Wednesday, October 28, 2020

State Auditor

Auditor Arrests Municipal Court Clerk in Macon for Embezzlement

JACKSON, Miss. – Today State Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office have arrested City of Macon Municipal Court Clerk, Yolanda Atkins, after she...

Jackson Public Schools’ JROTC Program Earns Top Marks

JACKSON, Miss. – Jackson is home to a nationally-recognized Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC) program that boosts the graduation rates and ACT scores of its participants,...

State Auditor Shad White Responds to MDE Statement

JACKSON, Miss. – State Auditor Shad White has issued the following statement:“Yesterday my team and I wrote a letter that pointed out that the Mississippi Department of Education...

Palmertree Receives National Award from CPA Organization

Stephanie Palmertree recognized as most outstanding government CPA at the state levelJACKSON, Miss. – State Auditor Shad White is proud to announce the American Institute...

Auditors Arrest Former Columbus Chief Financial Officer for Embezzlement

Milton Rawle is accused of embezzling nearly $300,000JACKSON, Miss. – Today State Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office have arrested former City of...

Reports Show Education Data Can be More Accurate

JACKSON, Miss. – Some public school records may be incomplete or contain errors, potentially skewing school program assessments or affecting local school district funding....

State Auditor Releases CARES Act Audit Plan

JACKSON, Miss. – State Auditor Shad White has released his plan to audit over $1.25 billion sent to Mississippi as part of the CARES Act, the...

State Auditor Releases Annual Exceptions Report

Money returned to taxpayers increased by over 350%JACKSON, Miss. – State Auditor Shad White’s office returned over $5.6 million to taxpayers last fiscal year. According to...

Auditor’s Office Arrests Three in Jones County

JACKSON, Miss. – Today Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office arrested Jones County District 5 Road Foreman Roland Graham and Larry Barnes. Graham was...

Auditor’s Office Returns $150,000, Cases Lead to Four Convictions in June

JACKSON, Miss. – State Auditor Shad White announced the Auditor’s office concluded four cases with guilty verdicts for embezzlement and returned nearly $150,000 to taxpayers last...