Zoo Blues

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Attendance, money woes plague future of Jackson Zoo

Recently, the Jackson Zoological Park announced the unexpected death of Casper the giraffe.

Prior to the death, zoo keepers reported that the 14-year-old reticulated giraffe was not feeling well.




Funding Talks

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Officials explore financial options for infrastructure needs

Talks continue on how Jackson plans to fund its current and future infrastructure needs.

The capital city has billions of dollars in road, water, sewer and drainage problems, and leaders are grappling with how to address them.





Overhaul

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Mayor tackling problems in water billing department

A major overhaul of Jackson’s water billing department is under way, a sign Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba is fulfilling his promise to fix the city’s billing issues by early next year.




Pages

Social

The Jackson Academy Accents won in the MAIS Spirit Competition, taking first place in both the AAAA Kick division and the AAAA Pom division against teams from across the state.