U.S. Fifth Circuit hands state a victory in airport takeover bid


The state recently scored a victory in its efforts to take over the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport.

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that lawmakers did not have to compile a “privilege log” of communications with government officials related to SB 2162, the airport takeover bill, vacating the district court’s ruling. The circuit also ruled that lawmakers did not have to provide correspondence it provided to third-party individuals. 

A copy of the ruling can be found on our website by clicking on the link below. https://www.northsidesun.com/sites/default/files/Airport%20ruling%20fift...


Breaking News

Another water main break in Jackson is blocking Old Canton Road between I-55 and State Street at... READ MORE


Edward B. Ramirez, a retired electrical engineer, passed away at the age of 90. He was a veteran... READ MORE


Cheering for Jackson Prep this year are (from left, back) Eliza Hollingsworth, Margaret Dye, Livi Mathews, Addy Katherine Allen, Rosemary McClintock, Kennedy Cleveland, Rachel Rutledge, Mari Lampt