A line of job applicants spilled from the G.W. Henderson Recreation Center last Wednesday, as more than 900 people took advantage of the opportunity to speak to potential employers at a local Job Fair.
Town nixes sale of land for ‘safe room’
The Town of Tunica took action on a county request for almost seven acres of land for use by the FEMA Safe Room 361 program.
In executive session, aldermen unanimously voted not to donate or sell the land, located between Old U.S. 61 and new 61 north of the city limits. The matter was considered in executive session as part of the “real estate” exception to open meetings laws.
County awards blues museum contract
Contractor Barnes and Brower was tapped for the $1.6 million Gatesway to the Blues project last week, after supervisors agreed to amend a memorandum of understanding with the Mississippi Department of Transportation to accept an additional $200,000 from that state agency.
Local history: Remembering those who served
Part 2 of a continuing series
Tunica’s sons and daughters have served honorably in the armed forces through various conflicts. This week with Veterans Day coming up, we especially remember Tunica’s most recent casualty of war, William Brandon Dawson, and three airmen from the past, all of whom died fighting for their country.
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