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City successfully battles fallout from freezing weather

At press time, the capital city was bracing for another round of sub-freezing temperatures, which could again challenge the city’s worn out water mains.

The first phase of the Reunion interchange might be funded through this year’s state bond bill, say county officials.

Rep. Denny targeting increasing CCID funding, changing voting laws during session

Four Ridgeland road improvement projects will be underway within the coming months.

Madison County’s new recycling system is still working well for a portion of its citizens living outside city limits.

More volunteers are needed for the Mississippi Blues Marathon.

The annual race is days away, and race officials still need volunteers to guide runners and provide support.

‘Great Job’

By ANTHONY WARREN,

City successfully battles fallout from freezing weather

At press time, the capital city was bracing for another round of sub-freezing temperatures, which could again challenge the city’s worn out water mains.




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Rep. Denny targeting increasing CCID funding, changing voting laws during session

Increasing allocations for road, water and sewer projects in the Capitol Complex Improvement District (CCID), and changing voting laws to make it easier to register and vote are among top priorities for District 64 Rep. Bill Denny.




Recyling working in county despite removal of two bins; some use door-to-door service

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

Madison County’s new recycling system is still working well for a portion of its citizens living outside city limits.

In July of last year, supervisors voted to take away two of the three recycling dumpsters located at the Southwest fire district station, the Yandell Road fire station and the Stribling Road fire station.









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