Person of the Week – Knox Ross

Knox RossKnox Ross of Pelahatachie exemplifies the new breed of mayor in Mississippi. Ross is a CPA by profession, and is a part-time mayor. He is progressive, up-to-date, educated and has a strong bias for action. He understands the value of the Internet. For example, he’s brought free wireless Internet access to his downtown, he’s made sure that his town’s Web site is top notch and he blogs. And talk about downtown revitalization. The town is remodeling its Town Hall and renovating an old hardware store into the town’s first community center. Additionally, the town is redoing its sidewalks along U.S. 80, making them more pedestrian-friendly and brushing them up with some landscaping.

Click on these Web sites for more:
The City of Pelahatchie
The Mayor’s blog
City Works on First Community Center

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