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Courtesy of Elizabeth Quinn
Motorists are having to find different routes following last week’s closure of a bridge along Meadowbrook Road.
 
Last Thursday, Jackson city officials closed the bridge between Ridgewood Road and East Ridge Drive. 

Costco is still coming to Highland Colony Parkway, despite a recent ruling from the Mississippi Supreme Court.

The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled in favor of residents opposed to the Ridgeland Costco.

 

For 70 years, Gateway Rescue Mission has been a strong part of the Jackson ministry community.

R’land completing section

With the city of Ridgeland finishing their work on Lake Harbour Drive earlier this week, reservoir officials anticipate starting construction on the Upper Spillway Road within the next week.

Another round of road repaving is in the works, following a recent vote by Jackson’s one-percent oversight commission.

Recently, commissioners approved the city’s request to fund $4 million in road repaving and pothole repairs.

Courtesy of Elizabeth Quinn

U.S. Kids Golf

Northside Junior players participating in ‘central Mississippi local tour’

Junior golfers on the Northside now have another opportunity to experience the rigors of tournament play.




Jeff on work of Innovate Mississippi

Tony Jeff is president and CEO of Innovate Mississippi. Jeff is a graduate of Mississippi State University and Northwestern University. He joined Innovate Mississippi in 2002, and took over as the company’s chief in 2010. He recently spoke to Sun Senior Staff Writer Anthony Warren about the organization and its efforts to help entrepreneurs.






Inaugural celebration

Festivities honor Mayor Lumumba

Inauguration festivities for Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba included celebrations in parks throughout the city, the swearing-in ceremony, a prayer breakfast at Grace Inspirations Church on Grand Avenue, and the city of Jackson Unity Ball.




Council approves plans to improve two bridges by Eastover foundation

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Plans to beautify the Eastover neighborhood are moving forward following a vote by the Jackson City Council.

The council recently approved entering into an agreement with the Greater Eastover Neighborhood Foundation (GENF) to allow the neighborhood to improve two public bridges in the neighborhood.



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Jackson Prep 2017-18 seventh-grade boys basketball blue team includes members (from left, back) Ryan Fisackerly, Maddox Noe, Andrew Puckett; (front) Max Van Pelt, Duncan Matthews, Cage Puckett, Wi