Mississippi Food and Wine Festival
Months after beginning to shut off customers for nonpayment, six Jackson residents have brought... READ MORE
Mississippi Food and Wine Festival
When my family came home from the beach, I had 36 hours to execute a massive laundry turnover, pack my big girls for camp, get new tires on my car (or risk my dad not being able to sleep at night thinking about the baldness of my rear tires,) and pack myself for the 1,200 mile trip to and from North Carolina for camp drop-off.
STAR Students and Teachers are (from left, back) teacher Bridget Carmody, students Henri Kate Long and Haaris Patel, teachers Monica Johnson, Rebecca Temple, students
Jackson city officials say they should have all the easements needed for the Belhaven Improvement Project in the next 60 days, and after that, work can be bid out for construction.
The project will help prevent flooding in the Belhaven neighborhood south of Riverside Drive, which was flooded again following heavy storms on May 9.
Work that was supposed to save Jackson millions of dollars over time has ended up costing the city millions in the short run.
Jackson has spent nearly $2.6 million in the last year to address problems associated with the Siemens contract.
The Madison County Planning Commission voted May 16 to approve a request from Madison business owner Ron Hutchinson for access onto Church Road.
Hutchinson was seeking the removal of two conditions from the property’s zoning. The property, located south of Church Road and west of Calhoun Station Parkway, is zoned C-2.
North of Madison, past the Nissan plant and Canton through the thickening forest, Exit 133 directed me east to Vaughan, Miss. The brief drive along Vaughan Road is picturesque under a canopy of trees, past a few well-tended homesteads.
Despite some weather delays, construction is expected to wrap up early next year on facility that promises to improve medical communications and emergency response across the state.
Mississippi's state accountability model is designed to measure the instructional effectiveness of schools and districts in the state. It includes students' scores on language and math tests as well as attendance and graduation rates. Schools and districts are given a letter grade from A to F according to their performance.
“The DEA is on the phone.” Those are words you really never want to hear. To my relief the call wasn’t about my practice. The next week I found myself meeting with two United States District attorneys as well as DEA agents. I was asked to be an expert in a case against two pain specialists in Alabama.
During the 2016 fiscal year, the U.S. Postal Service’s Postal Inspection Service received 60,000 customer complaints regarding attempts to steal mail.
A Madison County couple is finding out just how easy it is for mail to be stolen, even in person.
The second and third phases of Renaissance are on track to be finished next year, complete with another show fountain and Malco theater.
The city of Ridgeland director of community development Alan Hart said, based on reports from the developer, that phase two of Renaissance should be open by summer or fall of 2019.
This summer, Jackson resident Erin Smith will move to Los Angeles, not to try to make it on the big screen, but to train under world-renowned plastic surgeons as a part of her fellowship.
She will be trained by Dr. Paul Nassif, who stars on the television show “Botched” and Dr. Babak Azizzadeh.
The Ridgeland Costco could be welcoming customers next spring.
Meanwhile, residents opposed to the store are still fighting the matter in court.
Developers have applied for and received a permit to clear the Costco site, which is located on the east side of Highland Colony Parkway south of the Old Agency Road roundabout.
So I’m kind of a frugal guy. My wife says cheap, but that’s just semantics. I like cars that get good gas mileage.
I also don’t like air pollution, since my job often has me reading about how particulates from car exhaust and other sources cause childhood asthma, premature deaths and things like that.
Beemon Drugs Owner Lester Hailey has announced that the iconic North Jackson drug store will be closing on June 25.
A notice was posted at the Maywood Mart institution today.
The store, which has been a staple on the Northside for years, is known for providing home delivery of medications to customers.
Hartfield Academy recently opened its newly expanded and renovated main campus at 1240 Luckney Rd.
Jackson is slowly but surely addressing sewer problems along Ridgewood Road, with repairs recently wrapping up on two projects.
The Jackson City Council recently approved paying Utility Constructors nearly $124,000 to repair a 600-foot collapsed line between Lenox Drive and Pineland Drive.
Fifth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School celebrated the end of the term with a “Fun Friday.” Shown are (from left) Lydia Tidwell, Claire McElhaney, Ava Tillery and Lauren Hand.
The Easter Bunny came early for the children of Reunion Madison thanks to the volunteer work of the assistant bunnies (from left) Lynzy Presley, Kim Ferguson, Amy Evans, Sara Watts, Keli Ballard, Katie Mitchell, Heather Wood and Bonnie Wester.
Jackson Academy upper school students (from left) Logan Thomas, Carter Elliott, Noah Berry, and Frank Jones met with faculty to discuss their summer reading during break recently.
Madison Central High School seniors awarded most likely to succeed are (from left) John Martin Paczak and Mary Ranie Miller.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held the 2018 Honors Day Assembly, recognizing students’ accomplishments over the course of the school year.
Jackson Academy’s (from left, back) Samuel Hadley, Elizabeth Copeland, Adams Kennedy, Elizabeth Castle, Benjamin Watson; (front) Ben Jones, Ellie Hogue, and Kendall Edmonson were given the best all-around award as recognition for maintaining a balance between academic and extra-curricular activities.
The Rotary Club of Jackson welcomed Monica Daniels, executive director of Special Olympics Mississippi as a guest speaker at a recent meeting. Daniels spent many years working with the Magnolia Speech School as a result of her child’s deafness, which led her to work with the United Way and then Special Olympics.
My cruise-mate Edrie Royals and Jackson companions Margaret Vise, Ann Barksdale, Carole Kirkland and I were on a Danube River cruise and our boat had docked near Kalosca, Hungary.
The tour Edrie and I had picked out for this stop was the cowboy rodeo in Kalosca.
Jackson Prep recently presented football varsity awards. Receiving the MAIS 2017 Offensive award are team members (from left) Reed Peets, Most Valuable Back; Caleb Gay, Most Valuable Lineman; Forrest Smith, Most Valuable Lineman; Jake Maloney, Most Valuable Receiver.
The Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce and Keep Ridgeland Beautiful received the 2018 Keep America Beautiful Innovative Partnership Award for Zinnia Fields Forever – a partnership between the Ridgeland