Mayor updates town board on fire contract
An agreement on fire protection between the town, county and the Tunica Volunteer Fire Department has not been reached, Mayor Chuck Cariker told the Board of Aldermen on April 7.
“They wanted to make some changes,” Cariker said. Town officials met to finalize a draft of a contract for fire protection on Friday, April 3. It was submitted to the Board of Supervisors and rejected at their meeting on Monday, April 6.
Smoke on the Mountain opens next week
Tunica will transform into Mount Pleasant, North Carolina for the musical Smoke on the Mountain at 7:30 on three nights – April 23, 24 and 25 – at the Tunica United Methodist Church.
District 5 voters hear from incumbent Daley
Incumbent District 5 supervisor McKinley Daley had the entire stage to himself at Monday night’s Meet & Greet Debate in Dundee.
Event organizer and moderator Rev. Roman Fullilove said he hand delivered invitations to participate to all candidates for supervisor from District 5. Fullilove told the audience of about 75 that one candidate, Craig Jones, had been disqualified by the local Democratic Executive Committee but would be allowed to participate, since an appeal is still pending. But Jones failed to appear. And Fullilove also announced that Independent candidate Billly Pegram had declined, saying Pegram told him that “voters already know what I stand for.”
Breaking News: Casino Outlets To Be Sold
The Casino Outlets property near Robinsonville has been listed in an online auction on May 11.
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