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Wednesday, January 8, 2020 2:40 PM
MADISON — A downtown development that has been in the works for decades is finally coming to fruition, city leaders announced Wednesday afternoon.
Development of 17 acres of city property located at the intersection of Main Street and Highway 51 will include a mix of high-end condominiums, retail shops, a specialty food market and boutique hotel.
  • All north-bound lanes between County Line Road and the Natchez Trace will be closed for three hours.
  • Election commissioners forced to plan around Bible school
    Madison County Election Commissioners were in panic mode Tuesday after a local church said their could not use the building as a voting precinct for the upcoming June primaries due to Vacation Bible School.
  • Service for grief-stricken Dec. 20
    A special service for those who are struggling with grief, brokenness, and loss during a season of celebration is being held next week at The First Presbyterian Church of Jackson.
  • (UPDATE) Man arrested as alleged shooter of 6-year-old
    Byron McBride has been arrested and is the alleged shooter of six-year-old Kingston Frazier, who was to have graduated kindergarten today.
  • Officials investigate bomb threat at Germantwon
    At 2:49 this afternoon, Germantown High School received a bomb threat.  All procedures were followed:  the building was evacuated, the authorities were alerted and the Madison County Sheriff’s department responded immediately.  Multiple sweeps were conducted and the building was pronounced clear.   

    "We would like to thank local law enforcement, students and staff for their cooperation," Madison County Schools Superintendant, Dr. Ronnie McGehee said in a statement.
  • Bozeman work may be ditched for Reunion
    Madison County supervisors have switched gears on a $16 million Bozeman Road project that has been in the works for several years.
  • MADISON — Warnings of thieves posing as Nissan employees are false, police here said on Tuesday, but the authorities did confirm union workers were canvassing a particular house in an effort to organize at the Canton plant.

    Police, two weeks ago, responded to an incident in Aspen Ridge after a rental car with three occupants had gone to the same home three days in a row looking for a particular resident, said Madison Police Investigator Justin Winters.
  • A second round of mid-year budget cuts announced by the governor include reductions to school districts this time around and had some educators in Madison County worried about summer paychecks.

    Madison County School District Superintendent Dr. Ronnie McGehee said he had received concerns from teachers that their May and June paychecks may be impacted.
  • Family affair for Center Players ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ show
    It’s all about family in the Center Players’ production of “Cheaper by the Dozen” this weekend.

    The show that opens tonight at Madison Square Center for the Arts has a cast that includes a brother-sister, a father-son and a mother-daughter taking on roles of the real life Gilbreth family of 12 children and their friends in the 1920s. Other family connections include combinations of a brother on stage and his sister off stage running the lights, a husband acting while his wife is working back stage, and a husband-wife combo who serve as stage crew and set builder.
  • RIDGELAND — Homeowners against a zoning ordinance amendment passed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen on April 5 plan to file an appeal later this week.
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