Deason new MCEDA director

Joseph (Joey) Deason is the new executive director of the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) beginning October 1.
Deason assumes the position from Ken Oilschlager who has been serving as interim director over the last year.

Crime report

Madison Crime

The Madison Police Department received the following reports for:

Baptist Drive - grand larceny, July 10;

Baptist Drive - petit larceny and two counts of credit card fraud, July 6;

Baptist Drive - petit larceny, July 17;

Baptist Drive - petit larceny, July 18;

Lean Forecast


Collection shortfalls challenge city officials with budget issues

Jackson could have a draft budget next week, but even before that plan is released, city officials expect 2018 to be a lean year.



Esperanza Velasquez is founder of the Mississippi Hispanic Association in Flowood.