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.
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Velma Marie Hilliard Ross, 88, died peacefully in Houston, Texas, August 7. She was born on August 1, 1929 in Beaumont, Texas, the daughter of Cecil O. Hilliard, a small businessman, and Catherine Horkan Hilliard.
The City of Jackson will be repairing a sewer cave-in beginning Tuesday, August 15. Click below to read the press release.
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.
Gluckstadt is still a seller’s market, just like last year. Except this summer, interest rates are higher, price per square foot has increased, more homes than ever are being built, and houses are still flying off the market.
A Northside street has been chosen for a trial run of sorts for a new material the city of Jackson could consider using for street repairs.
Recently, a press conference was held to announce the city was looking into a new product to fill potholes and it had chosen a residential street in Fondren to conduct the tests.
For the Lake Harbour Drive rehabilitation project, Ridgeland city officials have selected Waggoner Engineering for construction, engineering and inspection services.
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.
Now that the design phase is complete, construction should begin sometime this year on Spillway Road reconstruction.
Work includes rebuilding and resurfacing the portion of the Spillway over the dam and digging out and refilling soft spots.
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.