New mixed-use development planned for Madison featuring businesses and housing

By NIKKI ROWELL,

Work will soon be under way on a new mixed-use development in Madison, which is designed to have the feel of a historic downtown neighborhood.

The Village at Madison will be located off Main Street near the police department and will be home to the newest Half Shell Oyster House location.




HARPER GRACE’S LEGACY

By NIKKI ROWELL,

There are a lot of names and faces associated with the medical marijuana initiative in Mississippi, but it all can be traced back to one: Harper Grace.

Jackson native Ashley Durval, Harper Grace’s mom, said Harper Grace began having seizures at six months old.




Madison County closer to becoming home to new licensing facility

By NIKKI ROWELL,

Plans are moving forward for a Department of Public Safety (DPS) licensing facility in Madison County, which could service 250 people each day.

DPS and county officials are working toward establishing the terms of an occupancy agreement, which will then go before the board of supervisors for approval.









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