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The first phase of the Reunion interchange might be funded through this year’s state bond bill, say county officials.
District 2 Supervisor Trey Baxter said he and District 1 Supervisor Sheila Jones have been meeting with state legislators, including Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn.
Rep. Denny targeting increasing CCID funding, changing voting laws during session
Increasing allocations for road, water and sewer projects in the Capitol Complex Improvement District (CCID), and changing voting laws to make it easier to register and vote are among top priorities for District 64 Rep. Bill Denny.
Madison County’s new recycling system is still working well for a portion of its citizens living outside city limits.
In July of last year, supervisors voted to take away two of the three recycling dumpsters located at the Southwest fire district station, the Yandell Road fire station and the Stribling Road fire station.
More volunteers are needed for the Mississippi Blues Marathon.
The annual race is days away, and race officials still need volunteers to guide runners and provide support.
Jackson leaders are hoping a recent victory in U.S. District Court will validate their claims the state is attempting to take over the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport because it is managed by African Americans.
Big House Books is a Jackson organization that serves prisoners and inmates across the state of Mississippi. Founded in December 2014, Big House Books sends three books to every prisoner that writes a letter with a list of preferred texts.
Annual fund-raiser scheduled January 26
Jackson city officials aren’t saying whether contractors will be penalized for finishing months behind schedule on a major street repaving project.
In 2016, the city brought on Superior Asphalt, of Byram, to repave seven major thoroughfares, including Ridgewood Road and Briarwood Drive in Northeast Jackson.