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Jackson Prep claims 6A state championship

The Jackson Prep Patriots finished the season with a 9-4 win over Hattiesburg’s Presbyterian Christian, claiming the MAIS Class 6A title in the process.

Thursday night marks the last night of overnight lane closures on I-55 at U.S. 51 until June.

Madison Central High School Salutatorian Sophie Gao, left, and Valedictorian Stephanie Ko, right, will be attending Princeton University in the fall.

Supes grill lobbyist over no state funds

The lobbying firm hired by the county for $8,000 a month to influence the state Legislature said Madison County is a “victim of its own success” when grilled on Monday about why the county did not receive an appropriation for roads for the first time in six years. 

Supes hire architect for new annex

A new building for the Tax Collector and Tax Assessor is being considered in south Madison County.

No charges in Madison standoff

MADISON — A four-hour standoff with an armed man and police in a subdivision here on Monday ended peacefully, Madison Police Lt. Micah Taylor said.

Amazon breaks ground on site here

Ground was broken on a new $10 billion  Amazon Web Services center in the Madison County MegaSite on Monday.

The discount grocery chain Aldi is one step closer to coming to Ridgeland next to Costco after city officials approved the site plans this week with stipulations like bricks.

Lanes will be closed overnight next week on Interstate 55 in Madison County to accommodate updates to two bridges here, Department of Transportation Officials say.

The Northbay Madison Garden Club met last month for the annual Garden Club Banquet and Awards Night. 

The Rebecca Cravat Chapter, NSDAR recognized Col. Terri Dawn Neely, Commander, 172nd Medical Group, Mississippi Air National Guard, with a Certificate of Appreciation for her Achievements, Leadership and Service to our Country.

Holmes Director of Marketing and Recruiting Dr. Bronwyn Martin has been named Holmes Community College’s new vice president of the Ridgeland Campus. She will move into the role effective July 1 upon the retirement of current Vice President Dr. Don Burnham.

Ridgeland Chamber honors business leaders

Business leaders and city officials recently filled the Country Club of Jackson to celebrate  Ridgeland’s economic growth and development during 2023 and to honor volunteers for their dedicated service to the Chamber and City.

Uniform supply warehouse approved by aldermen

RIDGELAND — A new warehouse for a uniform supply company is set for the west side of town off of Cole Road following approval from the aldermen last week.

$28 million road grants given

The Central Mississippi Planning and Development District Metropolitan Planning Organization announced on Tuesday more than $28 million in grant awards for 26 projects in the three metro area counties. 

RIDGELAND — A Jackson man was arrested here after crashing a stolen car on South Wheatley Street last Thursday.

RIDGELAND — Police are investigating a near drowning that sent a six-year-old girl to the hospital.

Federal aid sought by Governor Tate Reeves could help repair 31 homes damaged in Madison County and five other counties during April storms, Gov. Tate Reeves announced.

LaBelle Interiors opens in Madison

MADISON — A new antiques and gift shop opened here last week with a ribbon-cutting that brought city officials and other business owners.

Yandell Road to be closed for 2 months

A portion of Yandell Road will close for over two months to replace two bridges.

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