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Made of brightly colored yarn and stitched together with prayers, hundreds of crocheted or knit blankets will make their way from St.
Members of the Jackson Academy Board of Trustees provide guidance and resources for the proper governance of the school.
The city of Ridgeland is experiencing a significant drop in new residential construction this year due to a low inventory of available lots.
When Ken Adcock built his Carolwood Drive home two decades ago, White Oak Creek was a meandering stream, lined with trees and a sloping creek.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) permit board decided Tuesday to table the NCL Waste landfill decision until its January 14 meeting.

East County Line Road work improvements under way; city partners with R’land


Jackson and Ridgeland, in partnership, have begun rehabbing east County Line Road.

The project, which stretches from Ridgewood Road to South Wheatley Street, includes a repair, mill, overlay and restripe plus upgrades to traffic signals. The contract was awarded to Dickerson and Bowen for $1.35 million.

Honor Roll

Jackson Academy

Students listed to the honor roll for the third quarter at Jackson Academy include:


Twelfth Grade

News Briefs

Coventry Approved

Madison County supervisors have approved the preliminary plat for the second phase Coventry subdivision, which has been subject to opposition in recent weeks.

Another 27 lots were approved last month, adding to the 22 currently under construction as part of the first phase.

answers the calling

Dwayne Pickett Turns Old Canton Road Church into Ministry For Faith And Education

Each Sunday, thousands of resident heads to church to hear one man. Pastor Dwayne Pickett preaches twice every Lord’s day at New Jerusalem on Old Canton Road (former home of Colonial Heights Baptist).

Legislative Review


Though both the Mississippi House and Senate are controlled by Republicans, they each have a degree of disdain for the other. With the 2018 session now closed, let’s look more closely at some of the actions taken by this fractious body.


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1. Before she began working at Premier Fabrics, she was a teacher. 2. She is a life-long resident of Jackson.