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New code enforcement rules to impact local property owners

Heavy flooding and black mold has forced the closure of one of the Northside’s oldest libraries, but officials hope to reopen it in a new location before school starts.

Last year, many local wine and spirits store owners were concerned about big box grocery stores having license to sell wine and liquor on their shelves.

A recent study resulted in The Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) budget doubling.

The Madison County Board of Supervisors recently approved an additional $600,000 for the authority.

Close to 1,000 homes have been sold on the Northside in the last six months. In the same tperiod, around 1,700 were on the market.

A local neighborhood group has scrapped plans to use a former home on Old Canton Road for an event and office space, and is now looking for a new location.

Feel the bite

New code enforcement rules to impact local property owners

Amendments to Jackson’s code enforcement rules are designed to give city ordinance more teeth, but local property owners, not absentee landlords, are likely going to feel the bite.

LeFleur East sells Creekmore house

A local neighborhood group has scrapped plans to use a former home on Old Canton Road for an event and office space, and is now looking for a new location.

The LeFleur East House, a two-story home at 4658 Old Canton, has been deeded to James Holt Crews, of Jackson, according to Hinds County Chancery Clerk records.

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