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Chargers unpopular with area law enforcement departments

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Jackson, Madison and Ridgeland will all be buying new police cruisers this year, but at least one agency won’t be going with the Dodge Chargers and two others hadn’t decided what vehicles they’ll be going with.

Local law enforcement began using the Chargers years ago after the iconic Crown Victoria were discontinued.




Honor Roll

Students listed to the honor roll at Madison Ridgeland Academy for the first nine weeks include:

 

Fourth Grade



Celebration

By ANTHONY WARREN,

State marks bicentennial with museums opening, events

Thousands of people are expected to flock to downtown Jackson this weekend to celebrate the opening of the two Mississippi museums, an event which coincides with the state’s bicentennial.







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Carwash hearing

Developers are hoping to put a carwash on Lake Harbour Drive, but the Ridgeland planning and zoning board has recommended the board of aldermen reject the proposal.

A public hearing will be held December 19 at city hall during a regular board of aldermen meeting.


Jim Wilkirson on works of JXNUNITED

Jim Wikirson is executive director of the Fondren Renaissance Foundation (FRF) and a member of JXNUNITED, a group of neighborhood association leaders that meets regularly to discuss common concerns. He recently spoke to Sun Senior Staff Writer Anthony Warren about the group.

 

So what is JXNUNITED? How did it start?


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