Forrest County Emergency Management officials are still working off a worse-case scenario as they await the arrival of Hurricane Nate, which is predicted to make landfall as a weak Category 2 hurricane tonight along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Predictions as of the 11 a.m.
Just 11 months after campaigning on the platform of bringing back new hope for fair election, District 1 Election Commissioner Tyler Wood has resigned his post. The resignation was accepted during Monday’s meeting of the Forrest County Board of Supervisors.
Forrest County taxpayers will not bear the brunt of a tax levy for the upcoming fiscal year as no millage increase was sought. The budget stands at $78.675 million, which consists of $55.498 million in total revenue and a beginning cash balance of $23.177 million.