Overhaul

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Mayor tackling problems in water billing department

A major overhaul of Jackson’s water billing department is under way, a sign Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba is fulfilling his promise to fix the city’s billing issues by early next year.







Marathon

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Efforts to renegotiate decree long process officials say

Efforts to renegotiate the city of Jackson’s sewer consent decree are a marathon, not a sprint, according to Chief Administrative Officer Robert Blaine.

“This process will take over a year – a long-term work that we’re doing here,” he said.





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Refill Café is a developing organization, run by Jeff Good, that will open late this year.