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12/31/2014 - 10:58am

After Gov. Bryant and the Mississippi delegation left Israel, the structured part of our trip to the Holy Land ended. Abram Orlansky and I had agreed – prior to the trans-Atlantic flight – that we would stay a few days and explore...

12/31/2014 - 10:48am

First Presbyterian Day School celebrated Thanksgiving with a variety of activities. First-graders dressed as Indians in shirts and headbands they created. Shown are (from left, back) Leslie Buckley; (middle row) Caleb Hill, Drew...

12/31/2014 - 10:47am

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School girls varsity soccer team for 2014-15 includes members (from left, back) Kate Rodenmeyer, Beth-El Lewis, Isabelle Moseley, Julia Mitchell, Fikunmi Idowu, Alex Duckworth, Veronica Guastella, Jane...

12/31/2014 - 10:46am

Madison Station first-graders recently performed the annual gingerbread play led by music teacher Tammy Templeton. Dressed in holiday attire are students (from left) Hayes Miller, Drew Brannon, Henry Largent, Connor Green, Landrum...

12/31/2014 - 10:45am

Jackson Prep varsity volleyball players celebrated the end of a winning season with the following players receiving recognition (from left) Lindsey Howard (Most Improved), Kacie Van Pelt (Best Defensive Player), Coach Lindsey...

12/31/2014 - 10:44am

Dr. and Mrs. Glenn Edward Allen of Brandon announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Kathleen Allen, to James Clark Church, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Lester Church of Martin, Tenn.

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12/31/2014 - 10:42am

Sarah Catherine Shivers and DeWitt Duncan Clark were united in marriage August 16 at First Presbyterian Church.

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12/31/2014 - 10:39am

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12/31/2014 - 10:38am

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12/31/2014 - 10:37am

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12/31/2014 - 10:36am

A group of Jackson Academy sixth-graders coordinated a book drive to benefit students at Brown Elementary, which offers Accelerated Reading, but needs books to make the program work well.  The girls, with support from...

12/31/2014 - 10:35am

Christ Covenant lower school students presented “A Salute To America” at Grandparents Day in honor of our veterans and all who have made sacrifices on our country’s behalf. Shown are CCS kindergarten student Ben...

12/23/2014 - 5:43pm

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12/23/2014 - 5:40pm

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12/23/2014 - 5:38pm

The Rev. Ben Robertson took over October 28 as rector of Chapel of the Cross, a historic Episcopal church in Madison County. He previously was associate rector at Calvary Episcopal Church in Memphis and rector at All Saints Episcopal Church...

12/23/2014 - 5:34pm

JACKSON MOVED FORWARD with big infrastructure plans, an airport study stirred up controversy, and a Lost Rabbit got found in 2014, a year full of news on the Northside.

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12/23/2014 - 2:15pm
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12/23/2014 - 2:04pm
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12/23/2014 - 2:00pm
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12/23/2014 - 1:58pm
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12/23/2014 - 1:51pm
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12/23/2014 - 1:49pm
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12/22/2014 - 4:25pm

Dear Editor:

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