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Jackson is getting just $50,000 of the $110 million in BP settlement funds doled out in the recent special session, but District 25 Sen. Walter Michel says the city got a good deal.

Northsiders form group to recognize random acts of kindness; bracelet awarded

Costco construction traffic isn’t to blame for the recent potholes that have cropped up along a recently repaved section of Highland Colony Parkway in Ridgeland.

First Presbyterian Day School will host its annual fundraiser Holiday Potpourri October 12 in the home of Richard and Charlotte McNeel in the Eastover neighborhood.

Nearly 20 years ago, a group of Northsiders worked tirelessly to improve a once popular Jackson landmark.

Now, their efforts are fading with Mynelle Gardens falling victim to location and city financial woes.

Jackson’s bond payments are skyrocketing this year, and the city has little option but to pay them.








N’side lawmakers have mixed results in 2018 session

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Northside lawmakers will likely be going back to the drawing board next year, after failing to push through some of their top priorities.

The lawmakers failed to get bills passed this year that would allow for community improvement districts (CIDs), amend voting laws, give tax breaks to homeowners and change the state flag.








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Robert H. Watson will receive Mississippi College’s Award of Excellence at the university’s 2018 homecoming.

Activities include an October 26 awards banquet at Anderson Hall.