Upadte 8/15/2017 9:10 p.m.: Voters in Hinds County have approved the school bond issue.
More than 2,500 people voted Tuesday.
The totals came to roughly 85% in favor of the bond and 15% against it.
HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Some residents in Hinds County will head to the polls Tuesday to vote on a school bond.
The Hinds County School District says the funds will be used to make improvements to the schools. The total amount of the bond is $59.9 million.
Improving access roads, adding new signage and fences, and improving parking and lighting are some of the upgrades needed school leaders said.