Recent bill could be contributing to increase in vagrancy
A bill authored by a North Mississippi lawmaker likely has increased panhandling in the capital city.
The manager of a Biloxi ball park is expected to invest $6 million in Smith-Wills Stadium over the next decade, and he’ll be paying the city of Jackson for the opportunity to do it.
The city council recently approved hiring Kusche Sports Group to manage Smith-Wills Park.
Leading Andrew Jackson Council
Dr. Thomas E. Dobbs III was recently named the State Health Officer for the Mississippi Department of Health. Dr. Dobbs is a board-certified infectious diseases and internal medicine physician with extensive training in public health and epidemiology.
Madison County engineer Dan Gaillet says he was hired to “pave roads and move traffic,” and he hopes to accomplish both with several road projects that are underway in the county.
“We are looking at short term, midterm and long-term projects to accomplish those goals,” Gaillet said. “We have a number of road projects underway.”
Jackson city officials say they are now bringing in just enough to cover its debt service and basic operations and maintenance, after having to dip in the general fund to pay its water and sewer bond debt last year.
Third time could be the charm when it comes to the city of Jackson’s public access gating ordinance.
Less than two years after it was amended, the city council could again be considering amending the city’s gating rules.
The news comes following two contentious public hearings for gates on the Northside.
She considers herself a pressure washing extraordinaire. She has visited more than 50 countries. One of her former careers was seizing property for the IRS. She has taught classical piano. She lives in a home that was built by Ross Barnett.
Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has declared a state of emergency following today's storms.
A press conference will be held today at 3 p.m. at the Hood Building to discuss the flooding.
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