Merry Christmas: Santa answers letter by sending elves to help make repairs


The Lumumba administration is touting a new deal with Santa Claus that could result in hundreds of water main being repaired across the city.

The mayor and St. Nicholas recently reached an agreement to use elves to patch the “worst of the worst” water mains in each of Jackson’s seven wards.

'Love Gives' campaign launched by Fondren Church for community center


When Fondren Church took over Woodland Hills Baptist Church earlier this year, leaders wondered how they could use the facility to not only serve members but reach out to the community and change lives.

To that end, the church is now working to transform an old gymnasium on the campus into a community center.

Overload: Upstream development eroding properties to the south


When Ken Adcock built his Carolwood Drive home two decades ago, White Oak Creek was a meandering stream, lined with trees and a sloping creek.

Today, because of development upstream, the creek’s formerly slow waters have increased such that they are  eating away at the shoreline, damaging backyards and flooding homes.


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