This is the start of the Back to School shopping season and Tax-Free Weekend is Friday and Saturday. It is the weekend when people traditionally shop for their kids and spend a little extra money on a night out or weekend get-together before school starts.
Bipartisan legislation to help states, counties and municipalities offset the revenue losses caused by COVID-19 shelter-at-home decrees is being hammered out by Congress.
An estimated $500 billion in federal dollars will trickle down to Mississippi, Coahoama County, Clarksdale and ultimately those doing business with the city, county and state.
U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson has announced the awarding of $9.14 million in grants to 21 airports in the Second Congressional District.
The funding is part of Washington’s massive economic stimulus package due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
A quick look around will tell anyone this is the season to plant.
We've had our cold weather and yes, the rain has slowed most farmers down, but the Sun shines a little longer and hotter each day and the green has bloomed strong. Even city folk can look around and see it is Spring and that means it is the time to plant.
In the late 80’s Jimmy Walker Sr. saw the need for a self-contained oxy/acetylene unit- or cutting torch outfit. After being unable to find manufacturers to produce his cart, Walker began acquiring equipment he bought from local auctions.