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John Hugh Tate stood in front of his congregation and made the announcement.
The annual HeartStrings Gala, a benefit for the McClean Fletcher Grief Center for Children, a nonprofit organization and service of Hospice Ministries, is scheduled for February 13 from 7-10 p.m.
Residents with Barnett Reservoir car tags and plans to visit one of the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) parks must purchase a $30 annual pass, as the car tag will no longer serve
If one Northside lawmaker has his way, finding the right pinot to go with that fresh cut of salmon in your shopping basket could be as easy as going down another aisle at the grocery.
Construction has yet to wrap up on a $17.4 million project to repave the western runway at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers Airport, (JMAA) nearly 550 days after work was slated to be completed.





Engineering fees lower than expected for Riverside Drive

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Engineering for phase two of the Riverside Drive Reconstruction Project will be half as costly as originally thought.

Even with that good news, though, construction will not move forward on the project until the city of Jackson has the funds in place to pay for it.

To date, no funds have been set aside for construction.



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Policy for Donations

Monetary donations for new amenities are now permissible at the reservoir.

The Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV) board recently approved guidelines for monetary donations for the installation of benches, water fountains, dog watering stations and exercise equipment.


Sixty years

Rowan Brinston celebrates 60 years with Beemons and soon hitting 90 years of living

Rowan Brinston joined Beemon Drugs in 1958, the iconic pharmacy sold ice cream, had a soda fountain and a grill.

Sixty years later he misses the hamburgers. They were “good eating.”






Jackson may not be benefitting from government

By JAY WIENER,

Matthew 22:21 says, “Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's.” Save for the Doctrine of the Separation of Church and State, it might be suggested that “There ought to be a law:” The solemnity of Easter and the irreverence of April Fool’s Day are sufficiently incompatible that the two sh



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John Hugh Tate stood in front of his congregation and made the announcement.

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