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The Levi distribution facility at Gluckstadt will close, company officials announced earlier this month.
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Yandell Road to be closed for 2 months

A portion of Yandell Road will close for over two months to replace two bridges.
Owners Frankie and Sarah Ellis and Mary Margaret and Bill Buchanan hosted city officials and others for a ribbon cutting on Thursday, May 9.

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.
Damage on Yacht Club Rd. in Ridgeland, Mississippi

Governor asks for disaster funds for Madison storms

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.

Ridgeland police investigating hotel drowning incident

RIDGELAND — Police are investigating a near drowning that sent a six-year-old girl to the hospital.
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Jackson man alleged to have stolen car crashes in R’land

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

$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. 
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Uniform supply warehouse approved by aldermen

The above rendering shows what the new UniFirst uniform supply warehouse store will look like once built. Ridgeland aldermen approved the building off Cole Road on the west side of town.

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.

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THOMAS/Bibi ignores Biden

Protesters hold signs during a large rally in Tel Aviv held by the relatives and supporters of hostages against the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government on Monday, May 6, 2024. The angry crowd demonstrating called for the Israeli government to accept the ceasefire with Hamas in Gaza, and agree to the prisoner exchange. Hundreds of demonstrators waved Israeli flags, held banners, posters, and signs with messages calling for Netanyahu to step down. Photo by Itai Ron/Middle East Images/ABACAPRESS.COM

What do you think President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s response might have been if another nation had called on him to stop U.S. and Allied forces from taking Berlin and squashing the Nazi regime in 1945? Same question about President Harry Truman when it came to dropping nuclear bombs on Japan, prompting its swift surrender?

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Horecky family to compete on Family Feud show

Kala and John Horecky with their three daughters Katilyn Billingsley, Clara Ward Newton and Helen Anne Horecky on Family Feud.

A dentist, his wife, and their three daughters will compete Friday night on the nationally televised game show Family Feud.

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Clark Beverage Group, a leading distributor of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages like Coca-Cola, is building a new 400,000 square-foot facility near Amazon at the Madison County Mega Site, officials announced this morning. 
The Ridgeland Vistors Center rolled out a new brand and bike share program at their grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting at their new space at the Renaissance last week.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
The Northbay Madison Garden Club met last month for the annual Garden Club Banquet and Awards Night. 
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Holmes art students earn awards at 2024 MCCAIA State Student Art Competition

Pictured are Holmes art students (left to right) Hannah Hurst of Jackson, Emeree Moncrief of Madison and Caroline Newman of Jackson. These three students, along with (not pictured) Allison Mott of Madison, earned awards at the 2024 Mississippi Community College Art Instructors Association (MCCAIA)’s Student Art Exhibition and Competition.

Four students from Holmes Community College’s Ridgeland Campus earned awards at the 2024 Mississippi Community College Art Instructors Association (MCCAIA)’s Student Art Exhibition and Competition. Award winners included Hannah Hurst of Jackson, Emeree Moncrief of Madison, Allison Mott of Madison and Caroline Newman of Jackson. The students were recognized during an awards ceremony on Wednesday, March 27, at Southwest Mississippi Community College.

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