Breaking News

Seawall reconstruction

Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV) officials are getting ready to begin the second phase of the seawall construction project at Sunrise Pointe and Paradise Pointe.

PRV officials considered the contract for the construction during the Shoreline Development Committee on Monday, July 17.

More houses

A third phase is about to be under way at Arbor Landing at the Reservoir. The Shoreline Development Committee reviewed construction plans for the section of homes during the latest July meeting.

LeAnne Brewer named new executive education director at Millsaps College

Northsider LeAnne Brewer is the director of executive education at Millsaps College, a newly created role in which she works with the Mississippi business community to develop professional education and training programs that use the expertise of professors in the Else School of Management at Millsaps.

New stop sign

A stop sign will soon be put in place at the intersection of Forest Lake Place and Annandale Drive in Madison.

The property owners’ association recently requested a three-way stop sign be installed in order to help slow down traffic.

Watters honored for contributions

Betti Watters was the recipient of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Social Workers, Mississippi Chapter.

This award goes to Mississippi NASW members who have made significant contributions to the field of professional social work throughout their professional careers in Mississippi.

Crime Report

Jackson Crime

The Jackson Police Department received the following reports for:

Beasley Road, 1800 block, business burglary, Entergy, June 27;

Beasley Road, 400 block, auto burglary, July 6;

Briarwood Drive, 100 block, stolen license plate, June 28;

Briarwood Drive, 400 block, auto theft, July 5;

Feel the bite


New code enforcement rules to impact local property owners

Amendments to Jackson’s code enforcement rules are designed to give city ordinance more teeth, but local property owners, not absentee landlords, are likely going to feel the bite.