Mask use extended to Sept. 23

All students, staff and all people inside of Madison County Schools buildings will continue to wear masks through Sept. 23, school officials said last week.


Madison-Ridgeland Academy 7th grade STEM Lab students Brooks Fondren, Carter Jeffress and Meena Fountain used the scientific method to develop a testable experiment using the physics of bottle flipping.

County receives $1.4M fire truck with 9/11 images

Madison County took delivery of a new one-of-a-kind 20th Remembrance of 9-11 Rosenbauer 101 King Cobra Fire Truck on the afternoon of Thursday, Sept. 9, just two days before the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001.


Alexandria Lauren West to wed Bobby Garrett Hill Sept. 25

Raymond and Stephanie Walters of Madison and Greg and Kim West of Waynesboro announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alexandria Lauren West, to Bobby Garrett Hill, son of Woody and Kim Hill of Grenada. 

UMMC taking part in study that explores use of cold platelets in trauma patients

JACKSON — Dr. Matthew Kutcher remembers treating a patient who was bleeding profusely from gunshot wounds when he arrived at the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Adult Emergency Department.

Vertex Aerospace announces acquisition MADISON – Madison-based Vertex Aerospace has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Raytheon Technologies Corporation’s Defense Training, Professional Services, Mission Critical Solutions, and Modernization and Sustainment business lines, the company recently announced.
Corporation donates $750K in land to Ridgeland Ridgeland city officials accepted a donation of three parcels of land located just south of Lake Harbour Drive valued at more than $750,000 during the city’s Sept. 7 board meeting, though the city remains unsure how they will put the land to use.
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.
Tri-County cruises to 48-7 victory against Riverfield Tri-County Academy hosted the Riverfield Academy Raiders Friday night in a key MAIS Division 4A-3 matchup. 
MDEQ lauds Ridgeland, Nissan plant at ceremony The City of Ridgeland and Nissan Canton are among the 22 enHance program members recognized by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality at their August 25 luncheon.
Madison memorializes those lost on 9/11 In memory of those lost on this day 20 years ago in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Madison Fire Department hung the U..S. flag over the Highway 463 bridge saying in a Facebook post, "WE WILL REMEMBER!"
Madison Central High School holds 9/11 memorial ceremony Madison Central Air Force JROTC cadets held a memorial ceremony Friday commemorating the civilians and first responders who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, that hit the World Trade Center buildings, the Pentagon and a field in rural Pennsylvania.
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Madison County gets new $1.4M one-of-a-kind 9/11-themed fire truck

Madison County took delivery of a new one-of-a-kind 20th Remembrance of 9/11 Rosenbauer 101 Fire Truck on Thursday afternoon.

Crime Stoppers seek help locating man

The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is requesting assistance from the public in locating Laderrick K. Watts.

Madison County to hold free household hazardous waste disposal day

Madison County will hold a free household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 13 at Madison Central High School, 1417 Highland Colony, Madison, that will be paid for with a $75,000 grant from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality.

Firefighters in Louisiana for Ida relief

Five Madison firefighters and four from Gluckstadt are in Louisiana helping with Hurricane Ida recovery, a deployment that could last two weeks, officials said.

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Club Pilates now open at Renaissance

RIDGELAND — A large fitness brand with more than 600 studios worldwide recently opened at the Renaissance.

Megasite fire district abolished

The Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to abolish a newly formed Megasite Fire District and to place the district’s responsibilities with the Central Madison County Fire District during a regular meeting Tuesday.

Supervisors adopt $130.1M budget

The Board of Supervisors during a Tuesday meeting adopted Madison County’s $130.1 million Fiscal Year 2022 budget that includes $10.3 million in federal COVID-19 CARES Act relief funds and the county’s general millage rate of 38.18 mills will remain the same.

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