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Madison Community Partners hosted a ribbon-cutting on Sep. 21 to celebrate the opening of the city’s first T-Mobile location. Multiple city officials including Mayor Mary Hawkins-Butler, Mayor’s Assistant Janet Danks, aldermen, and other city workers joined T-Mobile employees to cut the ribbon and welcome the cell phone store to the city.
MADISON — T-Mobile has a brand new location here off Highway 463 and plans to deliver high quality products and expert customer service to phone owners in the city. 
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Sheet metal spills onto roadway No wrecks or injuries have been reported after dozens of pieces of sheet metal spilled into the road last Thursday morning in Gluckstadt.
Broadmoor festival was big success MADISON — Liberty Park was the site for worship, family fun and camaraderie Sunday afternoon during Broadmoor Baptist Church’s second Community Fest. 
2023-24 MCBL&F Board announced The Madison County Business League & Foundation (MCBL&F) proudly announces the 2023-24 Board of Directors and Officers.
Madison mayor presented flag Members of the Annandale Chapter of the DAR presented Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler with a U.S. flag that flew recently over the Daughters of the American Revolution headquarters in Washington, D.C. 
Center Players to act out classic board game Clue in weekend performances Who did it, how and where? Is it Miss Scarlet in the Library with the lead pipe? Or, could it be Mr. Green in the Conservatory with the wrench?
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Supervisors focus on Yandell traffic woes

County supervisors are looking to tackle traffic issues on Yandell Road, beginning with the authorization of a new traffic study on Monday. 


THOMAS/Hypocrisy once meant something

There was a time in bygone America when calling someone a “hypocrite” or claiming they were guilty of hypocrisy was equivalent to branding them with a scarlet letter or the mark of Cain.


Construction begins on new performing arts center

Germantown High School broke ground on Sep. 18 to begin construction of its Performing Arts Center. 

Firefighters pay tribute on 9/11

Two Gluckstadt firefighters climbed the same number of floors as the World Trade Center on a stair master in more than 80 pounds of gear last week in memory of the 343 firefighters who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

Mississippi Candy Company now open

Mississippi Candy Company owner Leigh Lamkin says her lifelong goal was to teach and own a candy store, both of which she has achieved. 

Germantown JROTC has nearly 200 students

Since Germantown High School opened in 2011, the Marien Corps JROTC program has grown to nearly 200 students and boasts a bunch of awards.

Tamper Specialty Coffee offering exotic beverages in Madison Tamper Specialty Coffee owner Jonathan Littleton says coffee is more than just a beverage and that it is also something that brings people together.
Madison mayor sues county supervisors Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler filed a lawsuit in circuit court on Monday against three members of the Madison County Board of Supervisors involving the rezoning of 350 acres on Bozeman road that is currently under appeal. 
Israeli consul takes economic tour of metro An Israeli official on an economic fact-finding mission met with several state and local officials in a three-day trip last week.
Teacher sentenced in sexual assault case A former Old Town Middle School teacher faces 30 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a student, District Attorney Bubba Bramlett announced Tuesday.
Bridal Path officially open in Madison Bridal Path owner Audrey McCarty said opening her business in Madison was done through prayer and her whole family is blessed. 
Scooter’s Coffee planning G’stadt expansion soon Plans for a new Scooter’s Coffee in Gluckstadt are in the works as new development continues on Church Road and Calhoun Station Parkway. 
Board recognizes 2023-2024 Mayor’s Youth Council The Lucky City’s 2023-2024 Mayor’s Youth Council kicked off their school year by receiving recognition from Mayor Walter Morrison and aldermen on Sep. 12. 

City to host first National Night Out on Oct. 3

City officials are looking to partner with community members for the city’s first-ever National Night Out slated for early October.


Board approves Guaranty branch

The building is more than 9,000 square feet, according to architectural renderings from Dean Architecture in Ridgeland. The building will house a bank branch in about 2,000 square feet of space. The rest will be office space.

Students follow librarian to Egypt

Madison’s Layne Canada and Avery Warf got to follow Jackson Prep librarian Norma Cox across Egypt virtually in their seventh-grade class.

Ridgeland prepping to pave County Line Road

RIDGELAND — City officials hope to have County Line Road paved from Wheatley Street to Old Canton Road in time for the holidays.

Fall baseball season kicks off

Madison Ridgeland Youth Club fall baseball began this week, and for the fifth and sixth graders on the Twins, it was a family affair.

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Steve Azar visits Madison Station

Madison Station Elementary recently welcomed Mississippi

Hebert wins debate title

St. Andrew’s student Ryder Hebert was the State Champion in Lincoln-Douglas Debate at the MHSAA State Speech and Debate Championship, held at Oak Grove High School last spring.

Rehab talks of Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club

Services provided by Methodist Rehabilitation Center of Jackson was the topic of a recent meeting of the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club. Doug Boone (left), the center's vice president for development and community relations, spoke to the club about services provided to those who have suffered severe and debilitating injuries.

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