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By ANTHONY WARREN,

N’siders want ability to pay for neighborhood improvements

Northsiders are again asking the state for the ability to tax themselves to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods.

And again, they’re gearing up for a battle with the lieutenant governor, who for years has refused to let them do it.





still voting for more than 80 years Iva Dee Bondurant has never missed an opportunity to cast her vote

By NIKKI ROWELL,

Americans made their way to the polls last week to have their voices heard in the midterm election.

Iva Dee Bondurant, a 102-year-old resident of Ridgeland, was no different, as she said taking part in the election was her civic duty.




Langford on Operation Shoestring

Operation Shoestring turned 50 this year, and to celebrate, the nonprofit organization has a major event later this month. Executive Director Robert Langford has led the organization for 22 years. Langford is a graduate of Washington and Lee University and San Francisco State University.







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jack dunaway’s caring heart leads to group performing small acts of kindness

Just one small act of kindness could turn a person’s day around. Nathan Dunaway, founder of the Do a Jack Attack group, is encouraging people to do small acts of kindness for others each day.


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