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Local News

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...

05/30/2013 - 11:26am

GLUCKSTADT, Germany, is half a world away, but a few residents of the Gluckstadt on our continent are interested in displaying the area’s German roots as new businesses and buildings move in.

“It should be done in a certain...

05/30/2013 - 11:22am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

A BAPTISTERY, a fellowship hall, and more Sunday school classrooms will soon complete the campus of Grace Bible Church, located on Highland Colony Parkway south of the traffic circle in...

05/30/2013 - 11:21am

Rev. Carol Spencer is a member of the executive committee of Working Together Jackson (WTJ). She was one of the founders of the Amos network, named after the Biblical profit, the predecessor of WTJ. Spencer lives in North Jackson with her...

05/30/2013 - 11:08am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

New Summit School’s motto is “students reaching new heights.”

They’ll soon be able to reach for their goals in new classrooms and a new gymnasium.

...

05/30/2013 - 11:06am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE NORTHBAY Property Owners Association (POA) now controls all the land that made up the former Northbay Country Club Golf Course, but for now the greens and golf-cart paths will serve as...

05/30/2013 - 11:04am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

Neighborhoods on the Northside are still interested in public access gates.

Four Northeast Jackson neighborhoods have applied for public access devices, with one gate already being...

05/30/2013 - 11:00am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

A WIDENING PROJECT on Old Canton Road in Madison could start in nine to 12 months, Madison Public Works Director Denson Robinson said. 

Madison still has to buy the necessary...

05/30/2013 - 10:55am

By Anthony Warren

Sun Staff Writer

A woman’s purse being stolen recently at the I-55 North Kroger is among crimes being investigated by the Jackson police.

On May 21, a woman was loading groceries in her vehicle...

05/30/2013 - 10:52am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

One of the best private day schools in the United States is right here on the Northside, at least according to a recent poll.

The Best Schools recently named St. Andrew’s...

05/16/2013 - 10:54am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

WITH A NEW Madison County Board of Supervisors in place and federal funding all but dried up, it looks like widening a portion of Highway 463 is no longer a matter of politics but of money....

05/16/2013 - 10:50am

An affluent Chinese national with high blood pressure could help boost the local economy.

Northsiders are leading the effort to make Jackson the next hot spot for medical tourism.

Dr. Zilin Wang, a native of China who now...

05/16/2013 - 10:46am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

Quentin Whitwell’s plan to turn Parham Bridges Park into a world-class tennis center continues to gain momentum.

Less than a month after learning that the Mississippi...

05/16/2013 - 10:43am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY has too many roads that need repaving and not enough money – at least probably not in this budget year.

The board of supervisors issued $7 million in bonds in...

05/16/2013 - 10:38am

Vince Gordon is area director for Young Life Inner City Jackson (Urban Young Life). Gordon is a 1982 graduate of Lanier High School and a 10-year veteran of the United States Navy. He recently spoke to Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about the...

05/16/2013 - 10:22am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY supervisors say they would still consider possible budget increases for departments in the coming fiscal year, though they voted unanimously last week to ask department heads...