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Leadership changeD in the Jackson Police Department (JPD) in large part to help bring an end to a discrimination lawsuit against the city.

After more than three decades at the Eudora Welty Library, Hinds County officials are looking to relocate the emergency operations center.

Madison County recently approved additional funding for several road projects including paving Stout and Catlett roads.

More than a million dollars in recent allocations of Jackson one-percent revenues will pay for projects on the Northside.

After 62 years Murrah alums continue to gather for monthly lunches at Brent’s

It was 1955 when Murrah High School opened up, and it was 1956 when the school had its first graduating class.

Metro Ballet celebrates 25 years


Wee Care Schoolagers mini-golfing are (from left) Crews Russum, Phil Nelson, and Robert Ogletree.


Lots of spirit

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently held Lower School Spirit Night during a home football game against Raleigh. Shown are (from left, back) Miley Ray, Virginia Kate Gammon, Ally Brumfield; (front) Mary Mac, Cilia and Caitlin Penton.

Soccer awards

Girls soccer wwards were won by Jackson Prep students (from left) Price Loposer, MVP; Mary Price Montagnet, Best Offensive; Addison Galloway, Best Defensive; Cassidy ZumMallen, Impact Player; and Macey Abraham, Patriot Award.

Celebrate Mississippi

Jackson Academy students (from left) Mya Coins, Alex Guild, Abby Fielder, and Lucy Allen have been recognized in the Mississippi Children’s Museum’s ‘Celebrate Mississippi’ art competition.

Rock slinger

The fourth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School presented the play “The Rock-Slinger and His Greatest Hit,” based on the story of David and Goliath. Shown are (back) Elliot Dawson; (front, from left) Christy Rutledge, Mac Anderson, Crew Hassell, Worth McGehee.

Bankers build

Nine banking institutions are partnering for a third year in a row with Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area to sponsor and build a home for a family in need of a decent, affordable place to live. Employees from the banks are working together to construct a Habitat house on Greenview Drive.

Sculpture dedicated

A life-size sculpture of writer Eudora Welty, commissioned by two Millsaps College alumni and created by an alumnus, was unveiled and dedicated recently at the college. Given in honor of Dr.

Senior company

Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet’s Senior Company for the 2017-18 season includes dancers (from left, back)  Taylor Binkley, Emily Dew, Mae Correro, Victoria Jackson, Mattie Grace Morris, Thalia Graves, Anna Claire Nelson; (third row) Sydney Sanders, Erin Lochmann, Parris Flakes, Hannah Jane LeDuff, Anna Cate Patterson, Rhaly Milling; (second ro


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A retired elementary and middle school administrator, Candy Spurzem brings years of experience in organizing to her USA IBC role.