City talks achievements, challenges with water billing system
A rose by any other name may smell as sweet, but when it comes to local schools, the names hold the utmost importance.
Ann Smith Elementary and Rosa Scott High are both Madison County School District campuses named for former administrators.
Local governmenT officials aim to be advocates for their communities.
D.I. Smith, who serves on the board of aldermen in Ridgeland, not only aims to serve his community in this capacity, but he also calls himself a fitness advocate.
Smith encourages a healthy lifestyle and also is a big supporter of the local trail system.
The Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) is taking steps to eradicate giant Salvinia in the Ross Barnett Reservoir. This is the second time the plant has been found in the reservoir.
Giant Salvinia is an aggressive non-native aquatic plant that was found in the Pelahatchie Bay area.
The Ridgeland Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to approve a $23,728,093 budget for fiscal year 2019.
The city is projecting approximately $22,266,620 in revenue for fiscal year 2019.
The total expenditures for fiscal year 2018 is projected to be $24,240,938.
Ross Barnett Reservoir officials and volunteers are gearing up for the second Operation Clean Sweep on the Pearl River.
The event is designed to help tackle the litter problem along the river and the reservoir.
When Ridgeland Alderman Wes Hamlin was in college and imagined what his future might be like, he saw himself in the pulpit, not in politics.
However, over the years, Hamlin saw a shift in his career choice, partly thanks to his circumstances and the influence of family members. He went on to become Ridgeland’s youngest alderman.
With an uptick in active shooter incidents over the years, area schools are offering training for teachers and working closely with local police departments to ensure the safety of students and be better prepared in case of such an event.
Many people know Warren Strain as the man who provides information on high profile cases across the state. However, when he isn’t representing the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, he serves his city on the Madison Board of Aldermen.
The Ridgeland Board of Aldermen are considering the language of the city’s zoning ordinance and master plan to determine if they should grant a conditional use permit for a proposed facility.
The developer has proposed plans for a senior living facility to be built on property zoned C2.