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Six-year-old leak in Ross Barnett dam finally getting repaired

RIDGELAND — Workers are starting to repair a leak that officials have been monitoring for the past six years in the dam of the Ross Barnett Reservoir near Jackson. The Clarion-Ledger reports that the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District, which oversees the reservoir, is now in a financial position to do the $600,000 repair job. The district’s executive director, ...

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Commercial tag no guarantee of success for reservoir tract

The 25 acres that once made up the Rapids on the Reservoir water park have been designated for a new life as a commercial development, but the location is hardly a sure bet as a viable shopping destination, real estate professionals say. Too much commercial space is already going begging in the communities near the tract once slated for the ...

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‘Rapids’ property up for auction this week

A foreclosure auction Tuesday on the steps of the Rankin County Courthouse will decide the future of the 25 acres that once made up the Rapids on the Reservoir water park and later set off a controversy when a developer wanted to build several hundred apartments on the land. The winning bidder will be gaining a 60-year renewable lease on ...

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