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A simple double-wide trailer situated in a parking lot along Lake Harbour Drive has become a beacon of hope for those in need.
After a bid was accepted for $5.7 million in short-term borrowing, the Madison County board of supervisors wasted no time throwing their respective projects into the ring.
Use of Jackson’s flagship library continues to slide, two years after it was temporarily closed by the state fire marshal.
Allowing the construction of a new landfill in one of the most prosperous, fastest growing areas of our state makes zero sense.
By ANTHONY WARREN Senior Staff Writer With both pothole patchers up and running at press time, it appeared the city of Jackson was finally seeing the machines pay off.











New eagle scout

James Threadgill, (center) son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Threadgill, was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor held by Boy Scout Troop 18 of Jackson. For his required Eagle project, he oversaw the building of storage shelves at Peyton’s House, an after-school program for inner-city middle and high school young men.



Crime report

Jackson Crime

The Jackson Police Department received the following reports for:

Benning Road, 700 block, auto burglary, June 26;

Benning Road, 700 block, house burglary, June 22;

Briarwood Drive, 600 block, auto burglary, June 22;

Briarwood Drive, 600 block, larceny, June 23;


Betty M. McNair

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland for Betty M. McNair of Ridgeland.

Betty McNair, 84, died July 8, after a lengthy illness.


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1. He drove a blue ‘77 Chevy Nova in high school. 2. He played on Jackson Prep’s 1985 and 1986 state championship basketball teams.