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project kindness

By NIKKI ROWELL,

Northsiders form group to recognize random acts of kindness; bracelet awarded

Discouraged by negativity that she encounters online via social media, a Madison resident began working with some friends on a project to inspire kindness and positive action.

Location, money woes result in shuttering gardens on Saturday

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Nearly 20 years ago, a group of Northsiders worked tirelessly to improve a once popular Jackson landmark.

Now, their efforts are fading with Mynelle Gardens falling victim to location and city financial woes.

The gardens are now closed on Saturdays. The Jackson City Council recently voted to close the gardens on Saturdays.

At Odds

By ANTHONY WARREN,

City taxpayers bear burden of state’s JMAA takeover attempt

The state’s efforts to take over the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport are being funded in part by the same residents who oppose it.

second chance

By NIKKI ROWELL,

Recently released female prisoners find help in adjusting through crossroads ministry

Within three years of release from prison, nearly 70 percent of released prisoners were re-arrested. A Madison County program is aiming to cut back on recidivism and help those who are recently released turn their lives around.

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Robert H. Watson will receive Mississippi College’s Award of Excellence at the university’s 2018 homecoming.

Activities include an October 26 awards banquet at Anderson Hall.