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$340,000 a month

In the battle for the state government’s telecommunications business, C-Spire underbid AT&T by $32.5 million for an eight-year contract. That’s a savings of $340,000 per month for a newer and faster network. AT&T has sued in Hinds County Chancery Court and the case is being heard by Judge Denise Owens.


Job well done

Hats off to Jackson’s public works department for their handling of a recent water main break on the Northside. The break occurred on Thursday in the Belhaven community, but it wasn’t until Friday morning when city officials learned the severity of the problem.




Financing disasters

The horrific wildfires in California that have wiped out thousands of homes and killed scores of people in recent weeks has prompted a similar question as one raised in Mississippi following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Should areas prone to natural disaster be rebuilt?


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We are fortunate to attend a small church with a tight-knit congregation. Our children’s committee hosts a baby shower for each expectant family in our church and invites the entire congregation.