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05/13/2014 - 11:58am

St. Joseph Catholic School senior Dymond Jackson signed a scholarship recently to play basketball at Tougaloo College next fall. Jackson was a key player on this year's Lady Bruins basketball team. Shown are (from left, back)...

05/13/2014 - 11:56am

Ridgeland High School senior Emil Ellis signed a baseball scholarship with East Mississippi Community College. Shown are (standing) RHS head baseball coach Clint Wilkerson; (from left, seated) Mary, Emil, and Clyde Ellis.

05/09/2014 - 12:29pm

HIGH-SCHOOL seniors from all over the Northside are preparing to graduate.

Between May 15 and 28, more than 1,500 students will receive diplomas.

New Summit School and The Education Center School will hold their ceremonies May...

05/09/2014 - 12:27pm

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“We go through extensive discussions with...

05/09/2014 - 12:25pm

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Most recently the Jackson area has been plagued by black flies, also known as buffalo gnats. The...

05/09/2014 - 12:21pm

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One option is the Oakley Youth Development Center, formerly known as...

05/09/2014 - 12:19pm

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The Sanderson Farms Championship is being moved to the Country Club of Jackson.

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05/09/2014 - 12:17pm

The race card

Calling recent media fixations Donald Sterling and Clive Bundy racist is a fair description. Their own words condemn them.

Overall, though, the accusation of racism gets thrown around too often...

05/09/2014 - 12:14pm

Pat Truesdale is Madison County District 3 election commissioner. She has been an election commissioner for nine years and previously served as a poll worker and poll manager. Truesdale recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks...

05/09/2014 - 12:11pm

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05/09/2014 - 12:07pm

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05/09/2014 - 12:05pm

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05/09/2014 - 12:03pm

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05/09/2014 - 12:01pm

THE CITY OF MADISON got $1 million from the state bond bill this year to buy right of way for a widening project on Madison Avenue.

But it was unclear when construction could be bid out on the project.

Madison Avenue will be...

05/09/2014 - 11:59am

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05/09/2014 - 11:57am

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05/09/2014 - 11:56am

The USA International Ballet Competition is next month, and crews have been working around the clock to make sure Thalia Mara Hall is ready for her debut.

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05/09/2014 - 11:52am

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05/09/2014 - 11:49am

Proposed Gun Ordinance

By Anthony Warren

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The Jackson City...

05/08/2014 - 1:41pm

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05/08/2014 - 12:56pm

A service of worship celebrating the covenant marriage of Madeline Ashley May and Andrew Ellis Brewer was held December 31 at 6 p.m. at the Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Ala.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur William May...

05/08/2014 - 12:52pm

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05/08/2014 - 12:48pm

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05/08/2014 - 12:47pm

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The bride-elect is the granddaughter...

05/08/2014 - 12:45pm

The Jackson Prep chapter of the Cum Laude Society inducted 25 members from the graduating classes of 2014 and 2015.  Cum Laude Society is an honorary society modeled on Phi Beta Kappa, which encourages and recognizes true...