Friday, August 11 has a special meaning for Fred Johnson, the operations manager of Mississippi 811. The date is 811 Day, and is a reminder for people across the state to call before they dig.
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Ward 3 Alderman Kevin Holder has been elected as Ridgeland’s mayor pro tempore.
“Basically, it’s not a policy, but we’ve always tried to look at seniority as one of the factors,” Ward 1 Alderman Ken Heard said. “Kevin was the most senior person.”
SSS Jackson helping young Northsiders learn leadership skills
A program designed to help Northside kids earn their sea legs while learning valuable leadership skills recently celebrated its one-year anniversary.
That program is the state’s only chapter of the Sea Scouts, and it meets at the Jackson Yacht Club.
Back to school time is finally here, and for Madison Station Elementary Principal Martha Hanna the first day of school could not get here soon enough.
Northsiders who were spring graduates from Mississippi State University include: Gregory Abadie, Abbey Ahlrich, Shanequa Alexander, Shelby Allard, Landon Bagley, Katherine Bailey, Olivia Barcellona, David Barnett, Elizabeth Biddle, Christa Boykin, Cynthia Brown, James Brundege, Adam Buckley, Taylor Bush, Benjamin Caldwell, Krisheena Carter;
Northside students who were graduated from the University of Mississippi in May include: Zachary Ellis Newman, Charles Brice McEuen, Julia Elizabeth Beacham, Anna Katherine Ferguson, Mary Stewart Hurst, Julian Lee Owen, Heath Andrew Skelton, Avery Thames Burns, Thomas Brent Ferguson, Caroline Phillips Garraway, Josiah Bentley Harper, Mollie McG
Club supports Boys and Girls Clubs
Joseph Simpson makes me feel like a slacker.
A Jackson stockbroker, this 1994 Ole Miss grad from Meridian has brought a luxury hotel to downtown Jackson in his spare time.
When Haley Barbour was governor, he and his appointees at the Mississippi Development Authority were gung-ho on getting the state to invest in risky so-called “green energy” startups.
The volatile presidency of Donald Trump has, among other things, focused attention on the news media’s use — and overuse — of anonymous sources.