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It passed. 

HB 1612, which would allow for the creation of Community Improvement Districts (CIDs), just passed the Senate.

The vote total was immediately available.

Several major road projects completed, nearly completed

Weather pending, crews are expected to wrap up work on a $4 million street repaving project in April.

Nearly 15 years after the original plans were announced for Harbor Walk, Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) officials are still optimistic about the development.

Opera prepares for April 27 production

JUUL Labs has since responded to our story published in print and online. Their statement is in the story below.


Anyone attending or watching the Madison County board of supervisors meeting last week probably felt a bit of déjà vu.

Club meeting

The Garden Club of Madison met recently. Kim Duease presented the program followed by refreshments. Hostesses were (from left) Brenda Fortenberry, Carol Stockett, Mary Ann Workman, Sharon Robinson, Tina Begley, Connie Starkey, Laurel Albrecht and Duease.

Flying high

First Presbyterian Day School fifth-graders celebrated National Kite Flying Day by constructing kites out of household materials. Shown are (from left) Piper McCalop, Jake Bailey, Causey Jones and Noble Wilkinson.

Most Valuable

Jackson Prep recently presented football varsity awards. Receiving the Most Valuable Players are (from left) Chance Lovertich, MVP Offense; Jerrion Ealy, Buddy Crosby MVP Award; and Cooper Carroll, MVP Defense.

Rivers Williams

Rivers Williams’ art earned an award of merit at the Chimneyville Crafts Festival. Williams studies under Susan Ingram in Jackson Academy’s Upper School, where she is a junior.

Football walk-on

Madison Central High School senior Truett Bourne has accepted a position of preferred walk-on with the University of Mississippi for football in the fall.

Impact award

Prep senior Neil Stewart received the Jackson Prep Impact Award in recognition of her art project that will be featured in the McRae Fine Arts Building foyer.  Shown are (from left) Emily McClain, Denny Britt, Stewart, and Dr. Lynn Miller.

Park obstacles

Jackson Academy students (from left, back) Camille Towery, Presley Russell, Mary Manning Farese; (second row) Ann Cole Hammons, Anna Lauren Parker, Emma Duncan Hogue, Sophie Rhoden, Mary Peyton Barnette, Hayes Tharp, Lucy Brooks Elfert, Will Adams; (front) Samuel Long, Gray Glaze, Bennett Weir, and Tad Carpenter participated in team building ac

Linzsey Lyle

Linzsey Lyle, St. Joseph’s Catholic High School sophomore, has spent many hours volunteering at Mississippi Children’s Museum. She was recently recognized as “Volunteer of the Month” for December from among hundreds of other museum volunteers.



Kindergarteners (from left) Jaycee Baker, Paylor Jordan, Lucy Hines, Hart Noblitt and Carter Haralson recently dressed for their hundredth day of school at Jackson Academy.