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September 7, 2021 - Filed Under: City and County Government, Economic Development

Volunteers, employees and board members of the tourism sector or related organizations can get training and build networks with other tourism professionals in the Excellence in Tourism Leadership Program.

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October 28, 2020 - Filed Under: Community, Voter and Election Information, Health, Coronavirus

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippians voting in person on Election Day will notice extra precautions in place to ensure the safety of polling locations.

March 6, 2020 - Filed Under: City and County Government

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippians looking to learn more about county government have a free, up-to-date resource at their fingertips. 

The Mississippi State University Extension Service has released the sixth edition of its publication “County Government in Mississippi.”

A collaborative effort between the MSU Extension Center for Government and Community Development and the Mississippi Association of Supervisors, the book is available at https://gcd.extension.msstate.edu/.

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February 19, 2020 - Filed Under: Extension Program Priorities, City and County Government, SNAP-Ed, Rural Health

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Once every decade, Mississippians have the chance to make a difference at the local, state and national levels.

Participating in the U.S. Census has a large impact on daily life. Being underrepresented as a state leads to reduced representation in Congress and less federal funding for education, infrastructure, emergency response and wellness programs. In short, there are long-term negative effects of not participating in the census.

November 18, 2019 - Filed Under: Local Flavor, City and County Government

Mississippi fruit and vegetable producers, specialty foods producers and interested farmers can learn how to get their products on local store shelves and into new markets during an upcoming meeting.

Success Stories

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Community, City and County Government
Volume 7 Number 2

New municipal clerk uses Extension training to earn promotion

From municipal elections to public-records requests, all official records for the city of Jackson are the responsibility of Angela Harris.

 

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City and County Government, Technology
Volume 3 Number 1

Small town builds big online presence

The Woodville Board of Aldermen was ready. It was 2014, and the officials concluded that the city needed a website to offer residents and tourists up-to-date information about city services, community events, and tourist attractions. City Clerk Cathy McCurley was appointed to create and maintain the new website for the southwest Mississippi town. The only problem? She knew nothing about building websites.

City and County Government
Volume 2 Number 1

Extension helps Mississippi town balance its budget

Local governments and water associations often face the balancing act of meeting the infrastructure needs of the residents they serve and keeping costs for those services affordable.

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Community, City and County Government
Volume 1 Number 2

Extension Center For Government and Community Development trains local government officials

When Myra Murrell Davis graduated from East Central Community College in 1979, she did not have a clear career path in mind.

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Community, City and County Government
Volume 1 Number 1

Hernando's City Clerk relies on MSU Extension

Hernando is the fastest-growing town in DeSoto County, but City Clerk Katie Harbin is part of a team at City Hall dedicated to maintaining Hernando’s small-town appeal.

ECTO Apps

Filed Under: City and County Government
App type: Android
Mississippi Association of Supervisors Directory provides statistical data and contact information for each of Mississippi’s 82 counties, as well as photos and contact information for all county supervisors.

Select Your County Office

Your Extension Experts

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Extension Associate III
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Associate Extension Professor
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Extension Specialist I
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Extension Specialist I
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Head, Ext Ctr Govt & Comm Dev
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Assistant Extension Professor