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Grambling continues to wrestle with deficit

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Grambling Mayor Ed Jones said Wednesday his administration is trying hard to eliminate an inherited deficit in the city’s general fund, but that he’s no magician.

“It takes a long time because there were things that were neglected in the city,” Jones said.

The $415,913 deficit — one Jones contends is really less than half the size of what it was when he took office in 2011 — was listed as an “on-going concern” in a 2016 year-end audit of Grambling’s finances done by the Banks, Finley, White & Co. accounting firm of Jackson, Mississippi.

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