Complete street

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Ridgeland recently approved a resolution to adopt a Complete Street policy. The policy was presented to the Mayor and Board by the City of Ridgeland Bicycle Advisory Committee. The policy states that the City of Ridgeland will plan, design and construct all new city transportation improvement projects to provide appropriate accommodation for pedestrians, persons with disabilities, bicyclists and motorists and that the City of Ridgeland will incorporate Complete Streets principles. Elected officials are (from left, back) Alderman and Mayor Pro Tempore Kevin Holder (Ward 3), Alderman Bill Lee (Ward 5), Alderman Ken Heard (Ward 1), Alderman Wesley Hamlin (Ward 6), Mayor Gene McGee, Alderman Chuck Gautier (Ward 2), Alderman At-Large D.I. Smith and Alderman Brian Ramsey (Ward 4); (front) Bicycle Advisory Committee Members, Trey Herron, Sandra Monohan, Jayce Powell and Chris Bryson. Not pictured: Wendy Bourdin, Mike McCollum, Mina Thorgeson and Scott Young.

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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.