Today's Top Stories

Jackson city officials aren’t saying whether contractors will be penalized for finishing months behind schedule on a major street repaving project.

Sen. Michel’s 2018 agenda focusing on bills to improve cities and counties

Cindy Gardner has been busy recently with the opening of the Two Mississippi Museums.

A private firm has been brought on to help Jackson clean up a $7 million, decade-old mess.

Recently, the Jackson City Council approved bringing on Hunden Strategic Solutions for $72,000.

Ridgeland has multiple site plans that have recently been approved by the mayor and board of aldermen.

Among the five site plans and architectural reviews, two are hotels that will be located in the Township.

The southwest fire district in Madison County will soon be getting a new fire station, hopefully by the end of this year.

Zeke Walley award

Each year at graduation First Presbyterian Day School recognizes a male and female in the sixth-grade class who exemplify outstanding character and integrity. The recipients of the Andrew J. “Zeke” Walley Memorial Award for 2017 were Anders Morgan and William Walker.

Honor Roll

Jackson Academy

Students listed to the honor roll at Jackson Academy for the fourth quater include:


Twelfth Grade

Good citizen

Madison Central High School senior Nhi Truong (right) was presented the DAR Good Citizen Award by Debbie Cannon (left) of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Most athletic

Madison Ridgeland Academy students (from left) River Futral and Andrew Berry were selected as Most Athletic through Who Who’s at the MRA Features Pageant.


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St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s middle school speech and debate team recently traveled to Hattiesburg for the Sacred Heart Middle School Invitational.