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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. 



Debutante mothers

Making plans for the Debutante Mother’s Club luncheon to be held Friday, December 8 are (from left) officers Lyn McMillin, first vice president; Collette McIntyre, corresponding secretary; Pam Butts, treasurer; Holly Buchanan, president; Frances Cole, advisor. The luncheon will welcome the mothers of the newly recognized debutantes of 2017.


IBC Poster

The official commemorative poster for the 11th USA International Ballet Competition was revealed at a recent news conference at Thalia Mara Hall. Standing next to an enlargement are (from left) W.D.



Award dames

The Colonial Dames of America, America’s Oldest Colonial Society, award the Jackson chapter the President’s Award for Excellence for its work in restoration and digitization of records in Marion County. The award carried with it a check for $1,000 to be used on the project.





Swin team wins

The St. Joseph Catholic School girls swim team won the state championship recently at the state championship swim meet held at the Tupelo Aquatic Center. The St. Joseph boys swim team was runner-up to the state championship.



Heisman nominees

Stdents (from left) Dolph Maxwell and Maggie Smith, seniors at Jackson Academy, have been nominated for the Wendy’s High School Heisman, an award that recognizes the nation’s scholar-athletes who demonstrate characteristics of respect, excellence in education and athletics, and service to their communities.


Good spellers

Representing First Presbyterian Day School in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools District Spelling Bee were (from left) Harrison Fulcher, Nichols Katsaboulas, and Helen Fulcher.


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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.