• warning: file_exists(): open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/var/www/vhosts/northsidesun.com/httpdocs/../ad_/ad_cache_.inc) is not within the allowed path(s): (/var/www/vhosts/northsidesun.com/httpdocs/:/tmp/) in /var/www/vhosts/northsidesun.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/ad/adserve.inc on line 160.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CST/-6.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/northsidesun.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/ad/adcache.inc on line 310.
  • warning: date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CST/-6.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/northsidesun.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/ad/adcache.inc on line 310.
  • warning: strtotime(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CST/-6.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/northsidesun.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_date.inc on line 127.
  • warning: strtotime(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CST/-6.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/northsidesun.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_date.inc on line 128.
  • warning: strtotime(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CST/-6.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/northsidesun.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_date.inc on line 127.
  • warning: strtotime(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CST/-6.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/northsidesun.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_date.inc on line 128.
  • warning: strtotime(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CST/-6.0/no DST' instead in /var/www/vhosts/northsidesun.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_date.inc on line 151.

Featured

11/19/2014 - 4:02pm

EARLY NEXT YEAR, the Madison County Circuit Court will hear two grim, first-of-their-kind criminal cases: Ridgeland’s first human-trafficking charge, and Madison’s first recorded homicide.

On January 20, Martavious Cortez...

11/19/2014 - 3:56pm

ROADWORK on Pear Orchard and Rice roads should have started by the time this story prints, and a striping program in Madison County should begin next spring, County Engineer Rudy Warnock said.

Warnock recently gave the Board of...

11/19/2014 - 3:54pm

MADISON COUNTY Tax Assessor Gerald Barber is asking Madison residents to give him information on their neighbors so his office can find homestead fraud.

Barber said although most tax assessors don’t go this far, the practice is...

11/19/2014 - 3:47pm

MADISON COUNTY SCHOOLS hopes to save money with the purchase of $10 million of property on Highland Colony Parkway, said MCS Superintendent Ronnie McGehee.

MCS considered building a new central office on 16th Section land in Gluckstadt...

11/19/2014 - 3:44pm

A NEW CONSTITUTIONAL amendment just passed in Mississippi has turned the traditions of hunting and fishing into constitutional rights - but the law doesn’t allow Mississippians to go out and bag bucks willy-nilly, one official said.

...
11/19/2014 - 3:36pm

A $15 MILLION Madison County bond issue will fund roadwork on Hoy, Bozeman and Yandell roads, Highland Colony Parkway, and the construction of Reunion Parkway phase three, plus some maintenance overlays yet to be determined.

...

11/19/2014 - 1:21pm
From the slums to graduate school, the generosity of Northsiders have helped raise James Oonyu out of poverty and change his world. 
Oonyu recently visited the metro area to speak on behalf of the African Scholarship...
11/19/2014 - 12:58pm
The Candidates have qualified for the Ward One special election. But there will not be a Republican primary, despite talks of having one weeks ago. 
Candidates running for the seat vacated by Quentin Whitwell include Charles...
11/19/2014 - 12:57pm
Good police work helped officers in Precinct Four stop a number of crimes recently on the Northside. 
An officer out on patrol broke up what would have been an armed robbery in the 1100 block of Greymont Avenue in the early...
11/19/2014 - 12:42pm
Public access gates continue to be popular on the Northside, with another neighborhood recently being approved for one of the devices.
The city of Jackson has approved East Hill Drive’s petition for a public access gate....
11/19/2014 - 12:41pm
Joy Hogge is the executive director of Families as Allies in Jackson. The organization works to help families of children with behavioral and mental health challenges. Hogge received her master’s degree and doctorate in psychology from...
11/19/2014 - 12:39pm
Having multiple families of twins living in one neighborhood isn’t unheard of. 
In a suburb of Pittsburgh, next-door neighbors gave birth to twins a week apart, according to a 2014 article in the Pittsburgh Post-...
11/19/2014 - 12:32pm
What appeared to be a bad deal for the city of Jackson years ago could be considered a good deal for the city’s taxpayers today. 
The city entered into an agreement with the Hinds County Board of Supervisors in 1994...
11/19/2014 - 9:49am

Mae Eleanor Hamilton Mosley Mizell

Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 24th at 10:00 am, with a visitation starting at 9:00 am,...

11/19/2014 - 7:08am

It’s been 50 years since Ronald Reagan made his national political debut. The recent Republican congressional victories prove that Reagan’s cherished ideals of liberty and small government still resonate.

In the wake of...

11/19/2014 - 7:06am

Most of the reaction to Chris Epps’ indictment last week on corruption charges has been that of disbelief.

The three Mississippi governors who made him the longest-serving corrections commissioner in the country, as well as most...

11/19/2014 - 7:05am

Good mysteries follow a certain formula: a lead character who drives the story/solves the mystery, supporting characters who provide clues, a familiar setting readers may envision, a plot with clear beginning, middle and end, a murder or crime...

11/19/2014 - 7:02am

Hi y’all.

Yockanookany Ned here.

Let’s talk about metaphors, canine metaphors, and more specifically… Southern canine metaphors.

As everyone knows, and to bore you with a definition, a metaphor is a...

11/18/2014 - 4:00pm

Madison Ridgeland Academy fourth-grade students brought plants to school to study the parts using microscopes and magnifiers. Shown are (from left) Sara Beth Messemore, Presley Horn, Madeline Duncan, Kate Thomas, Osejie Ewaleifoh,...

11/18/2014 - 3:59pm

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s fifth-grade pep squad is (from left, back) Gracie Biedenharn, Avery Stallings, Liza Lominick, Sierra Sharp, Wilkie Gonwa, Yasmine Ware; (middle row) Sarah Elizabeth Sullivan, Caroline...

11/18/2014 - 3:58pm

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Lewis Smith  announce the engagement of their daughter, Madeline Marie Smith, to Travis James Twilbeck, son of the Rev. and Mrs. James William Twilbeck of Paris, Tenn.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of...

11/18/2014 - 3:56pm

First Presbyterian Day School students (from left, back) Brenna Walley and Gage Gibbs received prizes for being Holiday Potpourri ticket sale winners. Also shown are (from left, front) Gary Herring, Tracy Mason, and Shannon Lyle....

11/18/2014 - 3:55pm

Germantown High School homecoming court includes 11th-grade maids (from left) Jayde Taylor, Kaleigh Guyton, Brooke Allbritton, and Anna Gail Welch.

11/18/2014 - 3:53pm

The Mississippi Bankers Association and the Mississippi Council on Economic Education recently co-sponsored “A Banker in Every Classroom,” a project to bring bankers to Mississippi classrooms. Local bankers joined...

11/18/2014 - 3:45pm

The Jackson Prep junior high cheerleaders recently hosted a fund-raiser at Cane’s Chicken Fingers to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-Mississippi Chapter. Shown are (from left, back)  Shenika Harris, Phoebe Carlton...