Today's Top Stories

Revamped Precinct Four beats result in crime downswing. A plan implemented seven years ago to reduce crime on the Northside has apparently paid off.
Randy Watkins’ love of golf takes him to the U.S. Open and mentoring young players on the sport.
Car show to benefit diabetes foundation.
City plans changes to mass transit system; hiring consultant.

Back to school

Students and administrators preparing for new year

School is about to begin for another year, and administrators, teachers and students are gearing up for what the 2017-2018 academic year has to offer.






Court denies R’land request

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Opponents of the Ridgeland Costco Wholesale scored a minor victory recently in their efforts to keep the wholesaler from locating on Highland Colony Parkway.

Last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court denied the city of Ridgeland’s request to expedite the appeal of the city’s 2015 vote to amend the zoning ordinance.





State waiting for advisory panel before drawing up CCID infrastructure plan

By ANTHONY WARREN,

State officials won’t begin drawing up plans on how to use millions of dollars in new infrastructure monies for Jackson until an advisory panel is in place and it begins meeting.

“It’s early in the process, but DFA will meet with the advisory committee before formulating a plan,” said DFA Director of Communications Chuck McIntosh.





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Revamped Precinct Four beats result in crime downswing. A plan implemented seven years ago to... READ MORE

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Alice G. Staples, born in Memphis, TN, died peacefully at her home in Ridgeland, surrounded by... READ MORE

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St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held the 2019 Honors Day Assembly, recognizing students’ accomplishments.