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Due to the recent loss in water pressure, the city of Jackson has issued a boil water notice for residents on Robert Drive.

Since May more than 400 potholes in North Jackson repaired

More than 35,000 faulty water meters were installed as part of the city’s $91 million energy performance contract with Siemens.

Mississippi Food and Wine Festival

Grandfather and grandson become traveling partners enjoying tennis tournaments

A national criminal justice reform group wants a federal investigation into Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

Camp scholarships

The Eddie Hodges Scholarship Foundation Trust, a part of the Community Foundation for Mississippi, presented $15,000 to the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra for student scholarships to the Premier Orchestral Institute.  The POI will be held in June and is a summer camp for student musicians.  Scholarships have been awarded yearly since 1959 to st




Chorus Concert

Mississippi Chorus will present “Music Changes Everything: An All-Mississippi Composer Concert” April 14, 7:30 p.m. at the Pearl High School Performing Arts Center.





Award of Excellence

New Summit School teacher Nick Cason received the Metro Teacher Honoree Award of Excellence from the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership. Cason was one of 12 selected from more than 50 nominees.



Sade Kate Kennedy

Sade Kate Kennedy, a member of the Bel Canto for the Mississippi Girlchoir, was selected to the 2018 OAKE National honor choir. The Organization of American Kodály Educators will hold its conference in Oklahoma City in March where the honor choirs perform.


Connor Bailey

Connor Bailey, Jackson Academy freshman, has excelled in speech and debate, placing in congressional debate and extemporaneous speaking across the state. At the recent Pascagoula High School Singing River Classic, Bailey was named tournament champion in congressional debate.



T-shirt design

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s Arts on the Green will be held Saturday, April 21. Seventh-grader Saanvy Patel won this year’s Arts on the Green t-shirt design contest. The St.


C3 coding

Students from Murrah High School worked together to solve a question during C Spire’s C3 coding challenge in November 2017.  The company, which regularly hosts the challenge to encourage and inspire students to pursue degrees and careers in information technology, awards the top three teams in the day-long competition with college scholarships.


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The Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce and Keep Ridgeland Beautiful received the 2018 Keep America Beautiful Innovative Partnership Award for Zinnia Fields Forever – a partnership between the Ridgeland