Mississippians who live in the Hinds County School District lines, including Bolton, Byram, Edwards, Raymond, Terry and Utica, will vote to approve or disapprove a bond issue for their public schools on Tuesday, Aug. 15. Sen. David Blount, D-Jackson, and Rep. Jarvis Dortch, D-Jackson, represent citizens who live within the HCSD boundaries and urged voters to approve the measure. ”As legislators representing the Hinds County School District, we will always stand up to support our public schools,” Blount and Dortch said in a joint statement. “We work so the state of Mississippi does right by our schools. Our children depend on local support too. We support the school bond measure that voters will voice their opinion about on August 15, and we...
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Hinds County School Bond Measure Draws Lawmakers' Support