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Mayor hopeful council, commission go along with plan

Jackson neighborhoods could have a tougher time getting public access gates if Ward Seven Councilwoman Margaret Barrett-Simon’s amendments to the city’s gating ordinance go through.

Plans to rezone a former day care center at the corner of Ridgewood Road and Sheffield Drive has sparked debate among Northsiders.

For the County Line Road project, officials have approved the motion to bid out new traffic signals.

a small stretch of Eastover Drive will soon be repaved, thanks to the efforts of two Northside developers.

The Madison Summer Arts Camp is entering its 12th year this summer.

Lake Harbour construction

City officials are saying construction for the Lake Harbour Drive extension project is three months out. “This is really two projects,” said Mike McCollum, Ridgeland public works director. “One is the installation of a box culvert under the railroad.

New traffic light

Madison city officials have executed the final easement agreement with Walmart for the traffic light on Grandview Boulevard, meaning construction on the light will begin soon.

Crime report

Madison Crime

The Madison Police Department received the following reports for:

Grandview Boulevard - credit card fraud, April 3;

Grandview Boulevard - credit card fraud, March 31;

Grandview Boulevard - lost property, April 7;

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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