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02/04/2014 - 3:13pm

Jackson police are investigating two incidents that occurred recently on the Northside. The first incident occurred at the Shell gas station at 1050 E. Northside Dr., and the other was a robbery that was reported at the Somerset Place...

02/04/2014 - 3:06pm

THE OLDE TOWNE Middle School basketball teams celebrated last week after an undefeated season in which the seventh- and eighth-grade boys and girls bested the likes of Carver, Madison, and Northwest Rankin.

All four teams at the...

02/04/2014 - 2:58pm

Mackenzie Ellis and Mia Martinson were deeply moved when their friend Robert Gaillet was seriously injured in a car accident in November.

However, the two were unsure how they could help their friend, a cross-country star at St. Andrew...

02/04/2014 - 2:50pm

Andy Taggart was recently named chairman of the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership (GJCP). Taggart is a former Madison County supervisor and a graduate of Mississippi College and the Tulane University School of Law. The Madison resident...

02/04/2014 - 12:36pm

SummerHouse recently hosted its second holiday coat drive to benefit Stewpot Community Services. Members of the community donated more than 100 new or gently used coats in exchange for entries into two drawings for free chairs from...

01/30/2014 - 1:16pm

Leaders with more than 120 combined years of educational experience will be stepping down from top positions at three of the Northside’s largest independent schools at the end of the academic year.

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01/30/2014 - 1:12pm

MADISON COUNTY SCHOOLS Superintendent Ronnie McGehee said he believes proposed changes to high-school math courses for Common Core will be productive, but he is concerned about middle-school students who haven’t...

01/30/2014 - 1:04pm

The future of a burned out apartment complex on the Northside could be decided by a Jackson Municipal Court judge next week.

A court date has been set for February 4, to determine whether or not the city of Jackson can tear down the...

01/30/2014 - 1:02pm

Betsy Bradley is director of the Mississippi Museum of Art. Bradley recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks about the museum’s Art Garden and its impact on downtown Jackson, along with upcoming exhibits and events at the...

01/30/2014 - 11:28am

JAMIE EUBANKS, operations manager at the state’s wine and liquor warehouse in Gluckstadt, asks the Sun to excuse the “mess” on the warehouse floor.

“They’re cleaning up. We had a big night last night....

01/30/2014 - 10:48am

BUILDER and developer Scott Shoemaker said he was “blessed” this past November to receive the 2013 Subdivision of the Year award from the Mississippi Home Builders Association for The Enclave at Towne Center, located in Ridgeland....

01/30/2014 - 10:43am

JACKSON police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at the corner of Belhaven and Hazel streets on January 17.

A man was walking home from a nearby bar when he noticed two unidentified black males walking in the other...

01/30/2014 - 10:42am

LeFleur East House gets more time

The LeFleur East House can be used for parties and neighborhood events for at least another year.

The Jackson City Council recently approved extending the LeFleur East...

01/30/2014 - 10:39am

THE CITY OF RIDGELAND is upping its “green” factor with five more solar-powered recycling compactors, thanks to a second grant from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).

Four of the bins, which can...

01/30/2014 - 10:36am

Final Plat Approved

A FINAL PLAT for part four of the Grayhawk subdivision in Madison County met with approval last week.

Grayhawk is located off Stribling Road Extension in the Gluckstadt area, east of...

01/28/2014 - 3:20pm

The Sanderson Farms Championship and host organization, Century Club Charities, recently presented Friends of Children’s Hospital with a check for $300,000. However, two anonymous donors stepped in with a donation of $100,000...

01/26/2014 - 9:26am

JUST DAYS after Jackson voters overwhelmingly approved a one-percent sales tax increase, city leaders were already working to determine how the funds would be spent.

On January 14, nearly 90 percent of voters...

01/26/2014 - 9:22am

CARING FOR A HORSE is a physical, time-consuming effort. Once you get past the awe of owning a beautiful, thousand-pound animal, you have to feed it, groom it, care for its hooves, scoop its (large) poop and make sure it gets worm treatment....

01/26/2014 - 9:19am

Forty-nine new apartments are on tap for downtown Jackson, with some of them expected to be ready for lease by the summer.

The apartments are part of Capitol and West, a redevelopment project under way near Smith Park.

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01/26/2014 - 9:14am

MADISON COUNTY has rescheduled – again – a trip to Chicago so officials can visit Allstate Insurance Company and discuss Lost Rabbit.

County Administrator Mark Houston, Comptroller Shelton Vance, and Board Attorney Mike...

01/26/2014 - 9:11am

State transportation officials say safety is the major issue behind plans to close off a cloverleaf exit at the Lakeland Drive/I-55 interchange.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation recently announced plans to close off the...

01/26/2014 - 9:06am

CREWS WERE BUSY laying an indoor track and making other interior additions last week to the new Madison Healthplex Performance Center tentatively slated to open February 17.

Baptist Health Systems and Mississippi Sports Medicine and...

01/26/2014 - 9:04am

GRANT MONEY and possible new legislation could help Mississippi deal with its wild hog problem.

A $260,000 grant from the Mississippi Land, Water and Timber Resources Program will let the Mississippi State University (MSU) Extension...

01/26/2014 - 9:02am

CONSTRUCTION on a multiuse pathway connecting the Mississippi Farmers Market to the Mississippi Children’s Museum is still on tap to begin this fall.

The design phase of the Museum to Market Trail is still under way. Engineers...

01/26/2014 - 8:59am

THE NORTHBAY Property Owners Association (POA) is considering its next step after an appeals court refused a rehearing request about the neighborhood’s ban on rentals. 

Last week the Mississippi Court of Appeals denied the...