Dancing with Jackson Academy’s seventh grade spirit team, Jazz, this fall are (from left, back) Anna Kate Lucas, Virginia Browning, Anna Margaret Hooker, Lucy Allen, Mary Hampton Walker; (front) Darbie Brewer, Abby Fielder, and Sophie McIntire.
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Jared Pierce, (right) a member of the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club, received his Paul Harris Fellowship pin during a recent meeting. The distinction is awarded after a $1,000 level of giving to the Rotary International Foundation is attained. Shown with Pierce is club President Sharon Moulder.
The Ridgeland Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to approve a $23,728,093 budget for fiscal year 2019.
The city is projecting approximately $22,266,620 in revenue for fiscal year 2019.
The total expenditures for fiscal year 2018 is projected to be $24,240,938.
In August, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba signed agreements allowing Hinds County to repave 133 streets in the capital city.
However, interlocal agreements for around 25 Northeast Jackson streets remained unsigned at press time.
Ross Barnett Reservoir officials and volunteers are gearing up for the second Operation Clean Sweep on the Pearl River.
The event is designed to help tackle the litter problem along the river and the reservoir.
With Hurricane Gordon barreling down on the Mississippi Gulf Coast last week, Entergy officials were ready, weeks after the opening of a new $20 million distribution operations center (DOC).
A ribbon-cutting for the new downtown Jackson facility was held in late July, at the height of hurricane season.
Hall Carter was recently named the new executive director of the Mississippi Kidney Foundation. The Memphis native has worked for several U.S. senators, most recently serving as Sen. Roger Wicker’s executive assistant and scheduler.
Recycling could be on the way out in the capital city, in large part, to help save money.