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Local News

08/02/2012 - 11:54am

Hinds County Circuit Judge Jeff Weill has scored a pretty clear victory in his efforts to keep criminal cases flowing into his courtroom.

On Friday, the Mississippi Supreme Court stayed an order by Senior Circuit Judge Tomie Green...

08/02/2012 - 11:52am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

POTHOLES HAVE BEEN a good thing for Mike Upton.

Upton, who owns four Upton Tire Pros service centers in the tri-county area, has one or two customers a week whose cars are damaged...

08/02/2012 - 11:41am

Madison Crime

The Madison Police Department received the following reports for:

East Hill Drive, identity theft, July 21;

Highway 51, petit larceny, July 23;

Maplewood Drive, petit larceny, July 22;

...

08/02/2012 - 11:37am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE CITY OF MADISON is combining three of its departments into one.

Economic development, community development, and building and permits will now be three divisions of one department...

08/02/2012 - 11:32am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

WORK HAS BEGUN on a new, free standing Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry store at Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland.

Plans call for the store to open in time for Valentine’s Day...

08/02/2012 - 11:26am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

SEISMIC TESTING to be conducted in and around the city of Madison this fall will be a calm, non-intrusive process, officials with Denbury Resources said last week.

Representatives...

08/02/2012 - 11:23am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff WRiter

The LeFleur East Foundation hasn’t given up on the Creekmore House.

Now, it’s up to the Jackson City Council to determine the home’s future.

The council is...

08/02/2012 - 10:52am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

For 30 years, New Stage Theatre hasn’t complied with the city of Jackson’s zoning ordinance.

A recent push to have the theater’s property rezoned to neighborhood...

08/02/2012 - 8:56am

SEVERAL NORTHSIDE schools are finishing up or still working on construction and improvement projects as classes begin this semester.

At Madison County Schools, “construction’s hot and heavy right now,” said newly...

08/02/2012 - 8:53am

 

DESPITE LESS IN state funding, Madison County Schools 2012-2013 budget has no tax hike and a (small) pay raise for teachers.

Funding from the state has been reduced from $51 million to $46 million for the district,...

08/01/2012 - 11:56am

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff  Writer

Ward Seven Councilwoman Margaret Barrett-Simon said there’s no silver bullet to address the capital city’s road problems.

Jackson has 1,600 miles of roadway, of...

07/31/2012 - 2:12pm

Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) won a national Edward R. Murrow Award for Best News Series with reporter Sandra Knispel’s stories on the tornado-torn town of Smithville. The four-part series tells the story of Smithville’s...

07/25/2012 - 10:43am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

IF YOU BUILD IT, they will come.

In the case of the daycare facility at First Baptist Church of Ridgeland, people have come in droves – to the tune of more than 100 families on...

07/25/2012 - 10:40am

GERMANTOWN Middle School and The Veritas School are welcoming a new principal and a new headmaster in time for the fall semester.

At Germantown Middle, located in Gluckstadt, former Madison Central assistant principal Richard Burge...

07/25/2012 - 10:33am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

THE STATE’S HIGH court is expected to rule any day now on a proposal that would prevent two Hinds County circuit judges from hearing criminal cases.

On June 27, the county...

07/25/2012 - 10:29am

Madison Crime

The Madison Police Department received the following reports for:

Bonne Terre Boulevard, identity theft, July 10;

David Drive, identity theft, June 20;

Fairfield Circle, identity theft, June 20...

07/25/2012 - 10:27am

By RYAN RILEY

Sun Intern

MISSIONARY WORK in Brazil is something Northsiders Joe and Helen Martin are very familiar with. Helen was born and raised in Brazil but came to the United States to finish high school in Georgia and...

07/25/2012 - 10:23am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE MAYORS OF Madison and Ridgeland are pleased with how the Madison County Board of Supervisors has allocated $6 million the county will receive from its settlement with the Mississippi...

07/25/2012 - 10:20am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

NORTHSIDERS will have a chance to sound off on Jackson’s redistricting plans next month.

A public hearing has been set for August 16 at the Jackson Medical Mall for residents...

07/25/2012 - 9:54am

Austin Brown is the new head principal at Madison Central High School. He was an assistant principal at MCHS for five years and previously taught history there for five years before spending last year as head principal of Sumner Hill Junior...

07/25/2012 - 9:49am

ST. DOMINIC’S hopes to have grass practice fields finished later this summer and a sports training center built by the end of the year at its sports and recreation complex north of Madison.

Three graded practice fields to be used...

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...