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Local News

06/20/2012 - 1:19pm

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

A RECENT bond refinancing will save the city of Jackson approximately $3.3 million over the course of the next two years.

The savings will be used to make repairs to the capital city...

06/20/2012 - 1:16pm

JACKSON POLICE were still looking for a car last week that was stolen in an early morning robbery carjacking on the Northside.

On June 11, a man was getting into his vehicle in the 200 block of Edgewood Terrace when his car was taken...

06/20/2012 - 1:14pm

ONE JACKSON city councilman still wants stricter architectural and color guidelines for East County Line Road, despite the fact that he has little support from the city in getting them.

Last year, Ward One Councilman Quentin Whitwell...

06/20/2012 - 1:12pm

In the May 24 issue, the Sun misquoted the Rev. Keith Allen, rector at Holy Trinity Anglican Church.

The quote should have said that the word “Anglican” would remain in the official church name but had been removed from...

06/20/2012 - 1:12pm

In the May 24 issue, the Sun misquoted the Rev. Keith Allen, rector at Holy Trinity Anglican Church.

The quote should have said that the word “Anglican” would remain in the official church name but had been removed from...

06/20/2012 - 1:09pm

A PARTY HELD at Highland Village will mean new security cameras in LeFleur East.

LeFleur East has received a $2,000 grant from the Jackson Police Foundation, money that will be used to help pay for new surveillance cameras to be placed...

06/20/2012 - 1:07pm

STAGNATION, not algae blooms, has been the cause of the foul-smelling water recently on the Northside.

Public Works Deputy Director David Willis said the city recently tested the water and learned that “chlorine levels were...

06/20/2012 - 12:31pm

 By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE CITY OF MADISON is keeping busy cleaning up unsightly yards and properties.

Two weeks ago, city officials held public hearings on four separate properties in need of work....

06/20/2012 - 12:28pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

STARTING IN mid-August, drivers should start thinking about alternate routes if they travel Pear Orchard Road in Ridgeland.

Thornton Construction Company will be replacing a ditch...

06/20/2012 - 12:23pm

Rick Dillard is the new  president of the Mississippi Wildlife Federation. He lives in Gluckstadt with his wife, Jocelyn, and two sons. Dillard has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Mississippi State University in fisheries...

06/20/2012 - 12:19pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY officials have gotten preliminary engineering approval for most of the state-aid road projects on the four-year road plan.

County Engineer Rudy Warnock told the board...

06/20/2012 - 12:10pm

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

THE MADISON COUNTY Board of Supervisors has let another developer reduce the minimum square footage in a residential development.

This time, however, it doesn’t appear...

06/20/2012 - 12:04pm

For years, businesses on Fortification Street have been on an island.

Two businessmen with shops on the busy corridor hope to provide a lifeboat.

Tasho Katsaboulas and Walt Wofford are forming the Buy Belhaven Merchants...

06/20/2012 - 11:58am

by ANTHONY WARREN
Sun Staff Writer
Quentin Whitwell believes Parham Bridges Park has a bright future.
A new nonprofit being formed by the Jackson city councilman could help that potential be realized.
Whitwell is...

06/19/2012 - 11:53am

Janie Newman, master gardener and owner of Picture Perfect, was a recent speaker at the Ridgeland 50's Plus Club. Her topic was "Herbs, Health, and Homedics."

 

The annual DHS Small Business Achievement...

06/12/2012 - 2:42pm

WAC Mary Leslie Thomas Townsend (center) is shown as the Color Guard led the
V-E Day parade in Paris, May 14, 1945, ahead of the troops. She was stationed in Paris during most of the war and survived the ‘buzz bombing’ of...

06/12/2012 - 2:34pm

There are more than 67,000 homeless veterans, and 1.5 million other veterans are considered at risk according to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans. The Youth Community Action Group is a community organization of Northside Drive. We...

06/12/2012 - 12:40pm

NORTH JACKSON residents will likely lose a seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives, but one Northside lawmaker won’t admit it.

Lawmakers recently approved new Senate and House district lines, based on information in the...

06/12/2012 - 12:30pm

THE CITY OF MADISON and the North Livingston Place Neighborhood Association are at odds over new zoning regulations in the area.

Last week city officials put an overlay on the land, comprising 175 acres along North Livingston Road just...

06/12/2012 - 12:26pm

Paul Tankersley is president of the Northbay Property Owners Association (POA) in Madison. He and his wife, Donna, have lived in Northbay since 1995. Tankersley recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks about Northbay.

...
06/12/2012 - 12:11pm

Local Jackson firm, E. Cornell Malone Corporation, is recognized by Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, with the 2012 Firestone Master Contractor Award.

 

McGlinchey Stafford PLLC announces that H. Hunter Twiford...

06/12/2012 - 11:59am

YEARS OF WORKING at the Mississippi State Capitol has appeared to pay off for District 29 Sen. David Blount.

In his first term, Blount had 13 bills signed into law, more than any other freshman senator in the 2008-11 class.

...

06/12/2012 - 11:57am

THE CITY OF RIDGELAND will save nearly a quarter of a million dollars over the next several years since city officials were recently able to refinance a 2004 bond issue.

Ridgeland taxpayers will save a total of $222,319.40 from the...

06/12/2012 - 11:55am

Dr. David Powe, (center) chief administrative officer and professor of health sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center recently spoke to the Lions Club of Madison. He is shown with Dr. Billy Thames, (left) past district governor...

06/12/2012 - 11:53am

The Fortification Street groundbreaking ceremony was held recently in Belhaven. Participating were (from left) Jackson Chief Administrative Officer Thelman Boyd, Greater Belhaven Foundation Executive Director Virgi Lindsay, Mayor Harvey...