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Another water main break in Jackson is blocking Old Canton Road between I-55 and State Street at East Hill and Grove Park roads.
High school band members reunite for Michael J. Fox Foundation parkinson's research benefit.  For Mart McMullan, it’s not adversity that defines you, but how you handle it.
Yet another hurdle has been thrown in the path of the Museum Trail, but Northsiders are certain they’ll be able to jump it.
With the future of the city and opportunity for growth in mind, Ridgeland has filed a petition to annex a section of land that Mayor Gene McGee says is the only viable option for growth.
Special Olympic plans annual benefit.

Miss Wise and McInnis to exchange wedding vows January 6 at St. James

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Wise of Baton Rouge announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Clarice Wise, to Robert Garrett McInnis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McInnis of Hattiesburg.

Miss Wise, a graduate of Millsaps College, is the professional development and recruiting assistant at Butler Snow LLP in Ridgeland.




Image awards

The Mu Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity recently hosted the 2017 Image Awards at the MS E-Center @ JSU. The annual banquet benefitted the Mississippi Kidney Foundation, as well as the 2017 scholarship recipients. The MS Kidney Foundation was presented a check in the amount of $2,000.





legislative outlook

Improving voting issues and state-owned property uses top Blount’s 2018 list

Moving state agencies to state-owned buildings and making it easier to vote and register to vote are among top priorities next year for District 29 Sen. David Blount.








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Cheering for Jackson Prep this year are (from left, back) Eliza Hollingsworth, Margaret Dye, Livi Mathews, Addy Katherine Allen, Rosemary McClintock, Kennedy Cleveland, Rachel Rutledge, Mari Lampt