State marks bicentennial with museums opening, events
Jackson city officials hope 2018 will be the year the lawmakers will bring back a tool that promises to give neighborhoods another tool to improve quality of life.
Recently, the city council passed a resolution in support of “community improvement districts” or CIDs.
Belhaven promises to be safer, with new security cameras expected to go up in the neighborhood by Christmas.
New security cameras are being installed at the entrances of Peachtree Street at Riverside Drive and Greymont Avenue at Fortification Street.
John Morgan Hughes could have to buy another pair of golden handcuffs.
After recently honoring the detective who solved a series of break-ins in his neighborhood, Hughes’ Highland Circle Drive home was again broken into.
Move could help zoo correct problems study concludes
A new location could be key to saving the Jackson Zoo, according to a memo from zoo Executive Director Beth Poff.
The memo, which was sent to city officials in June, states that the zoo’s location is a major deterrent to visitors, and moving may be necessary to save it.
Another milestone has been reached with the One Lake project.
The second of three federally mandated reviews of the project has been completed, with the third and final study expected to get under way before the year’s end.
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.
With two major impediments out of the way, Police Chief Lee Vance hopes he’ll have an easier time filling the ranks of the Jackson Police Department (JPD).
Recently, the city council repealed residency requirements for police and firefighters.
A gift to the Community Foundation for Mississippi means more good news for downtown Jackson.
The foundation recently announced it had received a $10 million donation, which has been set aside for quality of life improvements downtown.