News
Some parades changed to drive-by, 1 canceled Christmas has been canceled in Madison County due to the COVID-19 pandemic — well, sort of when it comes to annual Christmas parades.
Madison schools switch to online The Madison County School District has transitioned two schools from in-person learning to virtual learning after spikes in COVID-19.
Student steps up to help in COVID election MADISON — Nathan Thompson received time off from work at Kroger to fill in at the polls for senior citizens at high risk for COVID-19. 
Callaway’s addition approved with better landscaping GLUCKSTADT — A 10,000-square foot addition to a garden center here was ultimately approved on Monday by supervisors after a two-week delay over landscaping at the property. 
Editorials
BUCHANAN/Beijing sends Biden warning Because of Donald Trump, Vice President Joe Biden thundered during the campaign, the U.S. “is more isolated in the world than we’ve ever been ... America First has made America alone.”
LOWRY/The failure of Black Lives Matter Black Lives Matter came up with the single most effective political slogan of the year. 
The sure and firm promises of the Bible/Acts 2:42-47 The snapshot of the church we have in this passage is one of joy and bliss.
Features
Wyeth Emily Faucett to wed Thomas Devin Ledlow Dec. 11 Dr. and Mrs. Donald Clarence Faucett of Madison, MS announce the engagement of their daughter Wyeth Emily Faucett to Mr. Thomas Devin Ledlow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Francis Ledlow of Bentonia, MS.
Sally Busby to wed Zachary Sanders Dec. 12, 2020 Sally Busby and Zachary Sanders met in middle school and have been friends ever since. She sat with him on the school bus. They were friends and neighbors growing up in Flora.
Sachika Braka Denham to wed Jogene Shelton Hand III Oct. 17 Mrs. Hema Denham of Ocean Springs, announces the engagement of her daughter, Sachika Braka Denham to Jogene Shelton Hand III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jogene Shelton Hand Jr. of Natchez. 
Obituaries
Thomas Schaefer
Thomas Edward Schaefer was born in Eupora, Mississippi April 1, 1928, and left this world peacefully on November 5, 2020 in Jackson, … Read More
Michael Earl “Mike” Dowell
Michael Earl “Mike” Dowell was born June 17, 1950 in Alexandria, LA to Clarence and Virginia Dowell. Mike lived in Alexandria … Read More
Clarice Ann Skeen O’Neal
Clarice Ann Skeen O’Neal passed away October 27, 2020 at home with her family. Her life was generous, kind, and selfless. Clarice … Read More
Trending
Supes spending $535K to study flooding County supervisors committed on Monday to spend $535,800 over the next 18 months to implement a stormwater management program to study flooding problems throughout the county. 
Support pouring in for police officer MADISON — An outpouring of support for a hospitalized school resource officer has swept the Madison Central Jaguar family, law enforcement and the community in general.
MRA heading to state championship MADISON – Jude Aldridge is one heckuva football player. His acting skills could use a little work, though.
MORE NEWS
New Stage offering virtual audition class New Stage Theatre in Jackson is offering a Virtual Audition Workshop for ages 15 and up until November 30.
Amazon creating more than 1,000 full-time jobs Amazon will launch a new state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Madison County creating more than 1,000 full-time jobs with industry-leading pay and comprehensive benefits.
Germantown High transitioning to distance learning In response to an increase in Covid-19 cases and case contacts among students, Germantown High School will transition to distance learning on Friday, Nov. 13 through the Thanksgiving holiday.
Decorated veteran called to ministry MADISON — Edwin “Ed” J. Deuschle came home from Vietnam in 1970 with a lot of dog tags and an injury that limited his employment until he was called to Christian ministry as a Baptist preacher.
OTHER NEWS
St. Joe recognized for broadcast program For Jason Price, he wouldn’t be in a position at Ole Miss where he could work with networks like the SEC and ESPN U if not for his skills that he learned from Terry Cassreino at St. Joseph Catholic School in Madison.
Sandra Strain to run for open seat MADISON — The widow of the city’s former alderman-at-large here is the first to throw her name into a special election set next month to fill the empty seat. 
Madison County mask order lifted Madison County came out from under a mandatory COVID-19 mask order, Gov. Tate Reeves announced on Wednesday under his “Safe Recovery” mandate. 
Canton charter school opening in 2022 Canton will be implementing its first ever charter school in the fall of 2022. 
Traffic halted after truck overturns, spills debris Traffic was rerouted on I-55 at the Old Agency Road exit for almost two hours Monday afternoon after a truck caring waste from a construction site flipped over in the roadway.
Sandidge shines at rehab in Madison Taking on life’s challenges, David Sandidge of Canton is known as a hard-working, inspirational employee at the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services based in Madison.
Starbucks eyes County Line Road RIDGELAND — A national coffee chain and a virtual reality gaming center are among the new developments approved on County Line Road last week by aldermen.
Ridgeland wants to increase tourism tax RIDGELAND — City officials have approved a resolution petitioning the state Legislature to allow them to consider a change to the tourism tax the city collects.

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