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Flood relief

Residents of Reunion Madison answered the call for assistance to their fellow citizens victimized by the floods brought by Hurricane Harvey in Texas.  Packing the first of many trucks of water and household goods are Reunion staff (from left) Josh Owens, Clay Johnston, Chris Jackson and Casey Smith.


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By ANTHONY WARREN,

Mayor suggests city oversees one-percent projects

Jackson’s new mayor could have a solution to the city’s one-percent program management woes: Let public works oversee the projects, and reimburse the city for labor costs related to that work using one-percent dollars.


Waggoner to oversee Lake Harbour Road project

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

Waggoner Engineering has been contracted by the city of Ridgeland for the Lake Harbour Drive rehabilitation project, Waggoner was selected for construction, engineering and inspection services.

The project includes milling and overlaying plus the upgrade of four traffic signals on Spillway Road from Breaker’s Lane to Northpark Drive.





DUI Grant

The Ridgeland police department is working to crack down on drunk drivers. The city recently received a grant to help fund the effort for the 2018 fiscal year.

The grant is in the amount of $40,321.40 and is from the Mississippi Office of Highway Safety.




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