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Low pay translates into low numbers for Jackson police

The capital city continues to hemorrhage police officers, something interim Police Chief James Davis said is a direct result of low pay.

Officer Mark Hodges is central vice president of the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers’ Association (MLEOA). MLEOA is a nonprofit organization that provides training free-of-charge to law enforcement agencies across the state.

Northside students start school year off with campus updates; MRA builds new middle school

Special evening planned

In a press conference today, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said Jackson should officially begin a search for a new zoo management firm this week.

Eastover lakes attract alligators annually, pose no threat

Everyone’s trying to get into Eastover, even the alligators.


Summer Visitors

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Eastover lakes attract alligators annually, pose no threat

Everyone’s trying to get into Eastover, even the alligators.

Each summer, a handful of the reptiles make their way into the exclusive neighborhood and take up roost at the twin lakes.












LOCAL LEADERSHIP

By NIKKI ROWELL,

R’land alderman heads to water for escape

A crisp morning, open water, a scenic route, a new adventure. These are a few of Ridgeland Ward 4 Alderman Brian Ramsey’s favorite things.

Ramsey, who often has quite a hectic schedule, takes to the water when he is in need of an escape.



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St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held the 2018 Honors Day Assembly, recognizing students’ accomplishments over the course of the school year.