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Commission yet to take action on IMS Engineers’ contract

A court date for the Gluckstadt incorporation and proposed Canton annexation has been set, and Canton has provided a second description that should further clarify its proposed annexation borders.

Freddrick Murray is interim superintendent of Jackson Public Schools (JPS). Murray received his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate from Jackson State University. He has been with JPS since 1994.

Becky Mercier creates sought-after works of art through knitting

Residents of Dinsmor are looking to move their guard house in order to have 24-hour surveillance and security for their neighborhood.

Kidney foundation plans gala

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Commission yet to take action on IMS Engineers’ contract

IMS Engineers’ future as the city’s one-percent program manager was still in limbo last week, after Jackson’s one-percent oversight commission failed again to vote on whether to continue funding the position.

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Becky Mercier creates sought-after works of art through knitting

Becky Mercier didn’t learn about her knitting talent until she was already a junior in high school in the mid-1970s, when her mother bought a needle arts shop called Celita’s.

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Ross Bjork, athletic director of the University of Mississippi, recently spoke to the Rotary... READ MORE

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New Summit School’s 17th annual draw down fund-raiser “It’s All About the Children” will be... READ MORE