Jackson council denies contract with mayor’s political ally

The Jackson City Council has voted against awarding a $15 million contract to a company that partnered on the project with a political ally of Mayor Tony Yarber…

…The council voted 3-1 Thursday against approving the contract for Denali-SGE. Jackson businessman Socrates Garrett, who was a major supporter of Yarber during his campaign for mayor, was part of the group seeking the contract.