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The city of Jackson has spent close to $3 million since last April to address problems associated with the Siemens contract.

Now, the city is trying to recoup those costs and much more.

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Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba remembers his recent trip to Iceland well.

Treasurer Lynn Fitch and several fellow Republicans running for statewide office are banking on controversy over the state’s new license plates to shore up conservative support in competitive...

Science and tech

The Bausch and Lomb Science Award is presented to a student in recognition of high scholastic achievement in science. The 2017 recipient at Jackson Academy was Braden Lewis. The University of Rochester recognizes students in several areas.


Jungle buddies

Madison Central High School Jungle Buddies members were recognized at Senior Class Day recently. They are (from left) Outstanding Service Member Shelby Cole, Club Founder Emily Seiss, Outstanding Service Members Nhi Truong and Caroline Lewis.



Civilian soldiers

Madison Central High School seniors Eason Johnson and Cole Falgout have committed to serve as civilian soldiers in the Mississippi Army National Guard. Shown at the awards presentation are (from left) Sgt. Blake Hollimon, Johnson, Falgout, and SFC Mark Rowe.


Community service

Germantown High School graduating seniors Rachel Rocray and Matthew Matheny are recipients of a scholarship from Members Exchange Credit Union for community service. Shown are (from left) Angela Mitchell, Rocray, Matheny and David Broadaway.



Community service

Germantown High School graduating seniors Rachel Rocray and Matthew Matheny are recipients of a scholarship from Members Exchange Credit Union for community service. Shown are (from left) Angela Mitchell, Rocray, Matheny and David Broadaway.


Community service

Germantown High School graduating seniors Rachel Rocray and Matthew Matheny are recipients of a scholarship from Members Exchange Credit Union for community service. Shown are (from left) Angela Mitchell, Rocray, Matheny and David Broadaway.



Raider award

The Outstanding Raider Award recognizes students at each grade level throughout the middle school whose kindness and respect for others, enthusiasm for learning, and spirit of fairness and community consistently promote a positive learning environment for themselves and others at Jackson Academy.


Harrison McKinnis

Harrison McKinnis, son of Danelle and Patrick McKinnis, is Madison Central High School Salutatorian for the class of 2017. He plans to attend the University of Mississippi in the fall.



Sam Ciaccio

Sam Ciaccio is the 2017 recipient of the Hallie Houston Keyes Memorial Scholarship, which is given to encourage the building of Christian character and a well-rounded personality.  The recipient is selected by fellow students based on who best represent high ideals, shows loyalty to the school, and renders service to the school and classmates.



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Jackson has filed a response in Hinds County Chancery Court today asking the court to... READ MORE


Obituaries

Social

Cathy Haynie, head of school at Christ Covenant School, is serving JAAIS (Jackson Area Association of Independent Schools) as president this year.