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Dr. and Mrs. Alexander John Haick Jr. announce the engagement of their daughter, Ellen Virginia Haick, to Lt. Edward Elliot Royal, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jerome Royal of Midnight.
Spring is the perfect time of year to enjoy outside entertaining with friends. I did just that and invited the Dining Dames cooking group onto my patio for a Spring Brunch. I used a colorful table runner with bold colorful pillows in the chairs and fresh flowers as the centerpiece. It was a beautiful cool day.
Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has declared a state of emergency following today's storms.
A press conference will be held today at 3 p.m. at the Hood Building to discuss the flooding.
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There has been much heated debate surrounding the recently enacted Landowners Protection Act (Senate Bill 2901). The Act is designed to limit the legal liability of a business owner when a person is injured by the actions of a third person unconnected to the operation of the premises.
Just when you thought it was safe to forget about the Kemper “clean coal” fiasco, the mess has resurfaced with the revelation that the U.S. Justice Department is investigating the miserably failed experiment.
After crumbling to practically a dirt road, LOHO's Robert Drive finally gets repaved. It wasn't a multimillion road reconstruction requiring costly engineering fees. Just a simple decent layer of asphalt to smooth the surface.
Woodland Hills Baptist Church will mark its final service Sunday, May 5, as the remaining members prepare to say goodbye to a church that has a storied history on the Northside.
The congregation, currently led by the Rev. Ty Pigott, is handing over the property to Fondren Church, which has been meeting in the building since 2013.
The chorus of 100-plus voices rising in celebration of the world’s creation on May 4 will also sing in tribute to a woman who ushered more than a generation of metro Jackson singers and pianists to a lifelong love of music.
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.
Hartfield Academy recently opened its newly expanded and renovated main campus at 1240 Luckney Rd.
Jackson proposing doing away with minority firm quotas
An ordinance that establishes quotas for hiring minority firms in the city of Jackson could soon be on its way out.
Jackson officials are hoping to replace the city’s Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) ordinance with a new “small and disadvantaged business” program.
Some principles are worth fighting for, especially when someone else is ponying up the money to pay for the fight.
MSMA Names Director
Claude Brunson, MD, will be the new executive director of the Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMA).
Madison Middle School presented Mary Poppins, Jr. as their school-wide musical. Performing as the Banks family were (from left) Chandler See as Michael, Mary Taylor Spell as Winifred Banks, James Covington as George Banks, and Miller Johnson as Jane.
Jackson Prep’s seventh-grade boys basketball black team members are (from left, back) Nolan Canoy, Lake Womack, Robert Watson, Garner Young; (front) Charlie Barbour, Walter George, Garrett Hiers, Matthew Laseter. Not pictured: Gates Lyle.
The Jackson Choral Society will present “Across Two Continents”, a choral concert featuring European classical hits that are paired with American spirituals. The concert will be performed April 28, 2:30 p.m. at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for senior citizens and students.
More than 12,000 Madison County voters will be voting at a new precinct location after this year.
Beginning in 2019, First Baptist Church of Madison, Highland Chapel and Grace Crossing will no longer serve as Madison County precincts.
Jackson Prep recently held its 2017 Précis Pageant. Voted among the beauties and beaux are (from left) Hadley Thompson and Spivey Gault.
Jackson Prep seventh-graders (from left) Kelsey Clay and Max Fan Pelt were given the Community Service Gold Award at the Honors Forum.
Fifth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School enjoyed a tailgate party with food and fun. The students have been studying football statistics as part of their math curriculum.
One of the challenges parents (and pediatricians!) face is determining if a child is experiencing symptoms consistent with allergies, or if an infectious process is to blame. There is considerable overlap between symptoms of allergies and a cold, and, as with most diagnostic processes in medicine, obtaining a good history is key.