JACKSON—The City of Jackson may be ending the recycling program, but the capital city is promising to repair more streets and sidewalks in Jackson. Council President Virgi Lindsay of Ward 7 called a town-hall meeting for Aug. 15 after the City of Jackson announced in a press release on Aug. 13 that it is suspending its recycling program, after it discovered that the separated items were just going into a landfill. She also saw it as a way to inform residents about a new street repaving program. "So yes, there's some bad news, but there is some good news," she said. Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba kicked the meeting off. He said the City of Jackson has become an intentional administration. "We want to ensure that we make good deals for the city of Jackson....
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Jackson to Repave More Streets and Repair Sidewalks, Suspends Recycling