Today's Top Stories

A settlement could be on the horizon in the city of Jackson’s $225 million lawsuit against Siemens Industry.
The coming weeks promise to be busy for leaders with two Northside community groups, who are pushing forward with plans to implement “community improvement districts” (CIDs).
Children learning early value of Community Commitment through Junior Homeowners Association. Residents and officials in the city of Madison talk a lot about having “hometown spirit.”
A second arrest has been made in Jackson’s water theft investigation.
Golf on the N’side growing in popularity among junior players After plateauing in recent years, junior golf on the Northside again appears to be on the upswing.

Belhaven houses sold

Plans to tear down two dilapidated homes in Belhaven are on hold after they were purchased by the Jackson-based William Lake LLC. The homes are located at 1609 St. Ann St. and 1925 Laurel St.




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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Breaking News

A settlement could be on the horizon in the city of Jackson’s $225 million lawsuit against Siemens... READ MORE

Obituaries

William Morris (Bill) Yeager, 90, passed away peacefully at his home on August 13, 2019 in Jackson... READ MORE

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First Presbyterian Day School sixth-graders (from left) Causey Jones and Casen Macke were chosen Best Manners by their classmates.