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Jones County citizens against Choctaw casino are not backing down

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JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A group calling themselves the Concerned Citizens of Jones County said Monday they will not stop until The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians come out with a full estimate of what it will cost to bring a casino to the area.

Group organizers praised The Jones County Board of Supervisors Monday morning for drafting a resolution opposing the establishment of a casino in this area.

The group said if the Choctaws don't help with the cost for fire, water, sewer and other infrastructure needed, the bill will fall on tax payers.

Jones County Board President Andy Dial said roads alone would cost $2 million.

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