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City Unsure if Construction Will Continue on Major Road Projects

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Jackson city officials were unsure last week if work on the North State Street Reconstruction Project would continue, with federal funding for it being temporarily cut off.

Recently, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) suspended funding for all state and federally funded road projects in the capital city.

Summer Fun

By NIKKI,

Police department working to keep Barnett Reservoir safe for all users

The Ross Barnett Reservoir offers a lot of options for summer fun. However, many don’t notice the people behind the scenes who make these activities safe for all visitors to each of the 48 recreational facilities.

Two years later Ridgewood project still incomplete; city quiet about possible late fees

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Jackson city officials still won’t say whether Superior Asphalt will be required to pay damages for failing to complete the Ridgewood Road project on time.

Months after the project was expected to wrap up, crews with the Byram-based contractor were back on Ridgewood last week, finishing up work on the major road repaving project.

Lake Caroline

South Madison county subdivision continues to grow and attract homeowners

Thirty years after the dam on Lake Caroline got under way, the Madison County neighborhood is still growing and still going strong.

Sean Brewer on Madison Central High

Sean Brewer was recently named as the new principal of Madison Central High School. Brewer has more than 23 years in education, 17 of which have been in administration. Most recently, he served for seven years as principal of Rosa Scott School. He is a member of the Mississippi Department of Education’s Commission for School Accreditation.

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Jackson Prep 2018 varsity softball team include (from left, back) Head Coach Cory Caton; Drea Morgan, McKinley Weeks, Maddie Newman, Colby Ray, Raylei McKinney, Sydney Ray, Assistant Coach Shane B