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A meeting to discuss with the Jackson legislative delegation, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, the City Council, and tourism industry stakeholders major concerns with the operation of Visit Jackson, formerly the Jackson Convention and...

City seeks new managers for Smith-Wills baseball stadium

No, the Griswolds did not move to Madison. That glow on the horizon is coming from the Richardson Light Show.

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Steady paycheck leads sam fant to Madison county bank president position

When Sam Fant got his first job in banking, like most recent college graduates, he was simply looking for a steady paycheck.

Jackson city officials say broken down equipment is a major reason for the city falling behind in repairing potholes.

Dorothy Ann Stricklin Lee

Dorothy Ann Stricklin Lee passed away August 29. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. September 1, with funeral services immediately following at Galloway United Methodist Church. Dot was born on January 14, 1932. She was a native of Meehan Junction, daughter of Roscoe and Annie Stricklin, and raised in Newton and Laurel.

New Deal?


City officials working to reduce consent decree costs

A new deal could be in the works when it comes to the capital city’s sewer consent decree. However, that doesn’t mean Jackson will be off the hook when it comes to making some $400 million in repairs to bring its system into compliance with federal law.

Family influence


Legacy of public service instilled in Neely Carlton Lyons by great-aunt

Although Neely Carlton Lyons comes from a family with many successful and hardworking members, many of whom have worked in public service, it is her great-aunt, Zelma Wells Price, who has influenced Neely the most.