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Local News

08/22/2013 - 11:00am
Raphael Semmes is a local musician and music coordinator for Saving Grace, the annual benefit for Grace House. The event is Thursday, August 22, at St. James Episcopal Church in Fondren.  Semmes has his own show, “Raphael Semmes...
08/22/2013 - 10:45am
 “So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.”(Psalms 90:12)
When I read this Scripture I am reminded of just how much time I waste. It seems that God would have us “number our...
08/22/2013 - 10:42am
WILD HOGS have made the short list of nuisance animals in Mississippi, and an August 26 meeting could determine the next steps to control the hog population.
The future of wild hogs is now under the authority of the Beaver...
08/22/2013 - 10:39am
By KATIE EUBANKS
Sun Staff Writer
TWO OR THREE people are already “lined up” to run for John Bell Crosby’s seat on the Madison County Board of Supervisors in 2015, said Madison County Conservative...
08/22/2013 - 10:37am
By KATIE EUBANKS
Sun Staff Writer
A CONFERENCE center, hotel, marina, and 18-hole golf course could be coming to the Ross Barnett Reservoir in Madison County.
Reservoir officials voted last week to...
08/22/2013 - 10:33am
By KATIE EUBANKS
Sun Staff Writer
CITY OFFICIALS on the Northside say they’re not sure they’ll follow the lead of the city of Pearl, which recently approved an ordinance requiring fire sprinklers and...
08/22/2013 - 10:31am
By ANTHONY WARREN
Sun Staff Writer
Roughly $35 million in work to address the city of Jackson’s $400 million consent decree is about to get started or is already under way. 
Last October, the...
08/21/2013 - 1:03pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THOUGH SCHOOL uniforms have been talked about in Madison County for the past several years, school district superintendent Ronnie McGehee said uniforms were not on the radar right now.

...
08/15/2013 - 11:01am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

Schools on the Northside are taking steps to make their environments safer for  students this fall.

Officials with several independent and parochial schools in the area have...

08/15/2013 - 10:58am

 HUNTERS, BOATERS, and upriver campers at the Ross Barnett Reservoir and Pearl River might not be able to recreate for free next year.

The Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV), the state agency that owns and manages the...

08/15/2013 - 10:54am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE NEW INTERCHANGE under construction at I-55 in Ridgeland and Madison will soon have a new contractor.

However, Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall said commuters...

08/15/2013 - 10:49am

Bob Rambo was recently named lead pastor at Christ United Methodist Church.  Rambo, a native of West Point, Miss., attended Wood College, Mississippi State University, and Memphis Theological Seminary, where he received a master’s of...

08/15/2013 - 10:32am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

TO THE SURPRISE of Madison County Engineer Rudy Warnock – and perhaps the majority of the county – bids for the overlay of Rice Road phase three came in far under budget.

...

08/15/2013 - 10:14am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE FACE of prostitution looked different than one might expect during the FBI’s recent sting operations in Ridgeland.

 As part of the federal agency’s nationwide...

07/12/2013 - 5:56am

The Rotary Club of North Jackson honors Jackson Police Department Precinct 4 officers each quarter for their exemplary conduct and performance of the duties as an officer of JPD Precinct 4 and their service to the community. They...

06/26/2013 - 12:24pm

The city of Ridgeland earned the first place Local Government Award 2013 from Keep Mississippi Beautiful for the Ridgeland Enhanced Recycling Program. Accepting the award at the 20th annual Keep Mississippi Beautiful awards...

06/26/2013 - 11:25am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

FIREWORKS, music, balloons and other festivities await Northsiders from tonight through July 4 as the area celebrates our nation’s independence.

First, the Jackson Chamber of...

06/26/2013 - 11:23am

KAYAKERS and others who enjoy the Ross Barnett Reservoir and Pearl River on a regular basis will often notice familiar faces lurking above the water – especially at night.

While there is no recorded instance of an alligator...

06/26/2013 - 11:14am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

If you have a traffic problem in North-east Jackson, don’t count on speed humps to solve it unless, of course, you applied to have humps installed more than a year ago.

The...

06/26/2013 - 11:03am

Denson Robinson is retiring June 30 as Madison Public Works director after 36 years of service with the city. He and his wife, Mary Etta, live in Madison and attend St. Joseph Catholic Church. They have two grown children and two granddaughters...

06/26/2013 - 10:43am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

Officials with Northminster Baptist Church are re-evaluating their “security situation” following an armed robbery at the church last week.

On Monday, June 14, three...

06/26/2013 - 10:41am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

A NEW MARINE Corps JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) building will crop up soon at the growing Germantown High School, located in Gluckstadt and now entering its third year.

...
06/18/2013 - 3:09pm

Mission Mississippi will celebrate 20 years of uniting the Body of Christ across racial and denominational lines with a celebration and worship service October 27 at JSU’s Veterans Memorial Stadium. As part of the event, a...

05/30/2013 - 11:31am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

 Mississippi State is back on top when it comes to popularity among the Northside’s newest high school graduates.

Two hundred seventy graduates have committed to MSU, with...

05/30/2013 - 11:29am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE CITIES OF Madison and Ridgeland are moving forward with plans to widen and build connector roads for the new I-55 interchange.

But like the interchange itself, the connector roads...