The Carroll County Board of Supervisors may look into the steps to become an ACT Work Ready Community. At their Nov. 26 meeting, Montgomery County Economic Development Director Sue Stidham came and talked to supervisors about coming on board.
Those who pass through the Town of Vaiden and residents will begin to see a new two percent tourism tax starting Jan. 1.
The measure was passed during the Nov. 6 election. The tax will bring in money for parks and recreation.
Beginning in January, the State of Mississippi will began rolling out its new tag. The new tags have a golden background with the emblem “In God We Trust” in the center, and Carroll County residents will see an increase if the new tag is mailed to you.
Saturday will kick off the Christmas season in Montgomery County with the annual Christmas parade and lighting of the square in downtown Kilmichael.
The parade will take place at 5 p.m. with the lighting following. Lineup will begin on School Road at 4:30 p.m. and participants are asked to enter School Road from Highway 413.
A Coila man who has dedicated his life to helping victims of crimes and domestic violence get back on their feet recently opened a thrift store to aid in his efforts to open transitional housing.
Alonzo Lewis II said while holding a yard sale, the idea came to him to open a thrift store.
The Carroll County School District is looking into how much it will cost to repair damage caused by the Nov. 1 storm to J. Z. George High School and Marshall Elementary. During the storm, J.Z. George took the biggest brunt of the hit, and Marshall received a small amount of damage.
The Carroll County Board of Supervisors met in a special-called meeting Tuesday morning in Carrollton to discuss their emergency road and repair fund. The funding will come from $250 million that has been allocated by the legislature during a special session earlier this year.
The Winona Ministerial Alliance is helping to spread a little love this season by holding their annual Thanksgiving service. Although after Thanksgiving, it’s their way of telling the community they don’t have to be alone this season.