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.
District 2 Supervisor Trey Baxter said he and District 1 Supervisor Sheila Jones have been meeting with state legislators, including Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn.
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.
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.
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.
By ANTHONY WARREN
Senior Staff Writer
Construction could begin in the next month on the first phase of a project designed to transform Parham Bridges Park in to a top tennis center.
Jackson city officials were expected to begin hammering out a work schedule this week with Hemphill Construction.
Jackson leaders are hoping a recent victory in U.S. District Court will validate their claims the state is attempting to take over the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport because it is managed by African Americans.
Big House Books is a Jackson organization that serves prisoners and inmates across the state of Mississippi. Founded in December 2014, Big House Books sends three books to every prisoner that writes a letter with a list of preferred texts.