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Entries for February, 2017


City Responds to Hinds County Emergency Declaration

According to WJTV the Hinds County Board of Supervisors voted today to declare a state of emergency in South Jackson to support work on a 48-inch water main; the work may require a significant time period of disrupted water service in the area.

ZDD Giveaways and Festival on Mar 25, but No Parade

Due to newly projected expenses not incurred in the past, important logistical decisions could not be made in a timely fashion, resulting in the cancellation of the annual nighttime parade.

Four Mississippi Firms Awarded Continental Contracts

Continental Tire awarded four Mississippi-based firms contracts to work on the construction of the Hinds County tire plant and training center, which will be located off of Interstate-20 just outside of Clinton. Three firms, Jackson-based McCarty Architects, Clinton-based WGK Engineers and Tupelo-based Corbett Legge & Associates Engineering, were awarded 30 ...

MDAH Names Leadership Team for 2 Mississippi Museums

MDAH has now announced the leadership team for 2 Mississippi Museums, which will encompass the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History.

Hal's St. Paddy's Parade Announcement

Here are more details on Hal's St. Paddy's Parade & Festival on March 18.

Tax Foundation Honors Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn for Tax Reforms

The Tax Foundation honored Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn with its Outstanding Achievement in State Tax Reform award this week. "Reeves and Gunn led the effort to begin phasing out the state’s archaic franchise tax, a tax on investment and capital formation in a state that ...