Madison continues efforts to install safety cameras in Strawberry, liberty parks

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

Madison city officials are preparing to receive bids a third time for the installation of security cameras at Strawberry Patch Park and Liberty Park.

Two weeks ago, the mayor and board of aldermen rejected two bids for the project. The rejection was at the recommendation of Madison Police Chief Gene Waldrop.

Waggoner to oversee Lake Harbour Road project

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

Waggoner Engineering has been contracted by the city of Ridgeland for the Lake Harbour Drive rehabilitation project, Waggoner was selected for construction, engineering and inspection services.

The project includes milling and overlaying plus the upgrade of four traffic signals on Spillway Road from Breaker’s Lane to Northpark Drive.

Family influence

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

Legacy of public service instilled in Neely Carlton Lyons by great-aunt

Although Neely Carlton Lyons comes from a family with many successful and hardworking members, many of whom have worked in public service, it is her great-aunt, Zelma Wells Price, who has influenced Neely the most. 

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FROM PROGRAMS TO VENUES TO FUND-RAISING, TIPPY GARNER GUIDING FORCE OF OPERA

A Jackson native, Tippy Garner has always lived in the north and northeast area of the city.