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Gating ordinance changes overlooks public comment process.

The Madison County board of supervisors has delayed their decision on whether or not to allow another access point onto Church Road from property located south of Church Road and west of Calhoun...

Catholic Charities event planned.

Jacob Bullock gives away birthday to adopt Lemur at Duke University

With Mississippi facing off against the Department of Justice in the longstanding battle over the state’s treatment of mentally ill Mississippians, its defense depends on the office of Attorney...

For Fourth of July this year, patrons of the city of Ridgeland’s annual Balloon Glow can celebrate with a little extra cheer.

Habitat cards

Pryor Buford Lampton (left), the  featured artist for Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area’s 2017 Christmas Card, presents her painting “Habitat Angels” to Merrill McKewen, executive director of Habitat.  As a part of Habitat’s alternative gift program for the holidays, cards with Lampton’s art work on the cover can be purchased and/se


Northsiders who recently donated more than 10 acres of wooded land to Jackson Prep were guests on the school campus. The property, which is adjacent to Prep, is now officially part of Prep’s campus, increasing the property size to 84 acres.

Toys for tots

Olde Tyme Commissary has teamed up with students at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School to collect donations for the annual Toys for Tots Drive. Toys may be dropped off at Olde Tyme Commissary in the Renaissance in Ridgeland through December 15.

Corps work

Greg Raimondo, chief of the Public Affairs Office for the Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, provided an overview of the work of the Corps in a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of North Jackson. Shown are (from left) Rotary Club of North Jackson President Witt Ruffin, Raimondo, and Rotarian Matt Monsour.


The Jackson Academy Rowdies are a group of senior boys who promote school spirit at pep rallies and athletic events.

All district offense

Jackson Prep recently presented football varsity awards. Receiving the MAIS 2017 All District Offense Award were team members (from left, back) Russell Roberts, Charlie Ott, J.P. Guilbeau, Forrest Smith; (front) Chance Lovertich, Jerrion Ealy and Jake Maloney.

Baseball signing

Madison Central High School senior Hunter Blalock signed a letter of intent for baseball at Mississippi State University. Shown are (from left) Susanne, Hunter and Jason Blalock.

XC Seniors

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School seniors on the defending state champion boys cross country team are (from left) Sam Marcus, Jack Archer, Trey Gray, Emmanuel Opata, Wynn Garriga, John Spencer Jones, Jack Ditto, Dalton Dear, and Charley Hutchison.


Breaking News

Months after beginning to shut off customers for nonpayment, six Jackson residents have brought... READ MORE


Billye Haskins Dallas, 89, of Ridgeland, Mississippi, passed away June 15, 2019. Visitation is... READ MORE


The Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce and Keep Ridgeland Beautiful received the 2018 Keep America Beautiful Innovative Partnership Award for Zinnia Fields Forever – a partnership between the Ridgeland