The Town of Vaiden is looking into a water rate increase for any business with a two-inch water meter. Mayor Mel Hawthorne said the Town of Vaiden was awarded a $450,000 Community Block Development Grant. However, because of the pea sized gravel that has been in the water, it’s caused problems at the town’s lagoon.
The newly-elected and re-elected Carroll County Board of Supervisors held its first meeting of 2020 Monday morning in Carrollton. The board welcomed new board member Josh Hurst, representing Beat 2, and new Chancery Clerk Casey Carpenter.
The old saying goes “Give people their flowers while they are yet living.”
Thursday night in the J.Z. George High School, the Carroll County School District did just that for Superintendent Billy Joe Ferguson – they gave him his flowers.
As the 2019 comes to a close, there are changes coming in several of our county offices, and newly-elected officials will be joining those elected for another term for the official swearing-in of elected officials next week.
Twelve students at Winona High School will have the chance to sing with the Delta State Honor Choir.
Choir Director Megan Brock said she asked her students if anyone would be willing to learn the music, and she had some willing participants.
“They have to sing two excerpts and learn how to read sight music,” she said.
Friday, will officially mark the end of a half-century career in education for Billy Joe Ferguson.
Ferguson, who began in the Carroll County School District as a coach, worked his way up to principal of Vaiden High School and on to Superintendent.