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Nothing if you are one. Like Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power. Regulated monopolies are largely protected from competition and are great for their shareholders.
On Thursday, February 20, 2020, at approximately 5:28 PM, the Madison Police Department received information from Loss Prevention employees of Walmart located at 227 Grandview Boulevard in Madison
The following article appeared in a University of Tennessee’s alumni publication and features the mother of Belhaven resident, Dr. Reed Hogan.
The 2019-2020 Junior League of Jackson board of directors are (from left, back) Donna Josey, sustaining advisor; Melanie Hataway, sustaining advisor; Susan Rockoff, community vice president; Julia
As one of the city of Madison’s historical landmarks, the Madison-Ridgeland High School building has had many lives over the years.

Cherry Hill Roads

Cherry Hill might have some extra funds to help pave roads in the Madison County subdivision. Cherry Hill is located off Bozeman Road near the Gluckstadt area.

Recently, homeowner Craig Anderson approached the Madison County Board of Supervisors, requesting assistance to fix a couple of roads within the neighborhood.


Residency Rule Repealed

Jackson has repealed its residency requirement for new police officers and firefighters.

The council approved amending the city’s residency ordinance last week, at the request of Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance.



Improving Turn Lane

The turn lane on Stribling Road should be under way soon. During a recent meeting, county engineer Dan Gaillet updated the Madison County Board of Supervisors on the project.

“The paperwork got signed last Tuesday,” Gaillet said. “I believe all we lack is closing on the property, and then we’ll be advertising (for the project).”








Dear Editor:

By PATTY FURR,

As the executive director of the Jackson Hinds Library System, I am writing to correct the inaccuracies in the article entitled, “Double Taxed” by Anthony Warren in the Thursday, October 12 edition.



Another startup failure

Mississippi could be holding the bag for yet another “green-energy” startup that is fizzling out.

Last week, solar panel maker Stion announced that, due to its inability to compete effectively against imports, it would have to close its plant in Hattiesburg, laying off 137 employees.


Much work to be done

When the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual report on how U.S. children are faring was released las week, much of the focus in Mississippi was on the lingering disparities between black and white kids.

For most every income, educational and health indicator, there remain large gaps between black children and white children.


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The Madison County Business League & Foundation Government Affairs Committee hosted the annual... READ MORE

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Martha Hardage Magee, 90, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Highland Home.  She was born in... READ MORE

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1. He has been married for 21 years to his high school sweetheart. 2. He and his wife have four children.