Posts Tagged ‘Madison County’

Another West Nile case confirmed; brings 2013 total to 40

HINDS COUNTY — The Mississippi State Department of Health says one newly confirmed case of West Nile virus bring the state total to 40 this year. The new case is in Hinds County. So far this year, cases have been reported in Adams, Bolivar, Forrest (5), Harrison, Hinds (12), Jones (2), Lamar (4), Leflore (2), […] [...]

Leadership Madison County class selected for 2013-14

by Published: October 11,2013

Tags: Business, Madison County, Mississippi

The Leadership Madison County Board of Trustees and the Madison County Chamber of Commerce has unveiled their 24th class of Leadership Madison County. Members of the 2013-2014 class are: Amanda Fontaine, Mississippi Burn Foundation; Becky White, Eubank Betts Hirn Wood; Bryan Liles, Community Trust Bank; Danny Bolanos, Regions Financial; Donald Hasson, Bomgar Corporation; Jay Carney, […] [...]

State’s West Nile virus cases hit 39 this season

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Department of Health says four newly confirmed cases of West Nile virus bring the state total to 39 this year. The new cases, reported today, include one each in Forrest, Harrison, Hinds, and Madison counties. Hinds County has had the most reported cases this year at 11, followed by […] [...]

Environmental study complete, available on proposed road extension

MADISON COUNTY — An environmental assessment (EA) for the proposed extension of Rice Road in Madison County is now available, according to the National Park Service. This project seeks to extend Rice Road and create an associated multi-use trail to the west of U.S. Highway 51 in Ridgeland. This extension would provide access to the […] [...]

Troubled interstate project remains on schedule

MADISON COUNTY — A multimillion-dollar project to widen lanes between two Madison County interchanges on I-55 is on schedule despite having to hire a new contractor. The Clarion-Ledger reports W.G. Yates and Son Construction Co. is working about 12 hours a day, seven days a week to reach the target completion date of November 2014. […] [...]

Education at top of Madison Co. economic growth strategy

The City of Madison’s objections to Jackson State University’s plan to open a satellite campus in the city comes just as Madison County has wrapped up work on a strategic plan that puts cultivating an educated workforce atop the county’s priorities. In a counter to Madison’s position, the county’s Board of Supervisors last Monday night […] [...]

WILLOUGHBY: Jan Collins making a difference

Some leaders have the infectious quality that gets you “fired up” just being around them. These type leaders are often described as having “charisma.” They inspire and motivate those around them with their compelling personality. While not everyone has a gregarious or extroverted personality, we all have the ability to find our areas of passion […] [...]

Strawberry Café serves up familiar food with gourmet twist

by Published: April 15,2012

Tags: Madison, Madison County, Strawberry Cafe

To figure out why the Strawberry Café is a major hit in the Metro market, you could just go to the description of the daily special one day recently: Fried tempura crawfish and asparagus remoulade salad with feta and cucumbers. Or how about the temptation a few days earlier: “It’s almost lunchtime and we’ve got […] [...]

Madison Gets New Medical Clinic, Corner Bakery

by Published: October 5,2011

Tags: construction, Madison County

MADISON- Despite the sluggish economy, building contractors in Greater Jackson are heading to Madison hoping to bring new medical to retail projects to the city. [...]

Leadership class unveiled

The Leadership Madison County board of trustees and the Madison County Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 22nd class of Leadership Madison County (LMC). Members of the 2011 – 2012 LMC class are: Barbara Bluntson, City of Jackson; Barry Prather, Community Bank; Bradley Kelly, Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush; Brandon Wilkins, Brown Bottling […] [...]

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