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Mayor secures financing for major North State project

Two years and numerous discussions later, the city of Jackson is finally moving forward on the North State Street and West County Line Road reconstruction projects.

Lynda wright helps make Ballet Mississippi  ‘just so beautiful’

The city of Jackson could soon have a plan on how to breath new life into Smith-Will Stadium, thanks to the help of the owner of a minor league baseball team in Biloxi.

The upper Spillway Road project is on schedule, and construction should begin in the spring. Soon, officials will advertise for the project.

Highland colony Parkway is in the middle of major improvements.

The parkway is currently undergoing an overlay project from Old Agency Road to West County Line Road.

William “Bill” Lester is returning to his roots.

Nearly 50 years after he hosted his first art show in Jackson, the former Northsider is returning home for a one-man show on November 2.

Athletics

Ross Bjork, the University of Mississippi athletic director, recently spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson. He discussed the vision, budget and current events at Ole Miss athletics.

Flood relief

Residents of Reunion Madison answered the call for assistance to their fellow citizens victimized by the floods brought by Hurricane Harvey in Texas.  Packing the first of many trucks of water and household goods are Reunion staff (from left) Josh Owens, Clay Johnston, Chris Jackson and Casey Smith.

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Esperanza Velasquez is founder of the Mississippi Hispanic Association in Flowood.