TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Todd Hunt, the director of the BancorpSouth Arena, is retiring at the end of June, Mayor Jason Shelton confirmed.
Hunt’s last day will be June 30.
Hunt has served two stints as head of the Arena. The first stint was from 1997 to 1999, and the second stint began in 2007.
He was previously the director of Humphrey Coliseum at Mississippi State University from 1999 to 2007.
This news comes days after the mayor and Tupelo City Council discussed putting the director under the city, like other department heads.
The director is currently under the nine-member coliseum board. The change has not been voted on yet.