Melvin Priester was recently elected as president of the Jackson City Council. Priester, who is now in his second term, is a graduate of Murrah High School, Harvard University and the Stanford Law School at Stanford University.
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The Madison County Board of Supervisors recently approved a resolution to issue $8 million for road bonds.
The resolution lists 14 roads that could be funded by the $8 million, as well as the cost for each road’s improvements.
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.
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.
CONSTRUCTION HAS STARTED on a new middle school for Madison-Ridgeland Academy (MRA). The facility should be ready by the 2018-2019 school term, however this fall, students will be greeted with additional parking and less traffic congestion.
Contractors were expected to be back on the job this week, to continue repaving work on Briarwood Drive and Ridgewood Road.
Work got off to a fast start in late May, with crews milling and overlaying portions of streets with the initial base coat of asphalt.