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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