Today's Top Stories

Reform is desperately needed for Mississippi’s defined benefit pension system.
Mississippi has a lot of wonderful people. One of them is Sam Polles, 27-year executive director of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.
One summer morning in mid-August, Ridgeland resident Lisa Magee noticed a foul odor at her home in Dinsmor subdivision.
Tax Collector Kay Pace is working to make errands like paying property taxes and renewing car tags easier for Madison County residents.
The Reservoir Police Department is taking steps to ensure the safety of Ridgeland motorists with the installation of traffic camera equipment.

Display art

Jackson Academy students (from left) Win Hooker and Sophie McIntyre’s art work was selected for display in the Mary Sprayberry Art Gallery for 2017-2018.





Waiting

Work on Briarwood and Ridgewood remains unfinished

Contractors and the city of Jackson appear to be at fault for delays on a $4.7 million street resurfacing project.







Madison County School District purchases buses; cancels lease contract

Madison County Schools students will now be transported by school owned buses with the recent purchase of 125 buses for $10 million. Previously the district had a contract with First Student. “In the past, we have had a contract with First Student,” Dr. Ronnie McGeehee, superintendent of Madison County Schools, said.




Indoor Shooting Range

An indoor shooting range might be a possibility for the city of Ridgeland in the near future. Officials are looking at allowing an indoor range, should a developer propose one.

To make it happen, officials are looking into the safety protocols and precautions, and the zoning ordinance will undergo an alteration.


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