Hernando officials discuss employee pay raises, city projects

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: June 07, 2023 6:27 PM CT | Published: June 07, 2023 11:01 AM CT

“Last year, we gave a 5% raise to employees, but the cost of living rose 8%,” Mayor Chip Johnson said. “We need to stay competitive … We don’t want them to leave for other cities.”


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Toni Lepeska

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Toni Lepeska is a freelance reporter for The Daily Memphian. The 34-year veteran of newspaper journalism is an award-winning essayist and covers a diversity of topics, always seeking to reveal the human story behind the news. Toni, who grew up in Cayce, Mississippi, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. To learn more, visit tonilepeska.com

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