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Singletary Road boxed culvert repair approved

The Grady County Commission accepted the low bid of $47,050 for the repair of a box culvert on Singletary Road, but Grady County’s road superintendent, Stanley Elkins, says the cost could increase once the work begins. Elkins said that water has been coming up under the box culvert and there could be a cavity underneath…

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Graduation special section to be featured in May 27 edition

Friday night May 22 had long been planned as graduation night for the Cairo High School Class of 2020. That also meant that today, Wednesday, May 20, was the date planned long ago for the debut of the 2020 edition of The Cairo Messenger’s Red & Black graduation special section. However, a global pandemic was…

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Proposal to hike cemetery lot prices is still alive at City Hall

The cost to rest in peace in Cairo could soon get a little more expensive. Cairo city manager Chris Addleton has included in his proposed budget for 2020-2021 an increase in the per lot cost of a cemetery plot in City of Cairo cemeteries. The city manager is not proposing a tax hike or increase…

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