Opinions

Sports Complex — How do You feel?

On Tuesday, Oct. 2, Grenada City voters will vote on authorizing the purchase of millions of dollars worth of bonds to construct a sports complex. This is not an easy decision. It will obligate taxpayers for the next 30 years, including our children and grandchildren. We invite your opinion. Please write: Letters to the Editor,…

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Economic Impact Sports Study

Economic Impact Sports Complex Feasibility Study for Grenada County, MS August 31, 2018 Prepared by The University of Southern Mississippi Click Link below EI Study – Grenada Sports Complex

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Sports Complex Feasibility Study

Sports Complex Feasibility Study for Grenada County, MS August 31, 2018 Prepared by The University of Southern Mississippi Click Link below Sports Complex Feasibility Study

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Networks encourage polarization

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III      Probably because of my profession, and much to the Boss of the House’s dolour, I am an incurable “news hound.”      Each morning I get up and watch expert know-it-alls on MSNBC’s Morning Joe detail everything in the universe Donald Trump, the Republicans, and us rural…

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Thanks to Chamber Board’s vision

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By JOE LEE III        As a veteran chamber member and twice president, the Grenada County Chamber of Commerce has been close to my heart since my first term on the board of directors some five decades ago.      Like many volunteers who have worked with the chamber over the…

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Merger sharpens development focus

By Matthew Harrison, Executive Director Grenada County Economic Development District The Greater Grenada Foundation for Economic Development is excited about the future possibilities that this consolidation represents.  The GGFED and the chamber’s mission have always been to impact our community through job growth and sustainability. We now have the opportunity to utilize our resources and leadership…

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Tick bite eliminates BBQ ribs

ONE MORE TIME — Comment & Observation — By Joe Lee III      Thank goodness Blue Cross of Mississippi and the University of Mississippi Medical Center recently came to an agreement on billing. Anyone who has tried to decipher a medical bill and the accompanying insurance payment knows how confusing it is. The whole system…

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Rail line purchase boosts Grenada

ONE MORE TIME — Comment & Observation — By Joe Lee III Great news last week concerning the rail line running through Grenada and connecting the Southaven/Memphis rail yard with the Canton/Jackson rail yard. The line has been sold to a Florida group, and, hopefully, the rails between Elliott and Canton will be brought up…

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City working to make progress on road and new business

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III   Journalists hate to report any news that turns out to be inaccurate. Last week this column ran a story pointing out the problems with the frontage road in the Southwest quadrant of Exit 206 of Interstate I-55. Soon after the column ran, City Manager…

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Some say we need to do something

ONE MORE TIME Comment & Observation By Joe Lee III   Recently a friend, who is not a big promoter of the proposed new tourism tax and sports park project, declared, ”We’ve got to do something, our town is just dying on the vine.” It is sad that there is a certain amount of logic…

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