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Fines mounting up for Superior Asphalt’s airport contract

St. Anthony plans holiday gala

The holiday season is here and the grinches are out. The Madison and Ridgeland police have some tips and reminders for Northsiders to ensure their holidays remain merry and bright.

Northsider organizes coat drive during holidays to help homeless, less fortunate stay warm

New trees, shrubs and plantings could soon be going in along one of Belhaven’s major thoroughfares, thanks to efforts of two neighborhood groups.

The city of Jackson released this press release today: 


Financing disasters

The horrific wildfires in California that have wiped out thousands of homes and killed scores of people in recent weeks has prompted a similar question as one raised in Mississippi following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Should areas prone to natural disaster be rebuilt?



A better playoff

Here’s a great idea from Yahoo Sports columnist Dan Wetzel: Since some of last weekend’s college football conference championship games essentially are the first round of the playoffs, how about replacing these games by bringing four more schools into the chase for the national title?


American values

Donald Trump is faced with the same dilemma all U.S. presidents face in dealing with U.S. allies who don’t live up to  American values. Do you stick by principle and reduce ties with an economic or security partner who violates our nation’s norms? Or do you gloss over the ally’s transgression and conduct business as usual?







Missed Deadline

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Fines mounting up for Superior Asphalt’s airport contract

Hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines could be on tap for a major paving contractor, who has fallen months behind on a project to overlay a runway at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport.





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Jackson Academy seniors Avery Hederman, Erin Hederman, Darby Douglas and Columbia Holeman signed to play collegiate sports. The signing was held in the Jackson Academy Learning Commons.