Low pay translates into low numbers for Jackson police
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Officer Mark Hodges is central vice president of the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers’ Association (MLEOA). MLEOA is a nonprofit organization that provides training free-of-charge to law enforcement agencies across the state.
Northside students start school year off with campus updates; MRA builds new middle school
Students at Madison Ridgeland Academy (MRA) this year are enjoying a new middle school and cafeteria, following the completion of two major construction projects there this summer.
Special evening planned
In a press conference today, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said Jackson should officially begin a search for a new zoo management firm this week.
He said the city hopes to issue a request for proposals (RFP) this week, after its review is completed by the city legal department.
Eastover lakes attract alligators annually, pose no threat
Everyone’s trying to get into Eastover, even the alligators.
Each summer, a handful of the reptiles make their way into the exclusive neighborhood and take up roost at the twin lakes.
Kay McRee is the executive director of St. Dominic Health Services Foundation. The foundation was created to support the mission and vision of St. Dominic Health Services. It features two main ministries of education and health care through giving initiatives.
R’land alderman heads to water for escape
A crisp morning, open water, a scenic route, a new adventure. These are a few of Ridgeland Ward 4 Alderman Brian Ramsey’s favorite things.
Ramsey, who often has quite a hectic schedule, takes to the water when he is in need of an escape.
Much like uncovering a clip of Jackson’s public access TV show Star Struck on Youtube, construction crews working at the Point in Fondren recently uncovered a piece of forgotten history.
Late last month, workers with Hemphill Construction uncovered a section of the city’s long-forgotten trolley line.
Northside family’s love of university manifests in commitment to forward together campaign
Avery and Neil Forbes of Madison attended colleges other than the University of Mississippi, but the couple caught Rebel fever nonetheless.