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Robert Graham is in his third term as District One supervisor for Hinds County. Graham is a graduate of Mississippi College and is a former spokesman for the Jackson Police Department (JPD).

The Liberty Park expansion project is almost complete. To move the development forward, the city recently approved a change order to the original project’s plan.

Getting help for city’s infrastructure and aiding senior citizens top Sykes’  2017 list

JDRF presents Hope Gala January 21

Efforts by Colony Park developers to increase the district’s current tax increment financing (TIF) by several million dollars could soon be determined by the Madison County Board of Supervisors.

Mayor Yarber silent on plans for consent decree outlook

Jackson leaders are tight-lipped on the challenges the city faces with its $400 million sewer consent decree.

John Mitchell Bower

John Mitchell Bower, born May 7, 1961 to Dr. John D. Bower and "Snookie" Mandaville Nance Bower in Richmond, Va. was called to Heaven after a 14-year battle with leukemia and ultimately died from complications of a stem cell transplant January 11.

The elements

First Presbyterian Day School sixth-graders design a creative periodic table of elements each year. Shown are (from left) Will Upton, Andrew Puckett, Ryan Groebe, Roman Hilliker, and Reid Sushenia.

Most valuable

Jackson Prep’s football team Most Valuable Awards went to (back) Jerrion Ealy, Buddy Crosby Team Most Valuable Player; (front, from left) Jacob Crawley, Most Valuable Offense; Jake Newsome, Most Valuable Defense.

Bell ringers

Madison Central High School Interact Club members ringing the Salvation Army bell are (back) Olivia Harvilla; (from left, front) Sabian Crockett, Tori Lee, Allie Moore, Macy Agostinelli, Katie King, Virginia Newman, Nhi Truong, Abby McKenzie, and Caroline Riley.

Volleyball team

Madison Ridgeland Academy volleyball team includes members (from left, back) Alex Cullom, Caroline Loeb, Kate Milam, Georgia Galatas, Stevie Nesbit, Anna Cate Barlow, Asjah Pippin, Madison Litwin; (front) Mary Grace Smith, Addie Morris, Gracie Potts, Olivia Nadalich, London B

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Obituaries:

John Mitchell Bower, born May 7, 1961 to Dr. John D. Bower and "Snookie" Mandaville Nance Bower... READ MORE

Social

The Eagle award is the highest advancement rank that can be earned as a Boy Scouts of America... READ MORE

Events:

Interact Leaders at Jackson Academy welcomed Karleigh Wagner from Sunnybrook Children’s Home... READ MORE

Schools

First Presbyterian Day School sixth-graders design a creative periodic table of elements each... READ MORE