Jackson Trashing Recycling Programs

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi’s capital will join over 300 cities nationwide that have stopped curbside recycling collections. The program will be suspended at the end of August in part because China’s demand for recycled materials has fallen. The city has spent over $1.1 million a year for curbside…




What’s in Your Superintendent’s Wallet?

HINDS COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi state auditor Shad White has found “alarming” spending practices in the Hinds County School District, saying the district has kept poor control of its credit cards and bank accounts. An assistant superintendent was responsible for more than $50,000 in improper spending, including starting…