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One Lake


Attorney threatens legal action over group’s claims

A legal battle could be brewing over the One Lake Project, and whether an environmental advocacy group is spreading false information about the project.

Political theater


The refrain to the Boz Scagg’s hit “It’s Over” asks:


“Why can't you just get it through your head. It's over. It's over now.

Yes you heard me clearly now I said. It's over. It’s over now.”



Parent Volunteer


Mandi Stanley stays creative while supporting children’s school as JAA president

Not only is Mandi Stanley an accomplished professional, but she is also an involved community volunteer serving on boards of multiple organizations.

News Briefs

Prep Land Donation

Officials at Jackson Preparatory School have several ideas on how to use a recent donation of 10 acres of land.

Late last year, the school announced a group of donors had donated a 10-acres swath of wooded land to the school.


LeAnne Brewer named new executive education director at Millsaps College

Northsider LeAnne Brewer is the director of executive education at Millsaps College, a newly created role in which she works with the Mississippi business community to develop professional education and training programs that use the expertise of professors in the Else School of Management at Millsaps.

Road Project

Madison county’s North Old Canton Road project should be under way. However, there have been minor expense additions to ensure the project runs smoothly.

State Aid Engineer for Madison County Jim Hust recently spoke with the board of supervisors about the project’s progress.


Zoo Blues


Location cited as factor in low attendance at Jackson Zoo

For the Jackson Zoo, it’s all about location, location, location.

The zoo has been hemorrhaging visitors for years, and local and out-of-towners alike cite the park’s surroundings as a major reason why.

LeFleur East sells Creekmore house

A local neighborhood group has scrapped plans to use a former home on Old Canton Road for an event and office space, and is now looking for a new location.

The LeFleur East House, a two-story home at 4658 Old Canton, has been deeded to James Holt Crews, of Jackson, according to Hinds County Chancery Clerk records.


Budget constraints, growing expenses plague library

By anthony warren

Senior Staff  Writer

Difficult decisions could be on the horizon for the Jackson-Hinds Library System.

2017 Debutantes


This 84Th year’s formal presentation of debutantes as planned by the executive board of the Debutante Club of Mississippi, Inc. will take place Friday, November 24 in the ballroom of the Country Club of Jackson.


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