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City plans changes to mass transit system; hiring consultant.
Olivia moore gives back to community through establishing city tennis camp. When athletes make something look easy, they’re said to be “putting on a clinic.”
A new campaign was recently launched to bring roads and bridges to the forefront of this year’s statewide elections.
The Reunion Parkway saga continues as Madison County voted last week to retain Mississippi Engineering Group (MSEG) to provide design, right of way and construction services for Reunion Parkway fr
Jill Ford recently announced her candidacy for the House of Representatives District 73 vacated by Cory Wilson, citing her desire to keep up the fight for conservative reforms in the legislature. 




Salmonella

By BILL MCKELL,

Although there are more than 2,500 serotypes of this genus (class or group), for the sake of this column, we'll address only two – typhoid fever and nontyphoidal Salmonella.






Kemper settlement

Mississippi Power Co. should feel lucky. That might sound ironic for a company and its parent that have had to eat $6.4 billion of a bad investment, but it could have been worse.




Multiple fellow

Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club member Arnold Landry (left) was recently recognized with his third Paul Harris Fellowship, a designation for people who have attained multiple levels of financial contribution to the service organization and the Rotary Foundation.


New fellows

Five members of the Rotary Club of North Jackson were named Paul Harris Fellows during a recent meeting. The recognition, named after the founder of Rotary International, recognizes individuals who contribute, or who have contributions made in their name, of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.


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The Jackson People’s Assembly in partnership with the City of Jackson is launching the City of... READ MORE

Obituaries

William Sherman Sampson Jr., 75, died unexpectedly Saturday July 13, 2019 at his home near Learned... READ MORE

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The 12U Major team, Mississippi Angels, won the 2019 Triple Crown Slumpbuster Series in Omaha. There were 291 teams in the tourney and 65 in their division.