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08/31/2013 - 8:02am

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip David Tigrett of Madison, announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Kathleen Tigrett, to Zachary Joe Golson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Dee Golson of Flippin, Ark.

The bride-elect is...

08/31/2013 - 7:58am

Highland Elementary, the third- through fifth-grade public school in Ridgeland, welcomes new teachers and staff members for the 2013-14 school year (from left, back) Treneé Walton, assistant; Linda Newborne, assistant; Denia...

08/31/2013 - 7:56am

Jackson attorneys were recently selected for the Mississippi Bar’s Leadership Forum 2013. Participants include (from left, back) Wendy H. Ellard, Clifton “Cliff” Michael Decker, Graham P. Carner, J. Seth McCoy,...

08/31/2013 - 7:54am

Jackson Academy hosted a wide variety of short-term programs and camps over the summer.  Local artist Natalie Ray offered camps designed to encourage children's love for art and develop fine motor skills. Among those...

08/31/2013 - 7:52am

Jackson Ladies Tennis Association executive board for 2013-2014 includes members (from left, standing) Shawn Ward, disciplinarian; Jennifer Bracken, secretary; Carol Ann Anthony, treasurer; (seated) Robin Harkey, Web-site secretary...

08/31/2013 - 7:50am

Jackson Prep welcomed several new members to its 2013-2014 faculty and staff. Shown (from left, back) are Richard Younce, Jacob Land, Andrew Mitchell, Clay Conn, Andrew Weeks, Ryan Sherman; (front) Lelia Manning, Stacy Stovall, K.C...

08/22/2013 - 11:13am

By ANTHONY WARREN

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08/22/2013 - 11:10am

These guys can play.

A group of 15 Northsiders will represent Mississippi in the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) 4.5 League National Championship in Tucson this October.

The team, led by Northsider Mitch Peters...

08/22/2013 - 11:07am

By KATIE EUBANKS

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08/22/2013 - 11:04am
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08/22/2013 - 10:52am

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08/22/2013 - 10:50am
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08/22/2013 - 10:47am
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08/22/2013 - 10:45am
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08/22/2013 - 10:42am
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08/22/2013 - 10:39am
By KATIE EUBANKS
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08/22/2013 - 10:37am
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08/22/2013 - 10:33am
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08/22/2013 - 10:31am
By ANTHONY WARREN
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Roughly $35 million in work to address the city of Jackson’s $400 million consent decree is about to get started or is already under way. 
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08/21/2013 - 1:03pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

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08/21/2013 - 12:59pm

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08/15/2013 - 11:01am

By ANTHONY WARREN

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Officials with several independent and parochial schools in the area have...

08/15/2013 - 10:58am

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The Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV), the state agency that owns and manages the...