Today's Top Stories

A Northside woman was shaken up this afternoon after driving her vehicle into a store at Maywood Mart.

The incident occurred shortly before 5 p.m.

The woman crashed into a storefront between Smoothie King and Moe’s restaurant.

Foote hoping to draft ordinance governing temporary rentals

For the time being, residents are at the mercy of Airbnb owners who have the ability to run their temporary rentals unchecked.

The Madison County Property Owners Association (MCPOA) is steadily growing as more county residents join to have a unified community voice.

MCPOA board members have big goals for 2019.

Heart association plans annual gala

Listening and patience attributes for Larry Ratzlaff's successful career in banking and running

Many people say the lessons they learned playing sports translate well into their professional careers.

The co-owner of a Biloxi baseball team could soon be manager of Smith-Wills Stadium.

Only one firm submitted a proposal to manage the stadium, Kusche Sports Group.




Inaugural celebration

Festivities honor Mayor Lumumba

Inauguration festivities for Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba included celebrations in parks throughout the city, the swearing-in ceremony, a prayer breakfast at Grace Inspirations Church on Grand Avenue, and the city of Jackson Unity Ball.




Council approves plans to improve two bridges by Eastover foundation

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Plans to beautify the Eastover neighborhood are moving forward following a vote by the Jackson City Council.

The council recently approved entering into an agreement with the Greater Eastover Neighborhood Foundation (GENF) to allow the neighborhood to improve two public bridges in the neighborhood.




County considers tax

A user tax might become a possibility for Madison County. However, the tax is not meant to affect county residents.

Officials recently discussed how to implement a tax on hotels, motels, and possibly liquor stores in the county.


Longs supports Arts

The Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts will bring the Russian Folk Instrument Orchestra to the University of Mississippi this fall, thanks to a generous gift from Northsiders Billy and Rebecca Long.



Studying salesmen

Madison County is trying to get a handle on door-to-door salesmen.

During a recent board of supervisors meeting, the county discussed what to do about salesmen knocking on county residents’ doors.


Platt approved

A Madison subdivision is expanding. Hartford, located on N. Old Canton Road, will have two more sections added to the neighborhood.

Madison city officials recently approved the preliminary plats for parts 2A and 3A for the subdivision.


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