Foote hoping to draft ordinance governing temporary rentals
Gerard Gibert, a resident of Ridgeland, was recently named to the Mississippi lottery board of directors. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minor in economics from the University of Mississippi. He is the CEO of Venture Technology. Gibert recently spoke with Sun reporter Nikki Rowell about the Mississippi lottery.
Beginning January 1, Fondren leaders will have their work cut out for them, as they take the next steps in forming the Fondren Business Improvement District (BID).
The district was approved by business and land owners there in the fall. However, the BID won’t become official until January 1, 2019.
Jackson will receive some extra help from the city’s one-percent oversight commission to help pave East Northside Drive.
Recently, the city asked the commission for an extra $600,000 to cover costs for the project, after bids came in significantly higher than engineers’ estimates.
Masa Liles at Highland Village continued the tradition of inviting the children of the Northside Sun staff for a private meeting with Santa. The visit has become a special event for the Sun family and is Santa’s way of thanking us for publishing his letters, which appear in this week’s edition.
Churches across Jackson, Ridgeland and Madison are hosting services on Christmas Eve, and some on Christmas day, to celebrate the birth of Jesus.
Some services are scheduled early in the evening, while others will offer later options.
From food drives to gift giving, Christ United Methodist Church (CUMC) is working to spread Christmas cheer throughout the Northside this holiday season.
CUMC associate pastor Sheila Cumbest said the church had a record year with their “angel” tree. Each year, they work with five different organizations to find children in need.