Today's Top Stories

BARNETT RESERVOIR - The National Weather Service on Monday said the Pearl River crested early Sunday at 34.34 feet at Jackson and is expected to continue slowly falling through the week.
Effective January 27, three Northside grocery stores will have new owners.
Leaders with the Jackson-Hinds Library System (JHLS) knew months ago that they might face budgetary shortfalls early in the 2020 fiscal year.
One summer morning in mid-August, Ridgeland resident Lisa Magee noticed a foul odor at her home in Dinsmor subdivision.
Hinds County has spent more than $5 million on road repaving and repairs in the last two years, according to District One Supervisor Robert Graham.

Staying Afloat

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Allocation to keep water fund solvent until summer

Jackson’s water and sewer cash fund should stay afloat at least until the summer.

Meanwhile, city officials were still in talks last week with Siemens in hopes that it can correct problems with its billing system.










N’side lawmakers have mixed results in 2018 session

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Northside lawmakers will likely be going back to the drawing board next year, after failing to push through some of their top priorities.

The lawmakers failed to get bills passed this year that would allow for community improvement districts (CIDs), amend voting laws, give tax breaks to homeowners and change the state flag.






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BARNETT RESERVOIR - The National Weather Service on Monday said the Pearl River crested early... READ MORE

Obituaries

Richard (Dick) Wilcox, 75, died Friday, January 17, 2020 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS... READ MORE