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Local News

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...

08/15/2012 - 12:10pm

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff  Writer

Talks continue between Jackson, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice on what will likely leave the city facing hundreds of millions of dollars in...

08/15/2012 - 11:46am

Goodwill Industries of Mississippi will hold its annual awards dinner August 16 at the Country Club of Jackson to recognize outstanding volunteer efforts of those who gave of their time and talents to improve the lives of others.

...

08/15/2012 - 11:40am

A fund-raiser benefiting New Stage Theatre’s education department will feature the cast of several of New Stage Theatre’s youth actors and singers who have appeared in “A Christmas Carol,” “Annie,” “...

08/15/2012 - 11:00am

Ridgeland Crime

The Ridgeland Police Department received the following reports for:

Arlington Circle, 300 block, credit card fraud, August 3;

Brame Road / Highland Colony, aggravated assault, August 2;

County...

08/15/2012 - 10:58am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

JACKSON POLICE are looking for a man involved in a July 31 robbery at the Cherokee Inn.

Police were dispatched to the emergency room at Baptist Hospital after getting a call from the...

08/15/2012 - 10:38am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

REDISTRICTING is wrapping up in the city of Madison, with a public hearing scheduled for August 21 and possible adoption of new ward lines September 4.

“We have seen the options...

08/15/2012 - 10:35am

ONE Ward One neighborhood will likely have a new council person after tonight.

The Jackson City Council is expected to vote on new ward lines following a public hearing at the Jackson Medical Mall.

The meeting is slated for 6...

08/15/2012 - 10:31am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

The results of a much-anticipated study are in, and it appears that millions of dollars are needed to restore an artistic Jackson landmark.

Members of the Jackson City Council were...

08/15/2012 - 10:28am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE TWIN CEDARS neighborhood in Madison County will soon have public-access gates at its front and rear entrances.

Madison County supervisors approved plans for the gates last week...

08/15/2012 - 10:08am

The last time I crossed the border into Northern Ireland, I came face to face with an English soldier with a machine gun over his shoulder. It was July - marching season. Not a good time to visit, the soldier informed me. Sure enough, I...

08/15/2012 - 10:03am

Jim McAllister is president of the Reunion Property Owners Association (POA) in Madison. McAllister is retired from the Air Force and is a certified tennis pro at Reunion. He enjoys spending time with his longtime girlfriend and best friend,...

08/15/2012 - 9:34am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

PRODUCERS will have hundreds of auditions on tape after casting calls were held at New Stage Theatre last week for the upcoming movie “As I Lay Dying,” to be filmed in Canton this...

08/08/2012 - 1:39pm

 

GERMANTOWN High will open its doors to about 200 more students this year than last, as enrollment grows at the year-old Gluckstadt school.

“[We’re growing] primarily because we’ve lost a small senior...