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02/25/2015 - 1:55pm
New businesses coming to County Line Road in Jackson could benefit from tax abatement. 
The city of Jackson is looking into a number of incentives to bring new big box retailers and other businesses to the aging commercial...
02/25/2015 - 1:54pm
Jeff Good is an urban warrior – someone who fights for what’s best for the city of Jackson. 
His most recent battle is against the new water meters that have been installed in the city. 
The...
02/25/2015 - 1:47pm
Another legal volley could soon be fired in the suit between Airwave LLC and the Hinds County Board of Supervisors. 
The board is being sued by Airwave for breach of contract after the board terminated two of its contracts...
02/25/2015 - 1:26pm

The constant rains and melting ice have caused some flooding in the 5500 block of Wayneland Drive in Northeast Jackson. Motorists traveling along the roadway are urged to use caution. It appears that the water has also begun flooding a few...

02/24/2015 - 2:49pm

A planning board meeting to rezone the Colonial Country Club has been postponed until March.

Developers with the out-of-state firm Colonial Jackson LLC told the Sun that the meeting needed to be rescheduled because of the inclement...

02/18/2015 - 4:51pm

MADISON COUNTY should save more than $200,000 over the next 13 years after supervisors voted recently to do a partial refunding, or refinancing, of a 2008 bond issue.

Supervisors sold $33 million in bonds in 2008 as part of the Reunion...

02/18/2015 - 4:47pm

THE LOST RABBIT Homeowners Association (HOA) is requesting to lease some waterfront property from the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV) in order to build a swimming pool and patio area.

Currently there are about 75 owner-...

02/18/2015 - 4:29pm

AGGRAVATED ASSAULTS increased more than 50 percent in Ridgeland last year, and several other types of crimes were on the rise as well, according to a chart from the Ridgeland Police Department.

Two types of crimes, robberies and...

02/18/2015 - 4:26pm

AT MADISON CENTRAL’S soccer team dinner early this month, some parents made Coach Cecil Hinds a blue cape with the school initials “MC” spelled out in orange duct tape.

“They joked and said I might need the cape...

02/18/2015 - 4:20pm

TERRY LOVELACE has officially signed a lease and paid more than $400,000 in rent for what will become Lost Rabbit South.

Reservoir officials should approve a lease schedule for Lovelace’s 82 residential lots on Thursday, February...

02/18/2015 - 4:10pm
A bill that would have made it easier for residents to register to vote has failed to make it out of a Senate committee.
The bill, Senate Bill 2601, which would have authorized online voter registration and early voting, was...
02/18/2015 - 4:08pm
As Hinds County officials contemplate whether or not they’ll tie in to the MSWIN communications system, they have at least one big obstacle to overcome: finances. 
The Hinds County Board of Supervisors is considering...
02/18/2015 - 4:07pm
Crisler Boone is president of the board of Volunteer Greater Jackson. Boone, who won a share of the Pat Yarborough Award for Volunteer of the Year from the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership, discussed Volunteer Greater Jackson with the Sun...
02/18/2015 - 4:00pm
The city of Jackson’s plans to present its infrastructure master plan to the city’s one-cent tax oversight committee have been delayed. 
“There is still work to finalize before it goes to either the council...
02/17/2015 - 9:37am

City of Jackson crews had just arrived on the scene of a water main break on Eastover Drive. The break likely occurred earlier this morning, on Eastover near Northeast Drive. It was unclear what caused the main break at press time. Director of...

02/11/2015 - 6:10pm

PARENTS OF DYSLEXIC STUDENTS are back to square one after the death of a bill that would have required public schools to provide dyslexia evaluations and therapy.

The bill, sponsored by District 25 Sen. Will Longwitz, died in the...

02/11/2015 - 6:02pm

A BILL THAT potentially could have saved Mississippi taxpayers millions of dollars has failed to make it out of a Senate committee.

And, as a result, developers still have plenty of time to cash in on the cultural retail attraction (...

02/11/2015 - 5:54pm

A YEAR AFTER hiring new legal counsel from the state attorney general's office, the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV) believes it's getting more for its money.

Two attorneys and two paralegals from the AG's...

02/11/2015 - 5:45pm

COME AUGUST 4, Madison County voters should be signing electronic poll books, said Circuit Clerk Lee Westbrook.

Last week, the Madison County Board of Supervisors voted to buy 220 electronic poll books, which are about the size of an...

02/11/2015 - 5:37pm

WORK IS UNDER WAY on a mixed-use project that will bring 240 luxury apartments to Fondren.

The development is the Meridian at Fondren, a $33 million project being built on Lakeland Drive, north of the University of Mississippi Medical...

02/11/2015 - 5:34pm

TIF BONDS lead interesting lives: Last week, Madison County extended the life of the Galleria TIF, but one official said he believes the TIF will retire early.

“We’ve added a few years to the end of the maturity to buy some...

02/11/2015 - 5:31pm

AS THE DAUGHTER of a U.S. Navy officer, Shelia Palmer has lived in the states and abroad in almost every type of housing, ranging from Quonset huts to military barracks.

One style of home that Palmer was not used to was the traditional...

02/11/2015 - 5:29pm

RIDGELAND is trying again.

Last week the Board of Aldermen passed a resolution asking the state Legislature to let the city vote on whether to implement a temporary one percent sales tax.

The tax would be added to purchases in...

02/11/2015 - 4:50pm

Liz Cleveland is corporate relations manager for the Foundation for Public Broadcasting in Mississippi. Cleveland and her husband Rick live in Fondren and have two adult children. She attended the University of Mississippi and joined the...

02/11/2015 - 4:47pm

LEADERS IN FONDREN say a recent meeting with developers has cleared up some of the misconceptions about a $21.4 million apartment complex going up between Lorenz Boulevard and Taylor Street.

However, some questions still remain as to...