Parham Bridges Park promises to be a busy place in the coming weeks, with nearly $400,000 in improvements and additions planned for the popular Northside facility.
Weeks after rejecting initial bids, Jackson is again prepared to seek proposals to develop approximately eight acres of land across from the Jackson Convention Complex.
Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and the Jackson Redevelopment Authority have called a press conference for March 28 to discuss plans.
Manpower and money hurting city’s efforts to repair streets
Jackson’s long-planned assault on potholes is less an assault and more an attempt to dip water out of a bucket with a teaspoon.
Last fall, city officials said they had fallen behind on repairing potholes largely because of broken down equipment.
Criminals could soon have a tougher time going unnoticed in LeFleur East.
The LeFleur East Foundation is providing up to $15,000 in incentive grants to help neighborhoods in the area purchase and install surveillance cameras.
Efforts to soften terms of Jackson’s sewer consent decree are officially under way.
Recently, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba’s administration met with federal officials to discuss challenges the city faces in meeting decree terms.
Soccer coaches will have a tougher time running out the game clock next season, thanks to recent rules changes handed down by the national agency overseeing high school sports.
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) recently announced eight rule changes for high school soccer.
HB 1612, which would allow for the creation of Community Improvement Districts (CIDs), just passed the Senate.
The vote total was immediately available.
The measure was amended, meaning it will have to go back to the House for concurrence.
Plans to address flooding problems in Belhaven appear to be stalled, thanks to a handful of reluctant homeowners unwilling to grant the temporary easements for the work.