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Developers get nine more months to decide on center

Developers have roughly three months to decide if it will lease some 130 acres of airport property to build a $165 million mixed-use project in Flowood.

The property is owned by the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA).

Lindsay on joining Jackson’s council

Virgi Lindsay was recently elected Ward Seven councilwoman for the city of Jackson. Before joining the council, Lindsay was a newspaper reporter and longtime executive director of the Greater Belhaven Foundation (GBF). She recently spoke to Senior Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about her position and the issues facing the city.


Eastover Repaving

Motorists driving along Eastover Drive now have a much smoother commute, following a recent repaving project.

Crews with APAC Mississippi recently repaved the street from Ridgewood Road to the I-55 North frontage road.

Last week, the street still needed to be striped.

Indoor Shooting Range

Ridgeland officials are researching the possibility of an indoor shooting range. To open the idea up to citizens, the city is holding a public hearing on Tuesday, September 19.       

If the city finds that building the facility is possible, the city’s zoning ordinance will be amended. The public hearing is to consider the amendment.