A group of nearly 50 people gathered on the lawn of the Attala County courthouse Sunday morning in response to the civil unrest across the country resulting from the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis, MN, police officer.
The start of the federal murder trial of Roland Mitchell Dampeer, 28, in the Northern District Court of the United States District Court has again been delayed at the request of the defendant’s counsel. Originally set to begin Apr.
Rather than hire consultants to provide the district with teacher coaching and student tutoring, Superintendent Billy Ellzey is proposing that the district use those monies to create in-house positions to provide those services.
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