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Local News

11/12/2014 - 2:05pm

THE MADISON COUNTY Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) has extended its no-bid airport-study contract with County Engineer Rudy Warnock at Warnock’s request, said MCEDA Executive Director Tim Coursey.

“We will be...

11/12/2014 - 1:47pm
Hasn’t the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) done enough to Jackson?
First, the agency is forcing the capital city to spend $400 million it doesn’t have to shore up its aging sewer system. 
...
11/12/2014 - 1:47pm

Warren Strain took office last week as alderman at large for the city of Madison. He replaces John Howland, who left the position to become District 2 supervisor for Madison County. Strain is also director of public affairs for the...

11/12/2014 - 1:43pm
There’s a new rezoning case on Lakeland Drive. But don’t worry, it doesn’t involve a Costco and it doesn’t involve Smith-Wills Stadium. 
Pyron Real Estate LLC is asking the city rezone a parcel of...
11/12/2014 - 1:42pm

NOW THAT THE GROWTH in Ridgeland is no longer at the “crazy, exponential” level of the last several years, the city can focus on addressing zoning issues and reaching major project goals, one official said.

“The...

11/12/2014 - 1:39pm

TERRY LOVELACE has both conceptual and technical approval of a preliminary plat for a new phase of Lost Rabbit, but several steps remain before he can sell lots.

Lovelace has an option on 134 acres just south of the existing Lost...

11/12/2014 - 1:34pm
Jackson’s residency requirement for new employees could hamper the ability of the city attract qualified police and firefighters. 
However, it’s unlikely that the City Council will be changing the ordinance any...
11/12/2014 - 1:30pm
The recent structural problems reported at the Hinds County Detention Center in Raymond are nothing new. 
Shortly after the holding facility opened its doors nearly 20 years ago, officials there began reporting problems....
11/12/2014 - 1:25pm
Whether or not opponents of a proposed overflow parking lot across from Highland Village can move forward will be decided next month. 
A Hinds County circuit judge is expected to decide on Monday, December 22 whether or not...
11/12/2014 - 1:21pm
Jackson city officials say plans are in the works to address a major cause of the sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) along the Pearl River. 
The city recently began work to repair portions of the West Bank Interceptor and is...
11/05/2014 - 7:09pm
A new service club for individuals who like to rise early but aren’t able to break away for lunch time meetings could soon give them a new opportunity to serve. 
Rotary Club International’s Central Mississippi...
11/05/2014 - 7:08pm
Joe Myers has been volunteering at the Billy Brumfield House for nearly 20 years, but his service with the charity could soon come to an end. 
The men’s emergency shelter is expected to close on November 15, because of...
11/05/2014 - 7:06pm
Plans to construct the Museum to Market Trail will be delayed for at least six months, in part, due to the city of Jackson’s efforts to improve water service. 
The city is installing a water main from High Street to...
11/05/2014 - 7:05pm
 Boulders are expensive.
In 2012, the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership (GJCP) released Vision 2022: One Voice, it’s 10-year strategic plan for the metro area.
The plan, according to chamber officials...
11/05/2014 - 7:04pm
The museums along Lakeland Drive mean big business, literally. 
The four museums located in the LeFleur Museum District had an economic impact of more than $33.2 million on the city of Jackson and the metro area. ...
11/05/2014 - 5:40pm
 
The museums along Lakeland Drive mean big business, literally. 
The four museums located in the LeFleur Museum District had an economic impact of more than $33.2 million on the city of Jackson and...
11/05/2014 - 5:40pm
 
The museums along Lakeland Drive mean big business, literally. 
The four museums located in the LeFleur Museum District had an economic impact of more than $33.2 million on the city of Jackson and...
11/05/2014 - 5:40pm
The museums along Lakeland Drive mean big business, literally. 
The four museums located in the LeFleur Museum District had an economic impact of more than $33.2 million on the city of Jackson and the metro area. ...
11/05/2014 - 5:40pm
The museums along Lakeland Drive mean big business, literally. 
The four museums located in the LeFleur Museum District had an economic impact of more than $33.2 million on the city of Jackson and the metro area. ...
11/05/2014 - 5:37pm
Students on the Northside continue to beat the state and national averages on the ACT college entrance exam. 
Most schools on the Northside scored well above the state average composite score of 19, and the national average...
11/05/2014 - 5:10pm

A DOWNTOWN square development that’s getting closer to fruition will be one of a kind, said Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler.

“There will not be another project like this in the Southeast. Details I cannot give at this time,...

11/05/2014 - 4:58pm

THE PARKWAY SOUTH Public Improvement District (PID) is afloat for now, since one landowner redeemed some of his land from the state.

The PID is centered on the southern part of Galleria Parkway, which parallels I-55 and runs from...

11/05/2014 - 4:53pm

LOCAL GOVERNMENTS are revisiting their gun-carry ordinances to comply with a new state law regarding how much they can limit the carrying of firearms.

Madison County and the city of Madison has amended their ordinances, and Rankin...

11/05/2014 - 4:47pm

A LOCAL ENERGY and metering services firm is conducting an audit of Madison County’s facilities to determine how the county could save energy and money.

The board of supervisors recently chose McNeil Rhoads from among three...

11/05/2014 - 4:28pm

Eric Brooks is the new principal at Ridgeland High School. A Canton native and graduate of Tougaloo College and Jackson State University, Brooks has lived in Ridgeland since 1993 and worked in Madison County Schools for seven years. He was...