Sea Legs

By ANTHONY WARREN,

SSS Jackson helping young Northsiders learn leadership skills

A program designed to help Northside kids earn their sea legs while learning valuable leadership skills recently celebrated its one-year anniversary.

That program is the state’s only chapter of the Sea Scouts, and it meets at the Jackson Yacht Club. 

Court denies R’land request

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Opponents of the Ridgeland Costco Wholesale scored a minor victory recently in their efforts to keep the wholesaler from locating on Highland Colony Parkway.

Last week, the Mississippi Supreme Court denied the city of Ridgeland’s request to expedite the appeal of the city’s 2015 vote to amend the zoning ordinance.

State waiting for advisory panel before drawing up CCID infrastructure plan

By ANTHONY WARREN,

State officials won’t begin drawing up plans on how to use millions of dollars in new infrastructure monies for Jackson until an advisory panel is in place and it begins meeting.

“It’s early in the process, but DFA will meet with the advisory committee before formulating a plan,” said DFA Director of Communications Chuck McIntosh.

Lean Forecast

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Collection shortfalls challenge city officials with budget issues

Jackson could have a draft budget next week, but even before that plan is released, city officials expect 2018 to be a lean year.

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