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Half Shell Oyster House has plans to locate off Highway 463 across from the Madison the City Chamber of Commerce.
Half Shell Oyster House has plans to locate off Highway 463 across from the Madison the City Chamber of Commerce.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 6:00 PM
MADISON — Half Shell Oyster House is coming to downtown at the corner of Mississippi 463, or what is the Madison Parkway, and Main Street in a vacant lot on the southeast corner.

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen approved architectural review plans and gave permission to issue a building permit contingent on finalizing a few small design features.
  • Gluckstadt residents seeking aid with multiple sinkholes
    GLUCKSTADT — The county will soon begin looking into a series of sinkholes in this neighborhood located off Gluckstadt Road after a homeowner pleaded for assistance in front of the Board of Supervisors Monday night.

    Nora Moss of Parkfield Drive told supervisors there have been ongoing sinkholes in the neighborhood for some time now.
  • Traffic light being put on Grandview
    MADISON — A traffic signal being built in front of WalMart on Grandview Boulevard here should be complete by the end of May, city officials said Wednesday.

    Public Works Director Chad Wages said the installation of the signal doesn’t take as long as getting the equipment in.
  • Ridgeland, mayor receive Keep MS Beautiful awards
    Ridgeland officials and Keep Ridgeland Beautiful officers announce awards earned at the Keep Mississippi Beautiful Annual Awards Luncheon held April 6. Three awards were taken home by Ridgeland at this event that recognizes organizations and individuals from around the state of Mississippi for efforts in promoting the mission of Keep Mississippi Beautiful, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing litter and promoting recycling and community greening. Awards were presented to Ridgeland High School, Jan Richardson, and Mayor Gene McGee.
  • Man arrested for stealing trailer
    MADISON — A 59-year-old Seminary man remains behind bars after being arrested here last week for allegedly stealing a trailer and lawn mower from Highroads subdivision.

    Claude Napoli Brewer, of Sandford Road #D in Seminary, has been charged with one county of grand larceny and was given a $150,000 bond and is the Madison County Detention Center.
  • Madison Recycle Day set April 29 on Main Street
    Madison Recycle Day arrives just in time to help with spring cleaning.

    On Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Keep Madison the City Beautiful hosts the event at Tulane University at the corner of Main Street and Highway 51.

    “This is a wonderful opportunity for homeowners to drop off all types of unused or unwanted items in one place,” said Tona Becker, the city liaison with Keep Mississippi Beautiful.
  • Nissan donates $250K to historically black schools
    CANTON — Nissan officials announced Wednesday they were donating $250,000 to seven Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the state in an effort to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) initiatives.

    Wednesday’s donation brings the total invested to HBCUs by Nissan to over $1 million.
  • Live music, play highlight big weekend in Canton
    CANTON — The Historic Square here will come alive with a host of events this weekend beginning with the Third Thursday Square Party.

    A dozen Canton Square merchants will host handmade and homegrown booths in front of their stores for their first Third Thursday Square Party event with music by the band Snazz. Crawfish will be available by the pound from 6-9 p.m. tonight (Thursday).
  • Teenagers arrested for metro auto burglaries
    MADISON — Five teenagers were arrested here last Friday in connection with recent auto burglaries in Northbay and around the metro area that allegedly involved stealing weapons to trade for drugs and cash.

    Noah Brian McRae, 18, of 607 Bay Park Drive in Brandon, and Austin Payne Bieliauskas, 18, of 575 Pelahatchie Shore Drive in Brandon, have both been initially charged with burglary. They remain in custody at the Madison County Detention Center awaiting bond.
  • Ridgeland OKs Veterans park plan
    RIDGELAND — A veterans memorial park at the proposed city center here at U.S. 51 and School Street was approved unanimously by city officials at Tuesday’s board meeting.

    Madison County Veterans Service Officer Dr. Tom Logue presented park designs to the board and explained the meaning of the park’s roughly seven-foot tall bell tower.
  • Gate approved for Lake Caroline street
    LAKE CAROLINE — County supervisors approved a gated entrance for Katherine Drive located off Bridgewater Drive Monday night.

    Carl Allen, county planning and zoning administrator, recommended approval for the gate, saying it met all the county standards.

    At first there was a discussion about whether or not this was a county-maintained road but it was later determined this was a private street.
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