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Reunion, Inc., recognized with Madison’s first Diamond Award

Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler presented the first City Of Madison Diamond Award to Reunion, Inc. The award is designed to recognize individuals and organizations that have left their mark on Madison in a significant way. Reunion’s property development teams set aside 40 percent of Reunion’s more than 2,100 acres for a variety of family activities including sandy beaches, hiking trails, ...

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Madison annual Awards Banquet winners announced

Collins, Barr & Hembree, Ltd. was recently selected as the 2017 Small Business of the Year for the City of Madison Chamber of Commerce. Other winners were, Large Business of the Year: St. Catherine’s Village; Service and Excellence Award: First Responders — Madison Fire Department and Madison Police Department; Allison and Bish Carson Award: B.C. Rogers III; Ambassador of the ...

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Court of Appeals upholds Madison's rental ordinance

MADISON — The state Court of Appeals has denied property owner Mike Crook’s challenge to a city of Madison ordinance he argues was designed to keep renters out of the Jackson suburb. Crook was convicted in 2011 of violating the ordinance and fined $600. City officials say Crook, a former Madison County chancery clerk and ex-Ridgeland aldermen, didn’t post a ...

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Crews begin work on I-55 reconstruction project

MADISON — Part of an Interstate 55 reconstruction project is underway in Central Mississippi. The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), in cooperation with the city of Madison, has temporarily closed the south end of Grandview Boulevard at the Madison Avenue intersection to align it with Cotton Hill Road. Work began this weekend and is expected to be complete in three ...

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Supervisors say no to mayor's request for records

MADISON — The Madison County Board of Supervisors has turned down a public records request from the mayor of Madison. Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler wants to see a study about restructuring the Lost Rabbit Public Improvement District outside city limits. The Clarion-Ledger reports that county officials said it would be premature to release the records during settlement talks for lawsuits ...

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All-American opens new store in South Mississippi

MADISON and COLLINS — All American Check Cashing has opened a new retail store in Collins. It offers local customers both payday and title loan products. “The Collins location will increase our presence in Mississippi and expand our customer base in southern Mississippi,” said Michael Gray, president of All American Check Cashing. “With locations in Magee and Hattiesburg, the Collins ...

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