Jackson Prep students (from left) Turner Isonhood, Holly Kullman, Holmes Maley and Trip Cory won the Subject Area Award in Social Studies at the recent 10th and 11th-grade class day program.
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Jackson Academy’s (from left, back) Samuel Hadley, Elizabeth Copeland, Adams Kennedy, Elizabeth Castle, Benjamin Watson; (front) Ben Jones, Ellie Hogue, and Kendall Edmonson were given the best all-around award as recognition for maintaining a balance between academic and extra-curricular activities.
Planning for bridge repairs
All good things must come to an end.
And for residents who have enjoyed less traffic along Hawthorn Drive and Cavalier Drive thanks to bridges being out, that means the structures could soon be replaced.
In a press conference today, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said Jackson should officially begin a search for a new zoo management firm this week.
He said the city hopes to issue a request for proposals (RFP) this week, after its review is completed by the city legal department.
Eastover lakes attract alligators annually, pose no threat
Everyone’s trying to get into Eastover, even the alligators.
Each summer, a handful of the reptiles make their way into the exclusive neighborhood and take up roost at the twin lakes.
Northside real estate is a seller’s market right now. In fact, a bulk of the country’s housing market favors sellers, but that means something different for this area than it does for many other parts of the country.
Kay McRee is the executive director of St. Dominic Health Services Foundation. The foundation was created to support the mission and vision of St. Dominic Health Services. It features two main ministries of education and health care through giving initiatives.
Jackson officials say a skeleton crew in finance are a major reason behind the city’s audit woes.
Recently, auditors completed the 2017 Comprehensive Audited Financial Report (CAFR).
The document was nearly a month late, in part, because auditors noticed several housekeeping problems not reported in recent years.
With the threat of mosquito-borne illnesses, the City of Ridgeland is looking at ways to provide a more effective system to eradicate the pests in the city.