Mississippi Public Universities
IHL Press Release
DELTA TASK FORCE TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING IN FAYETTE, MS
8/8/2006 - Jackson, Miss.

The Special Task Force for the Revitalization of the Delta Region, a group formed by the 2006 Mississippi Legislature’s House Bill 1034, will hold a public hearing Saturday, August 12, 2006, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon, at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 307 Main Street, Fayette, MS. Hearings have been held throughout the Delta region over the past six weeks. Residents from surrounding areas including Port Gibson, Natchez, and Lorman, and other communities in the area are encouraged to attend and voice their concerns and identify issues regarding the Delta’s long-range economic development plans. Reservations are not necessary.

For more information on the public hearings or on the Special Task Force for the Revitalization of the Delta Region, please contact Debra Anderson at the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Bureau for Long Range Planning at 601-432-6264.

The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning governs the public universities in Mississippi, including Alcorn State University; Delta State University; Jackson State University; Mississippi State University including the Mississippi State University Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine; Mississippi University for Women; Mississippi Valley State University; the University of Mississippi including the University of Mississippi Medical Center; and the University of Southern Mississippi.

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