At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission, Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a proclamation initiating a statewide burn ban. The ban is effective immediately and remains in force until lifted.
After consideration was given to maintaining adequate reserves, the Yazoo City Public Service Commission Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to approve a surplus of $332,702, which will be forwarded to the City of Yazoo City.
School board members showed their excitement Thursday with applause and words of congratulations upon hearing that the Yazoo City Municipal School District had more than doubled the fund balance in FY2015.