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The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is moving forward with several projects in south Madison County and North Jackson.
Northsiders planning to travel this summer can now take advantage of a dedicated TSA Precheck line at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport.
But to sign up for the privilege, they still have to apply at an office more than 40 miles away in Vicksburg.
Shane and Stacy Huff will likely never be empty-nesters. It’s a fact the two have had to come to terms with since adopting three special-needs children. Since 2013, the Huffs have opened their home and their hearts to three girls, two from China and one from Philadelphia.
With warmer weather on its way, Northsiders are gearing up for all the summer activities that are available in the area, from biking to boating.
Officers with Ridgeland Police Department will be working to ensure the safety of those partaking in all the summer fun.
Madison County residents will no longer present their vehicle damage claims to the board of supervisors.
The board voted last week to abolish its current vehicle damage claims policy and will refer all claims for an insurance company to decide how to move forward.
The new policy will take effect mid-June.
Joseph Presley serves as vice president of Southern Outdoors Unlimited. The nonprofit serves as a way to get children with disabilities to experience the outdoors through hunting and fishing excursions across the state.
Ridgeland High School (RHS) will have a new principal and athletic director for the 2019-2020 academic year is building in Ridgeland.
Keith Fennell started earlier this week as principal and David White is joining the Titans as athletic director and football coach.
Mississippi Food and Wine Festival
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.”
Established in 1984, Mississippi Sports Medicine’s Doctors James Manning, Gene Barrett, and Walter Shelton set out with a commitment to provide the utmost quality in sub-specialized orthopedic care with an emphasis on serving athletes all over the state of Mississippi.
Jackson Mayor made a good appointment when he named Bob Miller to head the department of public works.
Miller was the number two guy in New Orleans and was there during Katrina reconstruction so he’s not new to challenges.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sims of Madison announce the upcoming marriage of their son, Joshua Allen Sims, to Lindsey Elizabeth Wilson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Clay of Tupelo and Mr. and Mrs. Greg Wilson of Roanoke, Ala.
Madison Alderman Guy Bowering counts it an honor and a privilege to serve the people of Madison and Ward 6.
Throughout his life, he has made serving his community a priority no matter where he has ended up over the years.
Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Lloyd Fordice of Vicksburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Louise Fordice, to Thomas Bruce Payne III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bruce Payne Jr. of Madison. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Governor of Mississippi, the Hon. Daniel Kirkwood Fordice Jr.
Nearly every time the board that oversees Mississippi’s Public Employees’ Retirement System jacks up the rate that the taxpayers have to kick in to keep the system financially viable, it says that the latest increase should provide long-term solvency.
And every time they are wrong.
The Phoenix Club of Jackson is a group of young professional men who support the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Mississippi through fundraising events and campaigns. Its members are business, social and philanthropic leaders who strive to help their community’s youth.
Neighborhood developers might need to begin implementing centralized mailbox units in new subdivisions in Madison County, possibly eliminating curbside mail service in future developments.
Heavy flooding and black mold has forced the closure of one of the Northside’s oldest libraries, but officials hope to reopen it in a new location before school starts.
Efforts to transform Belhaven Park from a simple green space into a major gathering place in the community are about to come full-circle, with a capital campaign expected to get under way in January to fund the final round of improvements.
Jackson officials going after unpaying water customers
The new year will mean new efforts by the city of Jackson to recoup an estimated $20 million in outstanding water revenues.
The city ramped up its water shut-off efforts to recoup funds on about 20,000 delinquent accounts, according to Public Works Director Robert Miller.