‘Downtown’

By NIKKI ROWELL,

Mayor McGee aims for pedestrian-friendly West Jackson Street

It’s no secret that West Jackson Street is Ridgeland’s designated “downtown” area.

However, Mayor Gene McGee would like to see some changes along the street to enhance the downtown feel residents have come to associate with the area.





Mayor McGee’s 2019 priorities include city hall, infrastructure

By NIKKI ROWELL,

From infrastructure to economic development, Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee and the city of Ridgeland have a full plate now that 2019 is in full swing.  McGee has set some lofty goals for the year, including knocking out some major road projects, breaking ground on a new city hall facility, developing a downtown area and building on the city’s comm



Ridgeland’s farmers’ market slated to end in December extended because of success

By NIKKI ROWELL,

The city of Ridgeland’s weekly farmers’ market, True Local Market, has been extended into the new year.

True Local Market began in October and was expected to run through the end of December 2018. However, due to the success of the market, it will continue.


New Madison County property owners group outlines goals

By NIKKI ROWELL,

The Madison County Property Owners Association (MCPOA) is steadily growing as more county residents join to have a unified community voice. MCPOA board members have big goals for 2019. The group is open to residents of Madison County subdivisions in areas that are not incorporated and county homeowners who do not live within a subdivision.





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