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A report detailing the One Lake Project is now available for view online.

Less than two months into the project, Siemens has corrected some 5,400 water bills and $547,000 in back usage fees, according to Public Works Director Bob Miller.

Former Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan is retiring after 27 years with the Jackson Police Department.

Federal funding delays road projects, increases costs

Last February, the city of Jackson received $1.4 million to repave a little more than a mile of East Northside Drive.

The legal battle in the Ridgeland Costco case continues.

And again, the amendments to the city of Ridgeland’s zoning ordinance are being questioned.

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Banner school

The Mississippi Council on Economic Education named Germantown High School a banner school for 2016-17.  Because of this honor, one student was awarded the MCEE Banner School for Financial Readiness $500 Scholarship. Shown are (from left) recipient Laurel Lee and Selena Swartzfager.


Memory house

Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area recently dedicated a new Habitat house in memory of Earle F. Jones Jr., a business and community leader who died in August 2013 at 86.







On Hold

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Council waiting for new officials to tackle gating ordinance

AMENDMENTS TO Jackson’s public access gating ordinance continue to be on hold, and will likely be that way until the new council takes seat and new committee assignments are named.




U.S. Kids Golf

Northside Junior players participating in ‘central Mississippi local tour’

Junior golfers on the Northside now have another opportunity to experience the rigors of tournament play.




Jeff on work of Innovate Mississippi

Tony Jeff is president and CEO of Innovate Mississippi. Jeff is a graduate of Mississippi State University and Northwestern University. He joined Innovate Mississippi in 2002, and took over as the company’s chief in 2010. He recently spoke to Sun Senior Staff Writer Anthony Warren about the organization and its efforts to help entrepreneurs.


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The Home Place has been a part of the Northside community since 1946, but Lucille Nichols is who really makes it feel like home.