Special Notice Pursuant to the County Government Reorganization Act of 1988, all county centralized purchasing officials—the purchase clerk, the receiving clerk, and the inventory control clerk—must be certified in their positions at the beginning of a new term of office or within one year of their appointment. Certification requires attendance at a seminar and successful completion of an examination covering the material taught during the seminar. The seminar will be offered on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the Oxford Convention Center in Oxford, Mississippi and Thursday, July 28, 2016 at The Hilton Hotel on County Line Road in Jackson, Mississippi. For registration details please contact the Mississippi State University Extension Service at (662) 325-3141.