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It passed. 

HB 1612, which would allow for the creation of Community Improvement Districts (CIDs), just passed the Senate.

The vote total was immediately available.

Several major road projects completed, nearly completed

Weather pending, crews are expected to wrap up work on a $4 million street repaving project in April.

Nearly 15 years after the original plans were announced for Harbor Walk, Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) officials are still optimistic about the development.

Opera prepares for April 27 production

JUUL Labs has since responded to our story published in print and online. Their statement is in the story below.

 

Anyone attending or watching the Madison County board of supervisors meeting last week probably felt a bit of déjà vu.


Crime Report

Jackson Crime

The Jackson Police Department received the following reports for:

Brookwood Road, 800 block, house burglary, November 26;

County Line Road, 1100 block east, auto burglary, November 19;

Culleywood Road, 4600 block, house burglary, November 23;













Free tuition

Gov. Phil Bryant’s budget proposal for the 2018-19 fiscal year revives his idea of experimenting with free community college tuition for a certain number of students.


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Kindergarteners (from left) Jaycee Baker, Paylor Jordan, Lucy Hines, Hart Noblitt and Carter Haralson recently dressed for their hundredth day of school at Jackson Academy.