Today's Top Stories

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.

New Hunting Zone

The Reservoir District is now in a new hunting zone. Recently, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks added new hunting zones to the state.

Ban E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes have been banned in public areas by Ridgeland officials.

Recently, the mayor and board of aldermen amended the city smoking ordinance to prohibit electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, in workplaces and public areas.

More comfort stations

To make boating on the reservoir an even more enjoyable experience, reservoir officials are discussing the possibility of adding three new comfort stations (restrooms) at Old Trace Park, Lakeshore Park and Coal Bluff Campground.

More Development

The city of Madison will be seeing new development in the coming months. The mayor and board of aldermen recently approved a site plan for a CSpire and Starbucks coffee shop.

The 5,700 square-foot building for CSpire and Starbucks will be located on the northwest corner of Highland Colony Parkway and Mississippi Highway 463.

New subdivision

A new subdivision will be coming to Madison. The mayor and board of aldermen recently approved a preliminary plat for Mannsdale Bluff, part A1.

This should be the only phase for the development, according to Kianca Stringfellow, community development director.