Today's Top Stories

The legal battle continues between a Jackson minority contractor and a major international firm charged with updating the city’s water system, 10 months after the case was initially filed.

Crime was down in Madison this past year. In 2016, the city experienced a total of 290 counts of criminal activity. The year prior, the city had 341 counts. 

Members of the Jackson City Council have mixed opinions about the recent passage of a new long-range master plan governing how the city can spend a one-percent tax.

With warmer weather, Madison and Ridgeland are gearing up to try and diminish the mosquito population.

Both cities do the work in-house, saving on contractor costs.

For nine years, MONA (the Madison Organization for Neighborhood Associations) has been serving the citizens and communities of the city of Madison.

THE CITY of Jackson again used Yazoo clay to backfill a major water main project.

Last year, the city came under fire after the Sun learned crews were using Yazoo clay to backfill a new water main along Eastover Drive.

Spillway Road improvements

Ridgeland is preparing to spend  $1.7 million to mill, overlay, restripe, and upgrade three traffic signals on Spillway Road. “It’s about a mile of four lanes with a center turn lane,” said Mike McCollum, Ridgeland public works director.

Work on trail

The Pear Orchard multi-use trail is getting a facelift. Ridgeland city officials approved the overlay project which includes repaving more than a mile of the trail.

Crime report

Madison Crime

The Madison Police Department received the following reports for:

Bradford Green - credit card fraud, February 3;

Colony Way - lost property, February 14;

Cotton Hill Road - lost tag, February 9;



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