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Heavy flooding and black mold has forced the closure of one of the Northside’s oldest libraries, but officials hope to reopen it in a new location before school starts.
Last year, many local wine and spirits store owners were concerned about big box grocery stores having license to sell wine and liquor on their shelves.
However, Silver Leaf Wine and Spirits owner Victor Pittman said politicians have “shelved” the issue for the time being.
Close to 1,000 homes have been sold on the Northside in the last six months. In the same tperiod, around 1,700 were on the market.
Christ United Methodist Church will soon be celebrating the completion of a project that will give members a place to honor their loved ones and reflect on their memories.
On July 23, a consecration ceremony will be held for the church’s new columbarium and prayer garden.
A local neighborhood group has scrapped plans to use a former home on Old Canton Road for an event and office space, and is now looking for a new location.
The LeFleur East House, a two-story home at 4658 Old Canton, has been deeded to James Holt Crews, of Jackson, according to Hinds County Chancery Clerk records.
While Jackson city officials had not decided how and if they were going to fund the complete reconstruction of one section of North State Street, they have signed off on plans to repave another.
Flash flooding on the Northside and across the city seems to be job number one for Ward Seven Councilwoman Virgi Lindsay.
Lindsay’s second council meeting was on July 18, and one of the first two items she sponsored on the agenda was an item to discussing “flooding issues in our communities.”
An advisory board that will help determine how the state spends millions of dollars in new infrastructure money in Jackson could begin meeting by the end of the summer.
The panel will advise the Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) on how to use funds set aside for the new “capitol complex improvement district,” or CCID.