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Local News

11/19/2014 - 12:58pm
The Candidates have qualified for the Ward One special election. But there will not be a Republican primary, despite talks of having one weeks ago. 
Candidates running for the seat vacated by Quentin Whitwell include Charles...
11/19/2014 - 12:57pm
Good police work helped officers in Precinct Four stop a number of crimes recently on the Northside. 
An officer out on patrol broke up what would have been an armed robbery in the 1100 block of Greymont Avenue in the early...
11/19/2014 - 12:42pm
Public access gates continue to be popular on the Northside, with another neighborhood recently being approved for one of the devices.
The city of Jackson has approved East Hill Drive’s petition for a public access gate....
11/19/2014 - 12:41pm
Joy Hogge is the executive director of Families as Allies in Jackson. The organization works to help families of children with behavioral and mental health challenges. Hogge received her master’s degree and doctorate in psychology from...
11/19/2014 - 12:39pm
Having multiple families of twins living in one neighborhood isn’t unheard of. 
In a suburb of Pittsburgh, next-door neighbors gave birth to twins a week apart, according to a 2014 article in the Pittsburgh Post-...
11/19/2014 - 12:32pm
What appeared to be a bad deal for the city of Jackson years ago could be considered a good deal for the city’s taxpayers today. 
The city entered into an agreement with the Hinds County Board of Supervisors in 1994...
11/12/2014 - 2:13pm

THE CITY OF MADISON’S gun-carry ordinance now mirrors state law.

Last week the Board of Aldermen voted to revise the city’s ordinance, which previously banned guns from all city property.

The city of Madison and...

11/12/2014 - 2:10pm

MADISON CENTRAL football fans, good news: Finding a replacement for head football coach and athletic director Bobby Hall will involve “highly successful coaches” and will thus have to work around high-school football playoffs, one...

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...