By Ayesha K. Mustafaa
At the regular meeting of Hinds County Board of Supervisors, Monday, Jan. 7, all cameras were focused on Supervisor Doug Anderson. He rescinded his planned retirement on Dec. 31, 2012, one day before it was to take effect.
His retirement was based on “health concerns” as given in a statement submitted by his daughter, Jackie Anderson Woods of Atlanta….
By Othor Cain
With only one day left before Supervisor Doug Anderson’s resignation/retirement was scheduled to take effect, he pulled the plug on it.
After 19 years in the county post, and more than 36 years in public office, Anderson had said through his daughter, Jackie Anderson Woods, that he was giving up the post due to health concerns. Anderson had suffered a stroke last December, his second one in a six-month period. His recovery from the stroke had worried his family….