Operation Sandbag at Public Works Maintenance yard on Michael Avalon Road. Hundreds of cars and trucks are waiting to pick up and fill sand bags at 9 a.m. Saturday morning. There is an automatic sandbag filter running non-stop as well as individuals and volunteers filling by with shovels.
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Waste Management customers in Jackson and surrounding areas, as well as Hinds, Rankin and Madison Counties, may experience delays in collection services due to the predicted flooding from the Pearl River.
Like a family: Retired Jackson Academy teachers continue to gather monthly to keep up with each other
“It’s like a family.”
This is how retired faculty and staff members Carol Branning and Barbara Nations look back on their years working at Jackson Academy.
The Mississippi Kidney Foundation will host its 2020 $10,000 Uptown Drawdown, Saturday, February 29 at the Country Club of Jackson. The black tie optional event will feature more than 50 pieces of original artwork from local artists and silent auction items from across the state.
The proposed North County Line Road landfill remains in limbo, as the Madison County board of supervisors decided to take no action on the matter last week.
A group that manages no major zoos in the United States and has little, if any, experience revitalizing failing zoos could soon be managing the Jackson Zoological Park.
Jackson’s one-percent infrastructure tax is paying dividends for residents.
The city recently announced construction was to get under way on a project to mill and overlay North State Street between Fortification Street and Woodrow Wilson Avenue.
Over the last 30 years as a member of the Mississippi Press Association (MPA), I have attended dozens of “roasts.” It is MPA’s main fundraiser for its education foundation, which supports journalism internships for Mississippi college students.
Home-grown C Spire, one of the last big, locally-owned cellular phone companies in the country, has been a great corporate citizen for Mississippi. From their roots in southwest Mississippi, Jimmy and Wade Creekmore have built the company into a tech powerhouse in Mississippi.