Jackson Academy’s Silver Steppers for the 2019-2020 season are (from left, back) Vivien Stevens, Blair Wilson, Enisha Shelton, Mya Coins, Eliza Perkins, Caroline Bennett, Sophie Rhoden, Hayes Tharp, Elizabeth Copeland, Anna Lauren Parker, Avery Brooks; (middle row) Molly Baldwin, Kate Frost, Olivia Smith, Landry Lester, Mae Mathison, Anna Marga
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The Sierra Club’s Louie Miller is praising the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) for extending for three years an additional 2.5 cents “adder” for lower income utility customers who install solar panels.
JACKSON, MS – (August 9, 2019) –Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) Board of Commissioners has officially appointed Darion Warren, CFM as the new Interim CEO.
The Jackson City Council voted today to allocate $200,000 to the Jackson Zoological Society. The funds will be used to help the society meet current expenses. Funds were awarded at a meeting this morning, after learning that the zoo would have to close its doors on August 16, because it couldn't make ends meet.
Lindsey Simmons, a Madison native, is a graduate of Mississippi State University and Mississippi College Law. When she isn’t working her “day job” as a lobbyist, Simmons does nonprofit work as the executive director of Mississippians Against Human Trafficking.
The late Hope Simmons Bynum’s legacy of giving to others will live on through the Hope Lives Fund, a new program at Hope Credit Union designed to help disadvantaged women through tough times. It was started following the untimely death of Bynum, who was known for her work in the community.
I broke a record this year. And it's certainly not something to be proud of either. 2018 took me to more funerals than any other. There was an unexpected passing of my very healthy uncle. We had a gut-wrenching overdose on my mother's side of the family. One of my best friends lost his father, who was one of the greatest men you'd ever meet.
Mr. And Mrs. Stephen Kirby Robinson announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Frances Robinson, to Patrick Lee Oellerich, son of Dr. and Mrs. William Fritz Oellerich of Chattanooga.
Children some time follow in the footsteps of a parent by entering a similar career field.
Even so, it’s rare for a parent to directly pass the torch along to their child, especially in an elected position. However, that’s exactly what happened on the chancery court bench in Hinds County.
As the trial date for the Gluckstadt incorporation and Canton annexation case approaches, Mac Haik has withdrawn his opposition.
Judge James Walker signed the motion to withdraw on Wednesday, January 3.
Gluckstadt attorney John Scanlon said this could help the trial move along quicker.
The University of Mississippi recently named students to the Fall 2018 Honor Roll Chancellor’s List. To be included on this list, students must earn a semester GPA of 3.75 to 4.00.
Nearly 20 years ago, a group of Northsiders worked tirelessly to improve a once popular Jackson landmark.
Now, their efforts are fading with Mynelle Gardens falling victim to location and city financial woes.
The gardens are now closed on Saturdays. The Jackson City Council recently voted to close the gardens on Saturdays.
Before owning Green Oak, he says he didn’t know a pansy from a petunia. He is a big auto racing fan since 1968. He travels for NASCAR races. His two children and daughter-in-law work with him and his wife, Karen. He and Karen met when she “bought” him at a bachelor auction.
September 5, 1929-January 27, 2019
On Sunday, January 27, 2019, lifelong Jacksonian and northsider William Lee Crim, Sr., joined our Heavenly Father.
Four years after it was approved by Jackson’s one-percent oversight commission, the Riverside Drive Reconstruction Project has yet to get off the drawing board.
Part of the reason is the city is still determining how to pay for it. Part of it is the second phase might require more work than initially expected.
The co-owner of a Biloxi baseball team could soon be manager of Smith-Wills Stadium.
Only one firm submitted a proposal to manage the stadium, Kusche Sports Group.
The firm’s principal officer is Tim Bennett, the co-owner of the Biloxi Shuckers minor league baseball team and manager of MGM Park in Biloxi.
OMAHA — This is written from the College World Series where a packed house of more than 22,000 fans pays to watch each game at sparkling TD Ameritrade Park.
A vigil will be held tonight for the Jackson Academy (JA) student killed in a car crash today.
Frances Anne Fortner was driving along Ridgewood Road around 1:30 p.m., when she hit a manhole cover and her car flipped, according to Precinct Four Cmdr. Keith Freeman.
The vigil will be at 7 p.m., on the school's campus.
The District at Eastover will add a new addition in the spring of 2018, Eastover Market, the state’s first food hall. Eastover Market will be developed in consultation with the esteemed St. Roch Market of New Orleans, and will showcase a curated collection of local, boutique restaurant concepts.
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.
Over the past 15 years, the subdivision of Reunion has become the place to call home for many Madison County residents.
Although the development is almost two decades old, it continues to add new homes and amenities for residents.