News
COVID delays new City Hall RIDGELAND — As construction continues on the new 30,000 square-foot City Center building, officials remain optimistic that they will hit their latest target opening date sometime in February.
Madison Station receives ‘Blue Ribbon’ Madison Station Elementary marked a top national award with a celebration before the school day began Friday as well as in-class celebrations throughout the day.
Full Moon Bar-B-Que set to open in Madison in ‘21 MADISON — Alabama-based Full Moon Bar-B-Que recently announced the expansion of its nationally recognized and award-winning brand into Mississippi.
Railroad provides grant for Flora landscaping The Mississippi Urban Forest Council partnered with CN Railroad and America in Bloom to provide grant funds for the Town of Flora and Friends of Flora re-landscape the historic Flora Railroad Depot earlier this month. 
Editorials
EDITORIAL/Thanksgiving Thanksgiving remains one of America’s most undefiled holidays.
BUCHANAN/End of U.S.’s longest war? With the Pentagon’s announcement that U.S. forces in Afghanistan will be cut in half — to 2,500 — by inauguration day, after 19 years, it appears the end to America’s longest war may be in sight.
THOMAS/Alito warns about the slow erosion Everywhere one looks there are warning signs, from labels on cigarette packs warning that smoking causes cancer, to ridiculous labels on thermometers that read, “Once used rectally, the thermometer should not be used orally.”
Features
Wyeth Emily Faucett to wed Thomas Devin Ledlow Dec. 11 Dr. and Mrs. Donald Clarence Faucett of Madison, MS announce the engagement of their daughter Wyeth Emily Faucett to Mr. Thomas Devin Ledlow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Francis Ledlow of Bentonia, MS.
Sally Busby to wed Zachary Sanders Dec. 12, 2020 Sally Busby and Zachary Sanders met in middle school and have been friends ever since. She sat with him on the school bus. They were friends and neighbors growing up in Flora.
Sachika Braka Denham to wed Jogene Shelton Hand III Oct. 17 Mrs. Hema Denham of Ocean Springs, announces the engagement of her daughter, Sachika Braka Denham to Jogene Shelton Hand III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jogene Shelton Hand Jr. of Natchez. 
Obituaries
Thomas Schaefer
Thomas Edward Schaefer was born in Eupora, Mississippi April 1, 1928, and left this world peacefully on November 5, 2020 in Jackson, … Read More
Michael Earl “Mike” Dowell
Michael Earl “Mike” Dowell was born June 17, 1950 in Alexandria, LA to Clarence and Virginia Dowell. Mike lived in Alexandria … Read More
Clarice Ann Skeen O’Neal
Clarice Ann Skeen O’Neal passed away October 27, 2020 at home with her family. Her life was generous, kind, and selfless. Clarice … Read More
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District 2 election commissioner runoff Tuesday Madison countians will return to the polls Tuesday in the District 2 election commissioner runoff between a former Democrat candidate for governor and a Republican.
Some parades changed to drive-by, 1 canceled Christmas has been canceled in Madison County due to the COVID-19 pandemic — well, sort of when it comes to annual Christmas parades.
Amazon construction well underway Amazon officially announced last week that it will be bringing a fulfillment center to their approximate 69 acres at the Madison County Megasite with projections to create as many 1,000 full-time jobs.
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Ridgeland promoting Small Business Saturday Small Business Saturday and Shop Small are being promoted through a partnership with the City of Ridgeland, the Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce and the Ridgeland Tourism Commission.
MCBL&F Young Professional Steering Committee The Madison County Business League & Foundation recently announced its Young Professional Steering Committee. 
Payne wins District 2 election commissioner runoff Less than 1,000 voters in Madison County decided the Tuesday runoff election for District 2 Election Commissioner.
Ridgeland man arrested in apartment shooting A Ridgeland man was arrested and charged with attempted murder and other charges in connection to around ten shots reported fired at a Pine Knoll Drive apartment complex on Sunday.
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Canton Academy Academic Honors Head of School's List First Grade Ally SmithSadie Stewart Aubrey Jo McGuffey Waye HughesKort LyonAva Miller Maulding Abbie LaceyEli BrockDylan GilmoreBritt BitnerGrayson Burwell Bay Lynn …
Honor Roll 2020 – 2021 Madison-Ridgeland Academy announces its honor roll students for the first nine weeks Fourth Grade Head of School’s List: Taylor Agent, Fenley Bowie, Campbell Breckenridge, Blair Britt, Avneer Chandan, Sam Cobb, Lydia Cook, Sidney Doty, Jack Evans, Lilly Ford, Stella Fuller, Macy Gladden, Neely Grissom, Grayson Guy, Le
Canton Academy announces national honor society members Canton Academy is pleased to announce our current National Honor Society and Junior National Honor Society members. The induction took place at Canton Academy. 
City of Jackson repeals buffer zone around abortion clinic One year after the Mississippi Justice Institute filed a lawsuit against the city of Jackson, the city council has repealed their buffer zone ordinance that restricted free speech around abortion clinics.
Madison schools switch to online The Madison County School District has transitioned two schools from in-person learning to virtual learning after spikes in COVID-19.
Student steps up to help in COVID election MADISON — Nathan Thompson received time off from work at Kroger to fill in at the polls for senior citizens at high risk for COVID-19. 
Callaway’s addition approved with better landscaping GLUCKSTADT — A 10,000-square foot addition to a garden center here was ultimately approved on Monday by supervisors after a two-week delay over landscaping at the property. 
Supes spending $535K to study flooding County supervisors committed on Monday to spend $535,800 over the next 18 months to implement a stormwater management program to study flooding problems throughout the county. 

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