Madison Central High School engineering teacher Michelle Robinson (center) was recently named state-level finalist for the 2017 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) program. Also shown are Rosemary G.
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Jackson Academy juniors receiving the National “I Dare You Leadership Award” for exhibiting personal integrity, balanced living and a potential for leadership are (from left) James McLemore and Janise Bennett.
Covenant Presbyterian Preschoolers enjoyed a visit from local fireman to learn about fire safety. Sitting on the fire truck are (from left) Clifton Decker, Townes Kelly, Eliot Frascogna, Henry Collins, Simmons Davis, and Henry Moore.
Madison Central High School students (from left) Cedric Beal and Bonnie Hill serve on the Governor’s Healthy Teens For A Better Mississippi council.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School members of the 2017 Homecoming Court are (from left, back) Madison Jones, Alyssa Cronin, Olivia Hardwick, Meredith Johnson, Olivia Campbell, Elizabeth Angel; (front) Xenia Minton, Emerson Boone, Claire Azordegan, Mia Hammond, Zahra Naveed, Chappel Pettit, Addie Hillhouse, and Amy Zhang.
The 180-day moratorium on new hotel and motel construction in Ridgeland has been extended until October 31.
The moratorium was put into place in April to study zoning issues. The Ridgeland mayor and aldermen voted to extend the moratorium during a board meeting October 2.
Jackson could soon have a better picture of its infrastructure needs.
The city is now putting together a comprehensive infrastructure plan.
The plan will include water, sewer, road and other needs, and give estimates on what the city will need to address them.
The Madison County board of supervisors is considering moving forward with the Reunion interchange, phase 2.
The Reunion interchange would serve as another access to I-55 for north Madison and Gluckstadt residents, and it would connect Bozeman Road to Parkway East.
In May, road crews descended on Briarwood Drive, giving motorists hope the street would be soon be repaved and commutes would be smoother.
Four months later, drivers are still waiting for the street to be finished. However, city officials say it should be completed sometime this month.