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Local News

01/30/2013 - 1:08pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

EUTAW CONSTRUCTION has told the city of Ridgeland they could have the Lake Harbour Drive widening project done by the end of 2013.

This news comes about a decade after officials first...

01/30/2013 - 1:05pm

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

In the aftermath of its request for additional tax dollars from the city, Jackson Public Schools (JPS) has come under fire for what critics say are exceedingly high administrative costs....

01/30/2013 - 1:02pm

Guy Bowering just served his first term as the first Ward 6 alderman in the city of Madison. Ward 6 is largely comprised of an area west of I-55 that was annexed into the city in 2008. Bowering and his wife, Nancy, have lived in Madison since...

01/30/2013 - 12:41pm

The City of Ridgeland will be constructing an extension to the multiuse trail system. Trace Ridge subdivision will be connected to an existing trail located on the east side of Highway 51 at Jackson Street. An asphalt path will be built along...

01/30/2013 - 12:37pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

WITH BUILDINGS popping up along Highland Colony Parkway this past year and more being built, Township developer Clint Herring says he believes the $400 million mixed-use project is within...

01/30/2013 - 12:27pm

My thoughts drifted like leaves falling in October while coming up with an article this week. The hunting season for the most part, at least as far as I am concerned, is done. Should I write on happenings this winter or should I venture to...

01/29/2013 - 7:20am

 

Air National Guard Airman First Class Kimberly M. Lamouranne graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. Lamouranne is the daughter of Terryl Yelverton of Aspen Court, Ridgeland, and...

01/29/2013 - 7:10am

 

Medley and Brown, LLC, Financial Advisors has been included in “Lipper Marketplace’s Best Money Managers” in the U.S. Diversified / Multi-cap Value Equity category and in the International Balanced / Multi-...

01/24/2013 - 2:02pm

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

Jackson city officials are looking at crime reduction models in other cities in hopes that they can get violent crime under control.

Last year, Mayor Harvey Johnson told the Sun that...

01/24/2013 - 1:51pm

Patty Dunn is executive director of the Mississippi Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Dunn has held the position for more than two years and has been with the nonprofit for more than seven. She holds degrees from Texas Christian...

01/23/2013 - 3:23pm

 

Lyn Crawford has joined the Personal Trust and Estates Department at Trustmark as a relationship manager. She has had a career for the past 12 years in the financial services industry.

 

The Home Builders...

01/22/2013 - 12:15pm

 

Jacqueline K. Dace was recently named project manager of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Dace spoke to the Sun about her position and the progress being made in getting the museum built. Dace...
01/02/2013 - 12:37pm

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

The Northside’s major interchanges are on tap for a facelift, thanks to the efforts of the area’s newest neighborhood foundation.

The LeFleur East Foundation (LEF) has...

01/02/2013 - 12:34pm

With redistricting wins under his belt, District 64 Rep. Bill Denny is going into the 2013 legislative session refreshed and ready to get to work.

Denny has pre-filed between 15 and 17 pieces of legislation, including one that would...

01/02/2013 - 12:30pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

A RECENT UPDATE TO Ridgeland’s transportation plan includes few big changes, but officials hope the plan will help them acquire federal transportation dollars if they ever become...

01/02/2013 - 12:19pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON AND RIDGELAND officials say it will likely take several years to put in wheelchair ramps on all public sidewalks as required by the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

...
01/02/2013 - 12:15pm

Marshall Fisher is director of the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (MBN), having served in the position since June 2005. He was reappointed to the position by Gov. Phil Bryant in January. Fisher is a Louisiana native and a graduate of the...

01/02/2013 - 12:00pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY might not get a new annex office for its tax officials after all.

A plan to sell the current tax annex, located on Highway 51 in Ridgeland, and buy a Community Trust...

01/02/2013 - 11:54am

BIDS ARE DUE today on an aerial photography project that will likely save Madison County money.

Madison, Hinds, Rankin and 11 other counties are planning to go in together on the flyover photography, which they’ll use to update...

01/02/2013 - 11:45am

Balmy weather with swirling winds, mosquitoes buzzing, sweat in the duck blind or deer stand. Does this sound like typical Mississippi weather that creates havoc with hunting and diminishes our interest of even remotely thinking of venturing...

12/07/2012 - 11:35am

 by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

A Jackson city ordinance designed to even the playing field for minority-owned businesses seems to be paying off, at least in some areas.

For fiscal years 2010 and 2011, the...

12/07/2012 - 11:33am

Measures being proposed by District 66 Rep. Cecil Brown could generate millions of dollars in tax revenue for the state and help veterans find jobs.

The 2013 legislative session begins in January, and Brown is seeking approval for...

12/07/2012 - 11:30am

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

OF THE THREE fastest-growing counties in the state, Madison County paid the most for engineering work last year.

Madison, Rankin and DeSoto counties all border metropolitan cities...

12/07/2012 - 11:24am

There will soon be a new place for dogs to run free and socialize with other dogs. That place will be called Bree’s Bark Park, and it is being built by CARA, or Community Animal Rescue and Adoption of Mississippi. CARA board member Ann...

12/07/2012 - 10:45am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

Police are out in full force this year to make sure Northsiders have a safe and happy Christmas.

The holiday shopping season officially kicked off on Black Friday, with some stores...