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The public comment period, which was originally scheduled to end on September 26, has been extended to October 28 for residents to voice comments or concerns about NCL Waste’s plans to construct a
Friend’s move inspires Abby McCaughan award-winning choreography.
When Jackson resident Kim Evans realized he had accidentally let his driver’s license expire, he went to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in Jackson to renew it.
Annual event benefits Extra Table.
The Sanderson Farms Championship is under way, and even for the casual golf fan, the tournament has a lot to offer.



Roe versus Wade

Susan Collins, the moderate Republican Maine senator considered a key vote on a pending U.S. Supreme Court nominee, made a bizarre observation the other day.




Longest Day

James Tullos, Jackson Bridge Association director, presided over the local fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association. Nationally, on June 21 bridge clubs hosted “The Longest Day,” a day of bridge from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Sam Fant

Sam Fant was recently named Madison County market president for Citizens National Bank.  Fant served Citizens National for six years as manager of the bank’s Madison Banking Centre before he became a relationship banker.  His community service includes involvement as a board member for Madison the City’s Chamber of Commerce.  During his time on



Special agent

Christopher Freeze, FBI Special Agent in Charge in the Jackson office, spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson about the challenges faced by youth and the importance of focusing resources and attention on those challenges.


Welcome majors

The Salvation Army Jackson Corps and The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary recently hosted a welcome party for Majors Robert and Karen Lyle. Members of the community and The Salvation Army Advisory Board met the Lyles and welcomed them to Mississippi. The Lyles came to Jackson from a posting in Chattanooga, where they served as area commanders.



Advisory board

The Professional Advisory Board of the Mississippi Kidney Foundation recently met to welcome Walton Fenelon as the new associate director. Shown are (from left, back) Catherine Wells, Kim Jones, Donna Smith, Fenelon, Gina O’Connell, Anna Adcock; (front) Lee Parrott, Mark Roth, and Arianna Bierdeman.


Impact America

Mark Fields introduced Stephen Black of Impact America at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Jackson. His organization encourages the mindset that college students and graduates are duty bound to participate in the greater good and encourages students to participate in the evolution of communities.


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The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi will host its “Women of Vision” event and honor four women... READ MORE

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Willie Alan Weeks was born November 24, 1966 on Thanksgiving Day to Adell Newsom and Willie... READ MORE

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A special Commissioning Service was held for St. Richard Catholic School sixth grade students in honor of the leadership they will provide  this school year.