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Once the foundation is poured, a Costco Wholesale can typically be open for business within four months.
However, two years after developers announced plans to bring the wholesaler to Highland Colony Parkway, the battle over the store’s future continues.
After Tulane University’s abrupt closure in January of this year in Madison, the city is demanding $10 million in punitive damages.
The funds, according to Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler, will cover hard construction costs, used city resources, and damages to Madison’s reputation and economic development credibility.
The Gluckstadt incorporation is making slow and steady progress, but there is one commercial entity that wants to stay out of the issue.
The Mak Haik car dealership, located north of Glucksadt Road and west of I-55, does not want to be part of the incorporation. The car dealer does not want to be part of Canton’s annexation either.
Bob Devaney is regional disaster officer (RDO) for the American Red Cross Mississippi Region. Devaney, a Chicago native, has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s in human service administration. He joined the Red Cross 10 years ago and took over as RDO in August.
The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi will celebrate its 2017 Women of Vision honorees and grantees October 2 at the Mississippi Museum of Art from 5 to 7 p.m.
Festival to benefit children’s homes
Developers get nine more months to decide on center
Developers have roughly three months to decide if it will lease some 130 acres of airport property to build a $165 million mixed-use project in Flowood.
The property is owned by the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA).
Virgi Lindsay was recently elected Ward Seven councilwoman for the city of Jackson. Before joining the council, Lindsay was a newspaper reporter and longtime executive director of the Greater Belhaven Foundation (GBF). She recently spoke to Senior Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about her position and the issues facing the city.
Although Madison’s budget is not yet finalized, city citizens can expect road projects to make progress, grants that will help augment the city’s community feel and even tag readers throughout the next fiscal year.
As part of the budgeting process, officials held a public hearing on Tuesday, September 5.