Teacher pay raise bill passes out of House

This was the sixth week of the 2021 Legislative Session. The House met as whole throughout the week to discuss bills that made it out of committee and onto the calendar. Thursday, Feb. 11 was the deadline for members to introduce and discuss these general bills. Over 100 bills were brought up and discussed in session this week. Any bills not discussed in session and left on the calendar have died. The bills that were considered dealt with a variety of topics.
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Nine contested races in municipal elections around Calhoun County

There will be nine contested races in municipal elections around the county this year as qualifying ended last week for town board and mayor positions.
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Pittsboro, ‘City, Vardaman get board candidates

Qualifying for municipal elections ends this Friday.
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New candidates on ballot for Derma, Pittsboro, Big Creek

We’ve hit the final week of qualifying for this year’s municipal elections with some town governments taking shape with a few changes.
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Second week of legislative session is now in books

This is the second week of the 2021 Legislative Session. Because it is early in the session, bills are still being drafted, so floor action has been light.
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Coleman qualifies to run in Calhoun City

Calhoun City has its first qualifier in this year's municipal elections while Bruce has six signed up to run thus far.

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Six have now qualified for Bruce elections

Bruce has the first qualifiers in the county's municipal elections.

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State flag bill approved; legislation deadline next

On January 5, 2021, the 133rd Mississippi State Legislature began the second session in its four-year term.
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Bruce has first municipal qualifiers

Bruce has the first four qualifiers in the 2021 muncipal elections around Calhoun County.

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Qualifying begins for mayor, aldermen elections around county

Qualifying has begun for municipal elections around Calhoun County.
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