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Manpower and money hurting city’s efforts to repair streets

An average of 20 people experience physical violence from an intimate partner every minute in the United States.

JA Booster Club hosts event April 9

Margo Coleman uses golf to help teach young people skills for a successful life

A federal appeals court has given state lawmakers four weeks to redraw a state Senate district after a lower court determined the district violates the federal Voting Rights Act.

He has been a part of the Batte business even washing windows as a child. If he isn’t working, he would prefer to be playing golf. He is a beach bum.





Ridgeland 2018 legislative agenda follows Mississippi Municipal League’s wants

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

For the 2018 legislative agenda, the city of Ridgeland is looking to follow the Mississippi Municipal League (MML).

“We’re basically supporting the Mississippi Municipal League’s agenda,” Mayor Gene McGee said. “The main thing on that is to offset debt. That’s our main agenda.”










Congressional hypocrisy

Sexual harassment has risen to the forefront of the nation’s consciousness with a deluge of recent allegations against liberals and conservatives in many high-profile professions — members of Congress, Hollywood actors, directors and producers, and even journalists who are supposed to be watchdogs against such bad acts.


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Two area high schools have started what will be an annual competition to raise money for waterfowl conservation.