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02/17/2015 - 9:37am

City of Jackson crews had just arrived on the scene of a water main break on Eastover Drive. The break likely occurred earlier this morning, on Eastover near Northeast Drive. It was unclear what caused the main break at press time. Director of...

02/11/2015 - 6:10pm

PARENTS OF DYSLEXIC STUDENTS are back to square one after the death of a bill that would have required public schools to provide dyslexia evaluations and therapy.

The bill, sponsored by District 25 Sen. Will Longwitz, died in the...

02/11/2015 - 6:02pm

A BILL THAT potentially could have saved Mississippi taxpayers millions of dollars has failed to make it out of a Senate committee.

And, as a result, developers still have plenty of time to cash in on the cultural retail attraction (...

02/11/2015 - 5:54pm

A YEAR AFTER hiring new legal counsel from the state attorney general's office, the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV) believes it's getting more for its money.

Two attorneys and two paralegals from the AG's...

02/11/2015 - 5:51pm

THE NFL SCOUTING COMBINE takes place next week. Indianapolis is where young men will go to be weighed, measured, timed, tested, interviewed and much more.

Millions of dollars can be made - or lost - depending on how the athletes...

02/11/2015 - 5:45pm

COME AUGUST 4, Madison County voters should be signing electronic poll books, said Circuit Clerk Lee Westbrook.

Last week, the Madison County Board of Supervisors voted to buy 220 electronic poll books, which are about the size of an...

02/11/2015 - 5:37pm

WORK IS UNDER WAY on a mixed-use project that will bring 240 luxury apartments to Fondren.

The development is the Meridian at Fondren, a $33 million project being built on Lakeland Drive, north of the University of Mississippi Medical...

02/11/2015 - 5:34pm

TIF BONDS lead interesting lives: Last week, Madison County extended the life of the Galleria TIF, but one official said he believes the TIF will retire early.

“We’ve added a few years to the end of the maturity to buy some...

02/11/2015 - 5:31pm

AS THE DAUGHTER of a U.S. Navy officer, Shelia Palmer has lived in the states and abroad in almost every type of housing, ranging from Quonset huts to military barracks.

One style of home that Palmer was not used to was the traditional...

02/11/2015 - 5:29pm

RIDGELAND is trying again.

Last week the Board of Aldermen passed a resolution asking the state Legislature to let the city vote on whether to implement a temporary one percent sales tax.

The tax would be added to purchases in...

02/11/2015 - 4:50pm

Liz Cleveland is corporate relations manager for the Foundation for Public Broadcasting in Mississippi. Cleveland and her husband Rick live in Fondren and have two adult children. She attended the University of Mississippi and joined the...

02/11/2015 - 4:47pm

LEADERS IN FONDREN say a recent meeting with developers has cleared up some of the misconceptions about a $21.4 million apartment complex going up between Lorenz Boulevard and Taylor Street.

However, some questions still remain as to...

02/11/2015 - 4:42pm

OFFICERS in Precinct Four could soon be communicating through the state’s emergency radio system, rather than the antiquated one currently in use in Hinds County.

The board of supervisors is looking at all options when it comes...

02/11/2015 - 4:37pm

REZONING CONTINUES in Gluckstadt, with about 30 acres of agricultural-use land rezoned for C-2 commercial use last week.

Property owner Agnes Stanley plans to use her 29.16 acres to service tractor trailers, said Madison County Zoning...

02/09/2015 - 4:16pm
Work is under way on a mixed-use project that will bring 240 luxury apartments to Fondren. 
The development is the Meridian at Fondren, a $33 million project being built on Lakeland Drive, north of the University of...
02/04/2015 - 3:37pm
If you’ve just stolen clothes from a person’s house, don’t take selfies modeling the clothes and put them on Facebook. 
That’s a lesson Torez White will have to learn the hard way. 
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02/04/2015 - 3:33pm
Developers and residents were told to work out an agreement regarding the future use of the old Colonial Country Club property. 
The Jackson Planning Board was expected to decide last week if it would rezone the former club...
02/04/2015 - 3:32pm
LeFleur East will have its headquarters for at least another year. 
The Jackson City Council approved extending the special exception for the home at 4658 block of Old Canton Rd., to 2016.
The exception allows...
02/04/2015 - 2:56pm
UPDATE: The bill setting a deadline for the completion of projects to receive the cultural retail attraction sales tax incentive failed to pass the Senate Finance Committee.
 
Developers of the Renaissance at...
02/04/2015 - 2:52pm
The city of Jackson continues to exceed most of its goals for hiring minority firms. 
For fiscal year 2014, the city awarded $8.3 million in contracts. 
Of those, the total construction contracts awarded to...
02/04/2015 - 2:51pm
Increasing the number of air service providers at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport is among priorities for Carl Newman, the new chief executive officer of the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA). 
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02/04/2015 - 2:49pm
Jackson city officials are questioning the motives behind Hinds County’s efforts to create a county wastewater authority. 
The county is crafting legislation that would give the county permission to create an entity to...
02/04/2015 - 2:49pm
Jackson city officials are questioning the motives behind Hinds County’s efforts to create a county wastewater authority. 
The county is crafting legislation that would give the county permission to create an entity to...
02/04/2015 - 12:19pm

PEDESTRIANS and cyclists in Madison could have a new sidewalk in spring 2016.

The sidewalk will start at the intersection of Madison Avenue and Rice Road, and will travel north along Rice/Tisdale to Wellington Way, the entrance to the...

02/04/2015 - 12:15pm

THE CITY OF MADISON will get more than $550,000 in road funds from Madison County this year, with several subdivisions set to have streets overlaid.

Last week, county officials finalized a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that...