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Mayor hopeful council, commission go along with plan

Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber is hopeful the city council and one-percent commission will approve his plans in the coming weeks to issue a $90 million line of credit to pay for infrastructure improvements.

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.

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When Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed legislation this week to stop public officials from... READ MORE

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Tickets are on sale for the annual drawdown to benefit Habitat for Humanity Episcopal Build... READ MORE

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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

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Shown after schoolwide Mass at St. Joseph Catholic School recently are (from left) senior Jason... READ MORE