Millions

By NIKKI ROWELL,

Federal money earmarked for road projects on Northside

Approximately $10,220,940 has been awarded to Jackson, Madison County, and Ridgeland to fund transportation projects in the area.







underwater love

By NIKKI ROWELL,

Madison couple exchange marriage vows in Bahamas with sharks part of the wedding party

Ronnie and DeLane Grogan have always been a nontraditional couple and have never felt the need to go along with the norm.




Commercial growth results in sales tax revenue increase in Madison

By NIKKI ROWELL,

The city of Madison has seen a jump in sales tax revenue recently, which could be attributed to the commercial growth the city is experiencing.

In January 2017, the city brought in $709,136 in sales tax. The following year, the city saw $758,375 in sales tax.

Sales tax revenue increased by $49,239, or 6.94 percent.


Growing Pains

By NIKKI ROWELL,

Decade later Germantown Middle School doubles enrollment

When Germantown Middle School opened its doors 10 years ago, there were 470 students enrolled and 40 faculty and staff members.





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Aaron Pelch, interim athletic director and head football coach at Millsaps College, has been formally named as athletic director. Pelch will continue to serve as head football coach.