The Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) is looking into whether or not Canton Municipal Utilities (CMU) illegally raised their rates without MPSC approval.
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Randy Watkins’ love of golf takes him to the U.S. Open and mentoring young players on the sport.
Sports are a hobby for many, but one Northsider understands the connections that can be gained through sports.
Jackson is one step closer to issuing $35 million in road bonds, thanks to a recent vote by the city’s one-percent infrastructure tax oversight commission.
Last week, oversight members approved the mayor’s request to leverage bond money to issue up to $35 million in long-term debt.
I read with interest Dr. Levin’s letter advocating for medical marijuana in Mississippi. I paid particular attention as he is the current president of the Mississippi Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (a position I held several years ago).
Amelia McGowan is senior attorney over the immigration law division with the Mississippi Center for Justice. McGowan helped found the division about a year ago. Prior to joining the center, she served as program director for the Migrant Support Center for Catholic Charities Jackson.
Mr. and Mrs. David Bennett Allen of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Elizabeth Allen, to Joshua Konstanzer Crump, the son of the Honorable and Mrs. David Nuttall Crump Jr. of Front Royal, VA.
It’s a political year and I was happy to see all the major politicians show up at the Mississippi Press Convention in Biloxi. This week, I’m highlighting the two main candidates for the Democratic primary for governor.
Jim Hood, four-time Mississippi attorney general:
Wet weather continues to slow down the North State Street Reconstruc-tion Project.
The roughly $22 million project includes rebuilding a roughly two-mile section of the busy roadway from Hartfield Street to Sheppard Road.
William Sherman Sampson Jr., 75, died unexpectedly Saturday July 13, 2019 at his home near Learned, MS. Bill was the first of 5 children in is family and was born at Fort Ft McClellan in Alabama July 2, 1944. Bill grew up in Jackson, MS and attended the University of Mississippi. He was an avid fan of Ole Miss football his entire life.
We each march to the sound of a different drummer; it may be an age thing, but for unknown reasons, I seem to be drawn more and more to the beat of the past. The rhythm goes on, but it’s slower. On a Danube River cruise my Jackson friends and I had disembarked from our ship, the Viking Jarl, and were now in Prague.
Kevin Essary goes From BMX bike racing to head pro at Parham bridges tennis center
It appears that Rep. Bennie Thompson has come out against the One Lake Project, a proposal he previously supported. Here is the text of a press release issued today:
The city of Jackson appears poised to finally take legal action against Siemens.
At its meeting tomorrow, the city council will consider bringing on Lightfoot, Franklin and White LLC to “investigate and pursue claims and litigation against Siemens.”
YouTube is a phenomenal video sharing website that offers a multitude of opportunities for the viewing. Movies, music, history, and many other topics that one is interested in can be found through this technology. If you would like to learn how to sharpen a knife, you can find information regarding this.
Since the Republicans replaced the Democrats as the dominant party in Mississippi a lot has changed in our state. The Republicans have been good at cutting but not so good at governing.
Jackson city officials expect to begin their search for a new zoo management firm next week.
The city’s legal department was doing a final review of a request for proposals (RFP) today and was expected to issue the request next week, said Chief Administrative Officer Robert Blaine.
At Jackson Academy’s “Go Gold for MS Kids” pep rally, students (from left) Rhodes Robinson, Will Arnett, and Adonis Terry proudly supported kids who battle childhood cancer and cheered on the Raider football team.
St. Joseph seniors in the Class of 2019 include: Joshua Thomas Bailey, Patton Maxwell Beard, Emma Kaye Beebe, Gabriel Wyatt Blaylock, William Calloway Bowdler, Alexia Thomasina Brown, Tyler Ray Brown, Wyatt Keene Buck, Eli Arlin Carter, Sarah Johnson Ceballos, William Daniel Clarke, Claire Frances Conn, Catherine Grace Cook;
The Fontaine Place Neighborhood Association recently held its annual meeting at the home of Tad and Heather McCraney. The 2019 board of directors officers and members include (from left, back) Katherine Bartlett Youngblood, Rob Stockett, Tad McCraney, president; (front) John Zupko, Debbie Christie, secretary, and Jon Turner, vice-president. N
Jackson Academy recently hosted its annual Features Pageant. Voted to represent the senior class as beauties and beaux are (from left) Cruz Heath, Rob McDowell, Skylar Alexander, Charlotte Palmer, Emory Rhodes, Ashley Brown, Anne Marie Lundy, Ashley Manning, Lily Waltman, Max Harmon and Owen Fracchia. Not pictured: Hyde White.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s May Day will be celebrated May 3, at 6 p.m. on the south campus in Jackson. The theme is “A Few of My Favorite Things,” specifically, the students’ favorite things about the St. Andrew’s community.
First-grade students at Jackson Academy (from left) Graham Adams, Emma Mills, Savannah Peters, Ava Harwell, Harper Cooley and Kate Ferrell were excited to meet The Grinch after sending letters asking him not to steal Christmas.
Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba was a recent speaker for the Rotary Club of Jackson. Shown are (from left) club president Neddie Winters, Lumumba and LeRoy Walker.
The 2019 Jackson Prep ninth grade baseball team included members (from left, back) Ben Futvoye, Will Gibbs, Benjamin Bays, Ethan Williams, Cy Craig, Bodie Agnew; (front) Owen Abney, Gavin Mullins, Garner Watkins, Jagger Mooneyham, Trey Bridges, Joseph Ciacco.
Working out of his home in Taylor, Lucius Lamar is preparing for the December reception at Southside Gallery in Oxford, December 13 from 5 to 8 p.m.
A new environmental court in Madison could provide a template for other cities likely to address their longstanding blight problems.