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Once Upon A Mattress, a musical comedy for the entire family, is presented by The Center Players Community Theater
Once Upon A Mattress, a musical comedy for the entire family, is presented by The Center Players Community Theater
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:00 PM
Once Upon a Mattress is stuffed with enough hilarity, melodies, and high-energy show tunes, to keep Princess Winnifred the Woebegone awake.
  • Rain delays fix for road to historic church developers closed without authority
    LIVINGSTON — After developers here months ago took it upon themselves to close and then one-way a county road leading to an historic African-American church, a rainy summer is being blamed for delays in construction that will give the congregation direct access.
  • Plat approved for 510 acres off Stribling
    A preliminary plat for Phase 1 of two different subdivisions located off Stribling Road was approved by county supervisors on Monday, giving developers the go-ahead to begin work on all three subdivisions located on 510 acres of land on the west side of Deweese Road.
  • Supes finalize $8M bond for roads
    Madison County supervisors approved the sale of road bonds up to $8 million on Monday, the final step in a months-long process to borrow for road improvement projects.
  • Ridgeland approves indoor firing ranges
    RIDGELAND — Moments after city officials approved an amendment to the zoning ordinance that would allow for indoor firing ranges in the city limits Tuesday night, a developer said he looked to close on an eligible property as soon as possible.
  • New process approved for speaking at county meeting
    County supervisors have enacted a new process for concerned citizens to speak at board meetings.
  • Supes approve asphalt for Parkway
    RIDGELAND — County supervisors approved spending over $840,000 to increase the asphalt thickness on one lane of Highland Colony Parkway to accommodate future development, including Costco.

    Supervisors voted 3-2 to spend $786,814.50 for an extra four inches of asphalt on the east side of the northbound lane of Highland Colony Parkway and $54,695.41 to Waggoner Engineering Inc. for additional work on the site.
  • Ridgeland hotel moratorium extended 30 days
    RIDGELAND- A moratorium on new hotel construction set to expire in October was extended 30 days by aldermen on Tuesday.
  • Greens Crossing hauling restrictions relaxed
    County supervisors again eased restrictions for heavy hauling on Greens Crossing Road after attorneys representing developers and contractors threatened lawsuits on Monday.

    Supervisors agreed to eliminate time restrictions — currently no running of trucks between 6-8 a.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m.  — and to allow for Saturday hauling, which was not allowed prior. The permit was extended until June 30, 2018, and developers will be required to place a $60,000 construction bond.
  • WellsFest honoring Tonkel at 34th annual fundraiser
    JACKSON — The 34th WellsFest will be held Saturday, September 30, at Jamie Fowler Boyll Park next to Smith-Wills Stadium on Lakeland Drive. Presented by Wells United Methodist Church, WellsFest 2017 will donate all proceeds to the Methodist Children’s Homes of Mississippi. Through on-campus residences, foster care and adoption, Methodist Children’s Homes helps neglected or abused children surmount their challenges and mature into productive, satisfying lives.
  • Race talks focus of Mission Mississippi September event
    It has taken many forms but for the past 10 years Mission Mississippi has been working to improve their annual racial reconciliation event and this year that takes the shape of a daylong conference.

    Paige Hazen, event coordinator for the Mission Mississippi Annual racial Reconciliation Celebration at the Jackson Convention Complex, said that they are always trying to listen to the feedback of participants in their events.
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