Halfway House

The city of Jackson has the legal authority to prevent a halfway house from opening in an affluent Northeast Jackson neighbohrood, but as of last week the city appeared unwilling to do anything about it.

Chair from Youth

When Howard McMillan visited Acey’s Custom Hair Design for the first time, he thought the barber chairs there seemed familiar.

The chairs, old Koken hydraulic devices, reminded him of the chairs he used to sit in when getting his hair cut as a little boy.

New Building Codes

New building codes are likely to take effect in Jackson by the end of the month.

But Jackson city officials say builders and architects likely won’t notice a difference between the new codes and the ones that have been in place for the last 12 years.

The Plan

A major part of the city of Jackson’s Infrastructure Master Plan will focus on not only filling potholes, but preventing water from gushing out of the ground like Old Faithful.

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Weddings/Engagements

Elizabeth “Liz” DeLes Lancaster and Andrew Brock McIntyre were joined in holy matrimony the... READ MORE

Social

The future of a popular summer destination on the Northside could be decided at a meeting this... READ MORE

Editorials

When Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed legislation this week to stop public officials from... READ MORE

Schools

Tickets are on sale for the annual drawdown to benefit Habitat for Humanity Episcopal Build... READ MORE

Obituaries:

Elliott Frank Thomas Sr. passed away at St. Dominic Hospital April 10 at the age of 87. He will... READ MORE

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Events:

Christopher Freeze, special agent in charge of the Jackson office of the FBI, recently spoke to... READ MORE

Church

Shown after schoolwide Mass at St. Joseph Catholic School recently are (from left) senior Jason... READ MORE