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Local News

07/25/2012 - 9:45am

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

DESPITE A THREE PERCENT jump in Madison County’s total assessed value this year, supervisors say the coming year’s budget will still be a challenge.

“This...

07/25/2012 - 9:42am

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff  Writer

STUDENTS head back to school next month for the 2012-13 academic year.

When students return to the classroom, they’ll notice several changes, from more technology to new...

07/24/2012 - 11:27am

The law offices of Richard C. Roberts III announce that attorney David Bridges has been named a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. 

 

Sherribeth Farmer has joined the Citizens National Bank’...

07/18/2012 - 2:43pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

WORK ON A new playground at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland should start any day now, Recreation and Parks Director Chris Chance said.

Officials awarded the bid for the playground two...

07/18/2012 - 2:40pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE FIRST BIT of milestone work on the new I-55 interchange in Madison and Ridgeland should be done right around the August 3 deadline, one official said.

“It’s going to...

07/18/2012 - 2:38pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

A PROPOSED LANDFILL in south Madison County might not be dead, but it appears to be mostly dead for now.

Last week the permit board for the Mississippi Department for Environmental...

07/18/2012 - 2:35pm

ONE SUSPECT had bonded out and two others were behind bars last week following the burglary of a Northside home.

On July 9, Jackson police arrested Ontario Williams, 18, Nokoyea Clayton, 18, and a juvenile, all of Jackson, for...

07/18/2012 - 2:29pm

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT of Justice has approved new district lines for Hinds County.

The lines, which were passed by the board of supervisors in early 2011, will now be implemented....

07/18/2012 - 2:26pm

WEATHER PENDING, work on Redbud Road is expected to wrap up in the next couple of weeks, less than three months after the city of Jackson approved closing off the street. “The curb and center isle have been constructed but we are...

07/18/2012 - 2:05pm

Road construction started last week on a damaged section of the Natchez Trace Parkway at milepost 94.8, south of Ridgeland.   This section has been closed since March due to a failure in the road base that made the road unsafe for...

07/18/2012 - 2:01pm

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

WHAT DOES it take to get a building permit?

How long does it take to get a property approved?

It all depends on the contractor and how long construction takes, say Jackson...

07/18/2012 - 1:16pm

John Maxwell is using his skills on and off the stage to share his spirituality with others and raise awareness about issues affecting the community. The Northside actor will soon be presenting  his play, “Buck-Nekkid for Jesus,...

07/18/2012 - 1:09pm

USUALLY WHEN Denson Robinson talks to the media, he’s pretty matter of fact.

But when he starts talking about the city of Madison’s volunteer fire department, even he says he gets “passionate.”

Robinson...

07/18/2012 - 1:04pm

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff  Writer

NEIGHBORS should no longer have to worry about cutting the grass at a home on Sheffield Drive.

Jackson city officials say they’ve reached an agreement with the owner of...

07/18/2012 - 12:58pm

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

THE CITIES OF Madison and Ridgeland both saw growth in their total assessed values this year.

After a 2.6 percent drop last year, Ridgeland’s assessed value grew by 2.1...

07/17/2012 - 3:27pm

The S.M.A.R.T. chapter of Business Networking International (BNI) held an induction recently for 11 new members including Michael Barrett (Oce North America), Baron Hathaway (Mutual of Omaha), Chris Cockroft (Architectural Innovations), Brian...

07/10/2012 - 12:35pm

A NEW Medical OFFICE BUILDING being developed by Baptist Hospital and Landmark Healthcare Facilities is still on target to open in the spring of 2013.

“Everything’s moving along as scheduled,” said Baptist spokesman...

07/10/2012 - 12:25pm

WITH A CREEK eroding in Madison and a storage building in danger of falling in, the Madison County Board of Supervisors voted recently to express official interest in fixing the problem.

“This was kind of step one for our local...

07/10/2012 - 12:23pm

Residents in two Northside neighborhoods are being targeted by a scam artist who is attempting to take advantage of their good nature over the phone.

Authorities and neighborhood leaders are urging residents, if they’re contacted...

07/10/2012 - 12:14pm

textingleader.com won the 2012 Mississippi Technology Alliance’s New Venture Challenge. MTA is a nonprofit organization with the mission to drive innovation and technology-based economic development for the State of Mississippi. Hall of...

07/10/2012 - 12:00pm

Jackson Crime

The Jackson Police Department received the following reports for:

Briarwood Drive, 300 block, business burglary, Family Dollar, June 19;

Cedarhurst Road, 500 block,...

07/10/2012 - 11:54am

PENDING APPROVAL from the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), Aberdeen-based Eutaw Construction Company will be doing the widening work on Lake Harbour Drive in Ridgeland.

Ridgeland officials awarded the project to Eutaw...

07/10/2012 - 11:51am

The Rotary Club of Jackson recently announced the winners of their 2012 Rotary Mentor Scholarships.  Each of the four recipients will recive $16,000 over a four-year period.  Each will also be mentored for the four years by a member...

07/10/2012 - 11:48am

Malcolm White, executive director of the Mississippi Arts Commission, recently spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson about the many aspects of the arts commission and Mississippi’s creative economy. Shown are (from left) John Dorsa,...

07/10/2012 - 11:39am

Dr. Larry D. Field, an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and elbow surgery and a partner at Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, was recently elected to serve on the Arthroscopy Association of North America’s...