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N’siders want ability to pay for neighborhood improvements

Northsiders are again asking the state for the ability to tax themselves to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods.

The Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet, under the artistic direction of Jennifer Beasley, will present their annual production of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” December 8-9 at the Jackson Academy Performing Arts Center.

LEADERS in Massena Heights expect public access gates to begin going up in the next two to three weeks, following a recent vote by the Jackson City Council to allow them.

Americans made their way to the polls last week to have their voices heard in the midterm election.

Iva Dee Bondurant, a 102-year-old resident of Ridgeland, was no different, as she said taking part in the election was her civic duty.

While Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves wouldn’t support a bill that would help Jackson residents better preserve their property values, he did back at least 12 other tax bills during the 2018 legislative session.

Operation Shoestring turned 50 this year, and to celebrate, the nonprofit organization has a major event later this month. Executive Director Robert Langford has led the organization for 22 years.




PriorityOne Bank

By LAUREN LITTLE,

Special to the Sun

PriorityOne Bank wants to help you avoid becoming a victim of identity fraud. Below are eight tips from the American Bankers Association to help consumers protect their information.

ABA suggests following these eight tips:



Strategic M&A Advisors, LLC

By GREG MALONEY,

Special to the Sun

Ross & Yerger and Strategic M&A Advisors announce the creation of a strategic partnership between the two firms. The partnership has been created in order to bring Business Advisory and Sell-Side M&A Brokerage services to the mutual clientele of their respective firms.


Crime Report

Ridgeland Crime

The Ridgeland Police Department received the following reports for:

Adcock Street, 800 block, auto burglary, October 6;

Copper Cove, 7000 block, petit larceny, October 2;

County Line Road, 1200 block, petit larceny, October 4;

Green Glades, 100 block, identity theft, October 3;








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