MDE reviews GPSD board’s actions
Allegations of Greenville Public School Board members interfering with day-to-day operations of the school district were reviewed by the Mississippi Department of Education and found valid.
Anticipated sewer rate increases of 18 percent in the City of Greenville are being sent to the Public Service commission for approval.
The Greenville City Council approve a proposed rate increase for submission at Tuesday’s meeting. If the commission approves, the rates will be adopted by the council later this year.
Protecting the dozen or so residents in Freedom Village at any expense was stressed at the June 2 Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting by Tommy Benson.
Benson, who is the supervisors for the district, said he brought the issues at Freedom Village to the board’s attention because of prior flood event.
Greenville is among the communities in Mississippi have been designated as accredited Main Street America programs for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center and the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA):
FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES
The Mississippi River is rising again and flood warnings are in effect for Greenville and Washington County until further notice, according to the National Weather Service.
At 11 a.m. Tuesday, the stage was 53.4 feet; the flood stage is 48 feet.
Infrastructure issues were addressed Thursday afternoon by Greenville Mayor Errick D. Simmons at a media conference held at Goodrich and Caroline streets.
Simmons said the city has spent $15.6 million over the last three years on infrastructure.