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Local News

01/21/2015 - 4:33pm
Jackson police say the vandal who spray-painted the front of Bellwether Church last week is the same guy that tagged Jackson Academy (JA) late last year.
On the early morning hours of January 16, a suspect spray-painted several...
01/21/2015 - 4:30pm
A measure being proposed by Northside Sen. David Blount could help neighborhoods across the state better supplement the services provided by local government. 
Blount is authoring a bill that would revive a law allowing for...
01/21/2015 - 4:30pm
A measure being proposed by Northside Sen. David Blount could help neighborhoods across the state better supplement the services provided by local government. 
Blount is authoring a bill that would revive a law allowing for...
01/21/2015 - 4:29pm
A measure being proposed by Northside Sen. David Blount could help neighborhoods across the state better supplement the services provided by local government. 
Blount is authoring a bill that would revive a law allowing for...
01/21/2015 - 4:27pm
Northsiders likely will oppose plans of developers to rezone the now defunct Colonial Country Club on Old Canton Road. 
It’s not that Northsiders are opposed to the club being redeveloped. 
It’s...
01/21/2015 - 4:20pm
Sherard Shaw is remembered for much more than coaching the first football team at Jackson Academy (JA) to win a high school state championship.
He was known as a friend and as someone who helped turn teenage boys into men....
01/20/2015 - 5:26pm
Neighborhoods with multiple entrances rejoice!
Members of the Jackson City Council say they’re willing to consider expanding the ordinance allowing for public access gates. 
Council members Margaret...
01/20/2015 - 3:50pm

TWO REZONING CASES at the intersection of Gluckstadt and Bozeman/Catlett roads are a prime example of how the Gluckstadt area is changing, said Madison County Zoning Administrator Scott Weeks.

 “I’m 45, and I remember...

01/14/2015 - 3:55pm

A ZONING APPEAL will be held February 17 to determine whether a Madison County grocery-store owner can add gas pumps to his store, which has been operating for years on land zoned for residential use.

Raman Preet Singh’s store...

01/14/2015 - 3:43pm

TWO NORTHSIDERS recently received a national award for disclosing bad practices at the Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson - but no  hospital official has faced serious consequences, and reforms are still needed.

Todd...

01/14/2015 - 3:38pm

THE CITY OF RIDGELAND plans to put in a crosswalk at a high-traffic intersection on Old Canton Road, along with installing some curb ramps along a portion of the busy thoroughfare.

“The biggest part is the Old Canton and Pine...

01/14/2015 - 3:34pm

RIDGELAND HAS DENIED one request from an apartment complex to keep all of its units, and has more than a dozen similar requests in the pipeline from other complexes.

Approximately 15 complexes are out of compliance with city zoning...

01/14/2015 - 3:28pm

Sammy Moon is coordinator of the Mississippi Association of Grantmakers (MAG), which provides support and services for philanthropic foundations. He and his partner, Jeffrey Karer, live in Fondren. Moon recently spoke with Sun staff writer...

01/14/2015 - 3:25pm

THREE ROAD OVERLAYS at the heart of a legal settlement between Madison County and the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) could go to bid this fall, said County Engineer Rudy Warnock.

Waggoner Engineering is working on the...

01/14/2015 - 3:22pm

A NEW FIRE STATION and proposed commercial development will meet the needs of the growing Gluckstadt area, specifically near the Harvey Crossing and Deerfield subdivisions.

While the fire station won’t lower the Gluckstadt...

01/14/2015 - 11:15am
Whether residents will be able to have a beer at an establishment in Fondren will be among measures voted on at an upcoming planning board meeting in Jackson. 
The Jackson Planning Board will  decide a number of...
01/14/2015 - 11:14am
PARTS OF LOHO have been dug up recently, in part, to fix a leaking natural gas pipeline.
Atmos  Energy has been in the Northside neighborhood recently making repairs to a pipeline, following the completion of a survey to...
01/14/2015 - 11:13am
The state recently completed its inspection of the city of Jackson’s water system, and the biggest problem spotted by the agency had nothing to do with the quality or management of the system. 
Instead, the city’...
01/14/2015 - 11:11am
A security meeting in Belhaven has taken on a greater sense of urgency following a shooting in the community last week.
The Greater Belhaven Security Association (GBSA) and Greater Belhaven Neighborhood Foundation (GBNF) are...
01/14/2015 - 11:09am
A fence between the parking lots of Duling Hall and Woodland Hills Baptist Church and Fondren Church will soon be coming down. 
And, as a result, parking in the Fondren business district could soon be much easier. ...
01/14/2015 - 11:08am
Another concern has arisen as a result of the new water meters being installed across Jackson. 
But this time it’s not the meters themselves, but rather the new meter covers that were installed at some homes when work...
01/13/2015 - 9:47am
Northsiders are mourning the loss of Carolyn Temple, who passed away last night (January 12) at University of Mississippi Medical Center. 
Temple was the victim of a shooting and armed robbery on January 7 in Belhaven....
01/07/2015 - 5:23pm

RIDGELAND ALDERMEN recently approved a final plat for phase one of the Maison Bleu subdivision, located off East Jackson Street between the Trace Station shopping center and the Trace Ridge neighborhood.

Phase one has 33 lots, mostly...

01/07/2015 - 5:21pm

THE MADISON ORGANIZATION of Neighborhood Associations (MONA) is working through leadership changes following the death of former chairman Carl Crawford in November.

Former MONA vice chair Paul Tankersley is the new chairman, but little...

01/07/2015 - 5:12pm

MADISON UNITED METHODIST Church hopes to break ground on new construction early this year in order to reach new people for Christ, said Senior Pastor Jim Genesse.

“That’s our purpose. And we are simply out of space. Every...