019 election kicks off in Carroll County. Donna Gregg Harper has filed to run as an independent against incumbent Wilton Neal for Carroll County Tax Assessor/Collector, Democratic incumbent Lori M.
Elyse Mathis has been helping youth in Carroll County get back on their feet and create a new path since 2017. Mathis works with the North Central Planning and Development District as a workforce training counselor.
“We shall overcome someday….” These words could be heard as marchers marched from J.J. Knox Gym at 11:30 a.m. to the Montgomery County Courthouse where many were awaiting their arrival and the start of the Dr. Martin L. King Jr. celebration.
The Carroll County School Board is in dire need of bus drivers and have taken exceptional measures to ensure their children get to school safely.
During employee recommendations, Superintendent Billy Joe Ferguson recommended Tiffany Amos, who works as an assistant teacher, also receive pay as a transporter.
CARROLLTON --- With Christy Noah’s resignation as Beat 5 election commissioner, a special election must be held to fill her unexpired term and someone must be appointed before the election to fill the vacancy to help prepare for the primary election in August.
Possibly dividing J.Z. George High School into J.Z. George Middle School and J.Z. George High School and cutting back football coaches were some of the hot topics during the first board meeting of 2019 for the Carroll County School Board.
First Families and Central Mississippi Inc. [CMI] have teamed up to ensure that students who dropped out of school, weren’t able to pass their GED, or were not able to finish high school for other reasons achieve their high school diplomas.
The field is deepening in Carroll County with challengers filing qualifying paperwork this week.
As of press time Wednesday, multiple candidates have qualified to run for the offices of sheriff, chancery clerk, supervisor- Beat 1, both Northern and Southern District justice court judge, and Constable, Southern District.