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Manpower and money hurting city’s efforts to repair streets

An average of 20 people experience physical violence from an intimate partner every minute in the United States.

JA Booster Club hosts event April 9

Margo Coleman uses golf to help teach young people skills for a successful life

A federal appeals court has given state lawmakers four weeks to redraw a state Senate district after a lower court determined the district violates the federal Voting Rights Act.

He has been a part of the Batte business even washing windows as a child. If he isn’t working, he would prefer to be playing golf. He is a beach bum.

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Mayor suggests city oversees one-percent projects

Jackson’s new mayor could have a solution to the city’s one-percent program management woes: Let public works oversee the projects, and reimburse the city for labor costs related to that work using one-percent dollars.

Waggoner to oversee Lake Harbour Road project


Waggoner Engineering has been contracted by the city of Ridgeland for the Lake Harbour Drive rehabilitation project, Waggoner was selected for construction, engineering and inspection services.

The project includes milling and overlaying plus the upgrade of four traffic signals on Spillway Road from Breaker’s Lane to Northpark Drive.

DUI Grant

The Ridgeland police department is working to crack down on drunk drivers. The city recently received a grant to help fund the effort for the 2018 fiscal year.

The grant is in the amount of $40,321.40 and is from the Mississippi Office of Highway Safety.

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Northsider living full life with lots of adventures in his 102 years

From ferrying troops across the English Channel during World War II to sneaking into Alabama football games with the help of a legendary coach, Von Dunaway has squeezed a lot out of life.

At 102, the Fondren resident is still going strong.



Two area high schools have started what will be an annual competition to raise money for waterfowl conservation.