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A report detailing the One Lake Project is now available for view online.

Less than two months into the project, Siemens has corrected some 5,400 water bills and $547,000 in back usage fees, according to Public Works Director Bob Miller.

Former Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan is retiring after 27 years with the Jackson Police Department.

Federal funding delays road projects, increases costs

Last February, the city of Jackson received $1.4 million to repave a little more than a mile of East Northside Drive.

The legal battle in the Ridgeland Costco case continues.

And again, the amendments to the city of Ridgeland’s zoning ordinance are being questioned.

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Tip of a mudberg

By KELLEY WILLIAMS,

The Titanic ran into an iceberg, and sank. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has run into a “Mudberg,” and its reputation is sinking. Mudberg is a 30-foot-high mound of sediments in the Mississippi River above Baton Rouge that restricts its flow.






Drug bust windfall

It’s common for State Auditor Stacey Pickering to announce that he wants officials in a Mississippi town or county to repay money they’ve been accused of misspending or even stealing.




Author speaks

Local writer and journalist Dawn Dugle was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club. Dugle offered advice on building better relationships with media and journalists. Shown are (from left) M-R Rotary past president John Rings, Dugle, club member Jan Collins, and club President-Elect Sharon Moulder.


Year end

The Garden Club of Madison had its final meeting of the year with the annual progressive garden tour and luncheon.





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