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09/26/2012 - 11:16am

Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney has sparked debate recently for his efforts to establish a health insurance exchange in Mississippi. Chaney recently spoke with the Sun about the exchange, and why it is needed for the state.

What is a...

09/20/2012 - 1:12pm

With more than 24 years of experience in military, corporate, political and nonprofit sector public relations, Madison resident Danny N. Blanton has returned to the University of Mississippi as his alma mater’s director of media and...

09/20/2012 - 1:07pm

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff  Writer

Mark your calendars for “eventually.”

That’s when the waterworks curve will be straightened.

Because of the estimated cost of the project and the...

09/20/2012 - 1:05pm

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

THE CITY OF MADISON is done growing in size for a while.

Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler said the city is not considering annexing any more land right now, though a proposed update of...

09/19/2012 - 4:22am

Malcolm White, executive director of Mississippi Arts Commission, was recently appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant as chairman of the Mississippi Blues Commission.  White will serve in the position for four years.  The Blues Commission is a...

09/13/2012 - 12:21pm

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

A SUBCOMMITTEE of the Madison Planning and Zoning Commission agrees with Reunion residents that commercial zoning should not be allowed to expand into Reunion and other areas along...

09/13/2012 - 11:58am

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff  Writer

Movers and shakers from Northeast Jackson will descend on Parham Bridges Park today with one common goal – to make the park a premier tennis facility.

The meeting is...

09/04/2012 - 6:22am

Mississippi State Hospital has named its July Employees of the Month, choosing one employee from each of the hospital's three service areas.  Gwendolyn Bell was recognized in Clinical Service; Kenneth Dixon, Support Services, and...

08/29/2012 - 11:58am

Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens and Cannada, PLLC (Butler Snow) has been selected as a Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) North American Team of the Year Finalist.  Butler Snow was selected along with only two other North...

08/29/2012 - 11:23am

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff  Writer

Greg Wood won’t go back to Mr. Chen’s Authentic Chinese Restaurant any time soon. And it’s not because of the food.

On July 10, the Northside surgeon’s...

08/29/2012 - 11:20am

THE BACKBONE of Grace City Church in Jackson is not the Sunday-morning service. It’s community.

And now the growing church plant, which held its first official service two years ago, has a new full-time staff member devoted to...

08/29/2012 - 11:08am

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

THE MADISON Police Department has recently acquired a new crime investigation tool that’s funded by the federal government.

A computer-based system, the Pegasus Program...

08/23/2012 - 3:53pm

Sergeant Jeremy D. Butler was honored as 2nd Marine Division’s Marine of the Year at the ninth annual Marine Corps Association and Foundation Ground Awards Dinner recently in Arlington, Virginia. Sgt. Butler was graduated from Provine...

08/22/2012 - 11:51am

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff  Writer

Jackson city officials are considering all options to fund what will likely be hundreds of millions of dollars in federally mandated water and sewer upgrades.

Director of...

08/22/2012 - 11:48am

Courtenay Chapman Middleton is about to join an elite group of Mississippi athletes.

And she finally has something to lord over her husband.

On August 31, she will be inducted into the University of Mississippi Sports Hall of...

08/22/2012 - 11:37am

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

MANY REUNION homeowners are still fighting a proposed change that could bring commercial development to parcels at the corner of Reunion Parkway and Highway 463.

Last week the...

08/22/2012 - 11:33am

Bridget Edwards has been named director of the Eudora Welty House in Belhaven. Edwards is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, and holds a master’s and a doctorate degree in anthropology from Indiana University - Bloomington (IU)....

08/22/2012 - 11:18am

It is amazing that some 30 men meet on a regular basis, on each Tuesday at 6:30 a.m., to break bread and then break for an hour for a serious Bible study at 7 a.m.

This dedicated group has been meeting for years upon years. Currently...

08/22/2012 - 11:14am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

YEARS AFTER its last one closed, a new grocery store will soon be opening at Highland Village.

Construction is slated to begin in mid to late September on a Whole Foods, about six...

08/22/2012 - 11:11am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY and its economic development authority (MCEDA) have hired the Butler Snow law firm’s government relations arm for a year as MCEDA puts a new long-term economic development...

08/22/2012 - 11:08am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON RESIDENT Kevin Broughton, a criminal defense attorney who’s recently made a foray into movie acting, says he knows he’s “not leading man material.”

...

08/22/2012 - 11:04am

By anthony warren

Sun Staff Writer

Heavy storms, a collapsed sewer line, and a sewage pump malfunction have made for a bad combination in one Northside neighborhood.

Following last week’s storms, raw sewage...

08/22/2012 - 10:57am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE NATIONAL Park Service is spending $750,000 and has shut down eight miles of the Natchez Trace Parkway to fix a problem caused by something many Northsiders are familiar with: Yazoo clay....

08/15/2012 - 12:15pm

NORTHSIDERS will have a chance to learn more about plans to get the Belhaven community put on the National Register of Historic Places.

A meeting is slated for 5:30 p.m. on August 16 at the Barber Auditorium at the Belhaven University...

08/15/2012 - 12:12pm

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

THE FORUM AT Grandview shopping center in Madison has “more than lived up to expectations,” City Attorney John Hedglin said, with a fresh crop of retail businesses paying...