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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.

One-percent tax commission meeting canceled; co-chair not given reason for action

Even the co-chair of Jackson’s one-percent oversight commission couldn’t find out why this month’s board meeting was canceled.

Last week, Mayor Tony Yarber called off the commission’s April meeting. However, no reason was given for the meeting’s cancellation.

Multi-use Path Update

Ridgeland officials have run into a small hiccup with the Jackson Street multi-use path.

Recently, the city board of aldermen voted to transfer funds in the amount of $132,270 to pay for properties along the roadway.

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Weddings/Engagements

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

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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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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