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10/09/2014 - 2:48pm
HERE’S HOW LEASES WORK in the PRV:
All residential and commercial leases are for 60 years. The PRV procures leases by public bid - highest bid wins - and stipulates a minimum up-front payment and minimum annual payment....
10/09/2014 - 2:45pm
Construction is moving along as expected on the new University Village apartment-style residential hall at Belhaven University. 
The hall, which is costing approximately $8 million to construct, got under way earlier this...
10/09/2014 - 2:42pm
AS THE SKI season kicks off, Sportique is not only busy promoting its huge selection of outerwear, but is also preparing for a huge move - across the interstate to The Township at Colony Park. 
Sportique has been in its...
10/09/2014 - 2:41pm
SEVERAL CHURCHES in south Madison County have building projects planned or under way, and three of them are clustered around Bozeman Road at the eastern end of Reunion Parkway.
Madison Heights has architectural drawings for a...
10/09/2014 - 2:36pm
MADISON COUNTY can often seem like two separate counties: The one made up mostly of white people, south of Canton, and the one made up mostly of black people, from Canton northward. 
Mission Mississippi is trying to bridge...
10/09/2014 - 2:35pm
RESERVOIR OFFICIALS are still figuring out their next steps after receiving a report detailing the financial outlook of the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District, or PRV. 
The PRV is the state agency that owns and...
10/08/2014 - 12:50pm
Update: the city of Jackson has withdrawn its petition to rezone the Smith-Wills Stadium for Costco.  This story was written and published prior to Mayor Tony Yarber's announcement on Monday. Yarber, on Monday, said Costco is...
10/08/2014 - 12:46pm
John Wofford is race director for the Sun King 5K, a memorial 5K run and walk, and one-mile fun run in Fondren. The event is slated for October 18, and begins at St. James’ Episcopal Church. Wofford has practiced medicine in the metro...
10/08/2014 - 12:45pm
A new historic designation in Fondren could mean tax breaks for business owners. 
The Downtown Fondren Historic District is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Fondren Renaissance Foundation (FRF) made an...
10/08/2014 - 12:43pm
An out-of-state development firm has purchased the Colonial Country Club on Old Canton Road. 
The 152-acre club and golf course is going to be redeveloped. However an official with Alliance Commercial Real Estate said it...
10/08/2014 - 12:42pm
A center that will connect volunteers to service opportunities across the metro area could soon come to fruition, thanks to the efforts of a group made up of several Northsiders. 
The group is the volunteer center sub-...
10/07/2014 - 10:47am

From time to time, I get the urge to briefly comment on a wide variety of issues, so here goes:

Giving rappers the keys to the city. Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber and Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis recently feted hip-...

10/07/2014 - 10:43am

One of the bedrock reforms that has brought some reasonableness to Mississippi’s civil justice system has survived its latest threat.

The state Supreme Court, which had been asked to decide whether it was constitutional to put a...

10/07/2014 - 10:42am

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10/07/2014 - 10:39am

This month marks the start of creating a 2016 state budget that funds priorities like education, job growth and public safety while eliminating waste and inefficiencies. 

Speaker Philip Gunn and I, joined by six senators and six...

10/07/2014 - 10:32am

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10/07/2014 - 10:28am

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Edward McRaney of Montgomery, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Ashley McRaney, to Richard Harold Flowers IV, son of Drs. Richard Harold and Sethelle Lucas Flowers of Ridgeland.

The bride-elect...

10/07/2014 - 10:27am

Jackson Academy's 2014-15 varsity cheerleaders attended UCA camp at the University of Mississippi where they were awarded the superior trophy. Bailey Wood and Turner Yates were selected as All-Americans, and all seniors were...

10/07/2014 - 10:26am

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10/07/2014 - 10:25am

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Louis Jones announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Elise Jones, to Robert Clinton Rosenblatt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Hart Rosenblatt.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James...

10/07/2014 - 10:20am

St. Joseph Catholic School hosted fifth and sixth-graders for a deck party before a recent football game.  These Bruin athletes put on a fashion show of athletic apparel  to tell about all the athletic opportunities...

10/07/2014 - 10:18am

In honor of Dyslexia Awareness Month in October, New Summit School will host a Dyslexia Symposium October 29 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information about the event please visit our Web site...

10/07/2014 - 10:15am

St. Anthony Catholic School student council for the 2014-15 school year includes members (from left) Bailey Edwards, treasurer; Bianca McCarty, vice president; Sydney Hall, secretary; Jack Clements, president; Anna Clare Sheehan...

10/07/2014 - 10:14am

Katherine McLaurin Cox and Joseph Steele Dehmer were united in marriage in a candlelight service of worship at 6 p.m. August 9 at First Presbyterian Church.

The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John Lowrey Cox of Jackson. Dehmer...

10/07/2014 - 10:13am

The Madison Ridgeland Academy fifth-grade students learned about the levels of taxonomy in science. They researched an animal of their choice from the science lab on the iPad and incorporated art to illustrate the animal's...