The Yandell Road and U.S. Highway 51 intersection project is complete. District 1 Supervisor Sheila Jones announced during the first November board meeting that traffic is smoother with the completed improvements.
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A multimillion dollar renovations for Northpark will begin in the first quarter of 2018. The renovations will encompass a comprehensive redevelopment of the center including; entrances, dining area, children’s play area, restrooms, interior and exterior landscaping, furniture, fixtures, lighting and common areas.
Madison County will be paying a total of $615,000 in matched funds to the city of Madison for road improvements.
Estimates for the Sandalwood ($350,000 in matched funds) and Treasure Cove ($50,000 in matched funds) subdivisions were discussed during a November board of supervisors meeting.
Opera to present classic
On October 26, 2017, Northside Sun ran an article Procurement Reform authored by an equipment supplier, Mr. Hastings Puckett. In the interest of presenting a balanced viewpoint, I hope to present a valid counter-argument. My name is Brad Landers, and I am the co-founder of a company that sells reverse auction software and services.
The defeat of an incumbent U.S. Senator in Alabama is encouraging Tea Party conservative Chris McDaniel to consider taking another stab at pulling the improbable in Mississippi — unseating a longtime congressional incumbent.
Editorials and columns on this page have questioned the wisdom of multi-million-dollar giveaways to large companies — Nissan, Toyota, Continental Tire — who promise to bring bunches of manufacturing jobs to Mississippi.
Did Mississippi’s Gulf Coast get lucky recently, or was it structurally better prepared to withstand hurricanes than the last time one hit?
It was probably both.
Hurricane Nate was nowhere nearly as powerful as Katrina, which leveled the Coast in 2005 and still may claim the title as the worst natural disaster in U.S. history.
Chef David Raines, owner of the Flora Butcher, was the guest speaker at a recent Jackson Club luncheon. The focus of the program was the aged Wagyu beef raised by Raines’s family in Monroe, La. Shown are (from left) Roger Wicker, Raines, David Hartman and club President Spence Flatgard.