State eyes undeveloped land in attempted takeover
State officials have at least 1,200 reasons they’re trying to take over the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport, namely the 1,200 acres of undeveloped land surrounding it.
The first jurisdictional hearing for Gluckstadt’s incorporation has been moved for a second time, but progress on the area’s assimilation into Madison County is still steady.
Sherry Hartfield’s cancer provided a platform ‘to reach others for Christ’
Smith Park likely won’t be reopened for another month, but downtown officials say the wait will be well worth it once they see the improvements.
Last week, the large construction fences still blocked off the downtown Jackson destination.
However, much work had been completed to transform the park into a premier green space.
The Madison County School Board is moving forward with finding a new superintendent through a national executive recruitment and development team.
Dr. Ronnie McGehee, superintendent of Madison County schools, recently announced that he is stepping down after this semester.
What was a $405 million problem for Jackson five years ago is likely a more costly one today, at least according to one city official.
A 2013 assessment of the city’s water system showed Jackson needed $405 million to bring the system up to par.
The Greenville Golf and Country Club was the setting for the 75th annual Delta Debutante Ball December 29. The Delta Debutante Club was founded in 1942. It is the oldest debutante club in Mississippi.
Work is moving forward slowly but surely on two road repaving projects on the Northside.
Last February, the Central Mississippi Planning and Development District (CMPDD) announced that it had allocated around $3.3 million for road projects in North Jackson.
Jackson city officials are reflecting on their response to the recent water crises, and determining how they can better respond to the next one.
In January, two rounds of sub-freezing temperatures blew through the area, causing water to freeze and mains across the city to burst.