Mayor Greg Davis asks court to return $96K

Southaven Mayor Greg Davis has asked a Hinds County judge to return to him the $96,000 he paid to the state amid allegations of misspending city money.

The Commercial Appeal reports that Davis filed a motion in Hinds County Chancery Court, where he is locked in a dispute with State Auditor Stacey Pickering over repayment of the funds.

Pickering has sought to garnish Davis’ salary to collect the $73,000 Davis still owes. A judge temporarily stopped Pickering from doing that.