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The Levi distribution facility at Gluckstadt will close, company officials announced earlier this month.

RIDGELAND — A 42-year-old law instructor at the Mississippi College School of Law was murdered here along with her sister and mother over the weekend.

Madison Robotics students win world title

Fifteen robotics students in Madison County Schools are now 2024 World Champions! Four teams from across the district earned trophies at the 2024 VEX Robotics World Championships in Dallas this month.

RIDGELAND- The brother who is the suspect in the weekend killing of a mother and her two daughters was killed in an exchange of gunfire with Arizona law enforcement earlier Today.

The Dragon Boat Regatta was held on Saturday at the Ross Barnett Reservoir.

Annual fireflies event nears

RIDGELAND — Seeing a sparkling carpet of fireflies in your backyard can be a magical experience. But imagine seeing them all flashing at once – in a symphony of light. Synchronous species of fireflies are very special – and they exist in only a handful of places throughout the world, one of them being the backyard of the Waller Craft Center.

Madison County Business League & Foundation Young Professionals hosted their Spring Connections Luncheon on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at Georgia Blue in Madison. 

Dew tapped as new principal at Rosa Scott

Madison County Schools announced last week Devona Dew will be the next principal of Rosa Scott School, the ninth-grade campus of the Jaguar attendance zone.

Natalie Clair Seabrook of Madison recently served as a page for the Mississippi Senate. 

Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee recently signed a proclamation marking May as Bicycle Safety Month. 

Lake Harbour, U.S. 51 widening proposal in works

RIDGELAND — A proposal to widen the Lake Harbour intersection at U.S. 51 is awaiting MDOT approval.

Joe Van Anglin, Sr.

Joe Van Anglin, Sr., passed away peacefully on April 30, at the age of 96. He is survived by sons Van (Tonda), Dent (Pam), and George; daughter, Cheri Anglin; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Epting tapped to lead Madison Avenue

Madison County Schools announced this week Dr. Kristal Pollard Epting will be the next principal of Madison Avenue Elementary School. Dr. Epting is a familiar face in Madison County Schools, having served as assistant principal at Mannsdale Elementary School prior to her current role as lead principal at Flowood Elementary School.

New lobbyists bring in no state money

For the first time in six years, Madison County did not receive a state appropriation for road projects and supervisors are asking its new lobbying firm for answers. 

Madison County I-55 work moves to top of state’s list

The state-funded widening of I-55 from Madison to Gluckstadt includes ramps to Reunion Parkway, Central District Transportation Commissioner Wille Simmons told the Board of Supervisors on Monday. 

Supes approve $16M plan to renovate courthouse

Madison County will move forward with at least one of three building projects totaling nearly $30 million. 

Parlor 18 Eighty Six brings nightlife to Flora

FLORA —  Parlor 18 Eighty Six hopes to bring a little nightlife to downtown Flora with craft cocktails, bar food, and live music.

$360K board room remodel rescinded

County supervisors on Monday backtracked on a plan to spend $360,000 to remodel their meeting room after a supervisor reiterated concerns about spending that much money to add a few audio-visual screens. 

Shootout occurs at apartments

RIDGELAND — A Canton man who exchanged gunfire with police on Saturday during a domestic dispute at an apartment complex here remains in custody.

Supervisors approve $250M road plan

Madison County supervisors on Monday introduced a quarter-billion-dollar bold, aggressive long-term transportation plan. 

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