City to set vote for Fondren Business Improvement District
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With Hurricane Gordon barreling down on the Mississippi Gulf Coast last week, Entergy officials were ready, weeks after the opening of a new $20 million distribution operations center (DOC).
A ribbon-cutting for the new downtown Jackson facility was held in late July, at the height of hurricane season.
Hall Carter was recently named the new executive director of the Mississippi Kidney Foundation. The Memphis native has worked for several U.S. senators, most recently serving as Sen. Roger Wicker’s executive assistant and scheduler.
Jackson city officials aren’t sure when they’ll be able to repair two recent sewer main breaks on the Northside but hope to make the repairs as soon as possible.
When Ridgeland Alderman Wes Hamlin was in college and imagined what his future might be like, he saw himself in the pulpit, not in politics.
However, over the years, Hamlin saw a shift in his career choice, partly thanks to his circumstances and the influence of family members. He went on to become Ridgeland’s youngest alderman.
Craft Center to be renamed in honor of the late Gov. Bill Waller; dedication slated September 23
The Mississippi Craft Center has been renamed the William Lowe “Bill” Waller Sr. Craft Center.
The official dedication will be held at the Center on Sunday, September 23 at 2:30 p.m. The public is invited.
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:
Crosstown rivals to meet in annual grudge match Sept. 7
Two college football standouts will be putting their coaching skills to the test Friday, when the Bruins and the Saints take the field in their annual rivalry matchup.
The game, formerly known as the Holy War, is slated for 7 p.m. on Friday, September 7.
Some much-needed repairs could be on tap for Jackson’s flagship library, but city officials don’t know exactly when those repairs will be made.
The city of Jackson is planning to bid out repairs to the Eudora Welty Library.