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City plans changes to mass transit system; hiring consultant.
Olivia moore gives back to community through establishing city tennis camp. When athletes make something look easy, they’re said to be “putting on a clinic.”
A new campaign was recently launched to bring roads and bridges to the forefront of this year’s statewide elections.
The Reunion Parkway saga continues as Madison County voted last week to retain Mississippi Engineering Group (MSEG) to provide design, right of way and construction services for Reunion Parkway fr
Jill Ford recently announced her candidacy for the House of Representatives District 73 vacated by Cory Wilson, citing her desire to keep up the fight for conservative reforms in the legislature. 

Wants tax cut

Some Madison County officials are looking at tax cuts after a recent presentation by the Madison County tax assessor.

During a recent board meeting, Norman Cannady presented the county’s 4.3 percent growth and $70 million increase in assessed value over the past year.






Redirect road funds

The county is redistributing $100,000 in leftover funds from the construction of Finny Road, according to county engineer Dan Gaillet.

The project is part of the county’s comprehensive, four-year road plan, which totals $51.3 million.


Platt approved

THE FINAL plat for Hampton Ridge, phase four, in Lake Caroline has been approved by the Madison County Board of Supervisors during a recent meeting.

According to county engineer Dan Gaillet, the development is approximately 6.5 acres with 22 lots, which range from .18 to .25 acres in size.








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Ruby Mona Tharpe McLemore, 88, died at home surrounded by family on July 10, 2019.

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The 12U Major team, Mississippi Angels, won the 2019 Triple Crown Slumpbuster Series in Omaha. There were 291 teams in the tourney and 65 in their division.