Jackson has scored another victory in its battle to keep the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers Airport.
Recently, a magistrate ruled that Gov. Phil Bryant had to release internal documents related to the passage of SB 2162, also known as the airport takeover bill.
A recent meeting of local leaders could mean smoother streets on the Northside.
Jackson and Hinds County leaders recently met to hammer out concerns regarding street repaving in the city.
The board of supervisors have approved $700,000 in repaving projects in Jackson, including nearly $200,000 in projects on the Northside.
Replacing the current group that manages the Jackson Zoological Park might be easier said than done.
Jackson city officials are considering bringing on a new group to oversee the park, after the Jackson Zoological Society voted to move the park to Northeast Jackson.
However, finding a third party could prove to be difficult.
A market study of the proposed convention center hotel site is expected to wrap up soon, and residents will likely have a chance to sound off on plans next week.
The city of Jackson is planning to host a series of public meetings next week to discuss the study, which is being conducted by Hunden Strategic Services.
N’side students prepare to say goodbye to high school
High School seniors across the Northside have only days to go until they don cap and gowns for the big day - graduation.
It’s May, and that means high school awards days and commencement exercises are right around the corner.
Some Northside moms are taking to yard signs to slow traffic and keep their families safe, following the recent closure of a bridge on Meadowbrook Road.
And their efforts seem to be paying off.
Recently, the city closed a bridge along the heavily traveled roadway between East Ridge and Berlin drives.
Reducing river flow and raising the water temperature along the Pearl River are two of the major concerns of the Mississippi Wildlife Federation (MWF) when it comes to the One Lake Project.
The federation is worried about the impacts building a lake will have downstream.
jackson residents who haven’t gotten a water bill in months will soon get one, according to Public Works Director Robert Miller.
And if they can’t pay the past due amount all at once, the city will be offering a lenient repayment plan.