Teams earn bye

By ANTHONY WARREN,

MID-SoutH Association of Independent Schools Class 6A playoffs get under way this week, and for three schools that means a Friday night off. 

Madison-Ridgeland Academy (10-2, 5-0) earned the top seed in the district, followed by Jackson Prep (9-2, 4-1) and Jackson Academy (7-4, 3-2).


Not Enough?

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Developer Clint Herring is banking on a series of protective covenants/deed restrictions to garner support for his efforts to rezone Meadowbrook Office Park.

However, even with Herring’s proposed restrictions, there is still some discord among residents opposed to the plan.






A conversation with Orlansky on work of center for justice

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Major changes to the state’s voting laws could be on the way, with two major lawsuits pending in federal court. Beth Orlansky, advocacy director for the Mississippi Center for Justice, is involved in those cases. She recently spoke to Sun Senior Staff Writer Anthony Warren about those cases, as well as the center’s other work.




Foot the Bill

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Jackson taxpayers’ contribution highest for library services.

Jackson taxpayers continue to foot the bill for the majority of library services provided across Hinds County.

Meanwhile, funding for libraries in Madison County appear more equally spread across the population.





Work scheduled to start next week on Cavalier and Meadowbrook bridges

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Two major bridge replacement projects are slated to get under way next week, with Jackson city officials expected to issue notices to proceed on the Meadowbrook Road and Cavalier Drive projects on October 28.

A notice to proceed is the official document contractors need to begin work on a government-sponsored project.


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