Last week workers were repairing a small landslide on the eastern side of the reservoir spillway. The work was scheduled to be completed this week.
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After almost two years, District 2 Supervisor Trey Baxter is no longer board president.
At least one of the Jackson-Hinds Library System’s major challenges will be addressed as part of Jackson’s 2018 budget.
The city is giving the library an extra $50,000, which will make up for half of what the system is expected to lose next year in the form of state allocations from the Mississippi Library Commission.
Laura Smith Taylor is present of the Friends of the Library for the Jackson-Hinds Library System. Taylor is a graduate of Mississippi State University and the University of Texas at Austin. She and her husband Patrick have two children and live in Northeast Jackson.
Fondren Renaissance Foundation will host the opening reception and show dates for this year’s annual Cedars Juried Show Art Exhibition September 7.
Legacy of public service instilled in Neely Carlton Lyons by great-aunt
Although Neely Carlton Lyons comes from a family with many successful and hardworking members, many of whom have worked in public service, it is her great-aunt, Zelma Wells Price, who has influenced Neely the most.
The Reservoir District is now in a new hunting zone. Recently, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks added new hunting zones to the state.
E-cigarettes have been banned in public areas by Ridgeland officials.
Recently, the mayor and board of aldermen amended the city smoking ordinance to prohibit electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, in workplaces and public areas.
To make boating on the reservoir an even more enjoyable experience, reservoir officials are discussing the possibility of adding three new comfort stations (restrooms) at Old Trace Park, Lakeshore Park and Coal Bluff Campground.
The city of Madison will be seeing new development in the coming months. The mayor and board of aldermen recently approved a site plan for a CSpire and Starbucks coffee shop.
The 5,700 square-foot building for CSpire and Starbucks will be located on the northwest corner of Highland Colony Parkway and Mississippi Highway 463.