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Local News

08/06/2014 - 8:35am
Smith-Wills Stadium on Lakeland Drive in Jackson could soon make way for a Costco Wholesale warehouse. 
The city of Jackson has been in meetings with leaders of the Washington state based company recently, which is...
08/01/2014 - 9:58am

NEW PRINCIPALS, new technology, and even a brand-new school are among the changes that Northside students will see in this school year. 

The Redeemer’s School, located at Redeemer Church PCA on East Northside Drive, will...

08/01/2014 - 9:51am

WRIGHT’S MILL and another subdivision in Madison are expanding, with preliminary plats approved at the July 15 Board of Aldermen meeting.

Phase six of Wright’s Mill will be located north of Culley’s Stand and will...

08/01/2014 - 9:46am

Nancy Batson is president of the Historical Society of Ridgeland. She and her husband, James, have lived in Ridgeland since 1980 and have three grown children. Batson recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks about the historical...

08/01/2014 - 9:42am

THE LAND CAN KILL YOU.

That’s what Michael Yerger’s grandfather used to say to him. The land will kill you – but if you learn the secrets of the Yazoo clay, when to dig and when not to dig, as the tenant farmers did a...

07/30/2014 - 9:45am
An engineer will help determine whether or not the city of Jackson raised water and sewer rates enough to cover its consent decree last year. 
The Jackson City Council is expected to decide next month on a proposal to hire...
07/30/2014 - 9:43am
Residents in Hinds and Madison counties will soon have a new way to get in touch with first responders during an emergency. 
The counties are planning to implement “next generation” technology. The technology...
07/30/2014 - 9:39am
The capital city experienced the second-greatest increase in assessed property values this year of municipalities in Hinds County, according to Tax Assessor Charles Stokes.
Overall, Hinds County’s assessed value grew 1.1...
07/30/2014 - 9:37am
A section of the Pearl River that has been under a contact advisory for months still isn’t safe for swimming or fishing, according to test results released by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).
And...
07/24/2014 - 1:00pm

Jackson police have recovered the vehicle involved in yesterday's attempted robbery in Fondren and armed robbery in Belhaven, and a person of interest has been developed in the case, according to Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan. ...

07/23/2014 - 4:01pm

RESIDENTS IN Belhaven are taking an extra precaution against crime by participating in classes to receive an enhanced concealed weapons permit.

Once the class is completed, the enhanced permit allows a person to carry a concealed...

07/23/2014 - 3:50pm

REUNION, CHERRY HILL Plantation, and other subdivisions could be affected by Entergy’s plans to install a large transmission line from south Madison County to near Clinton, county officials said.

In order to meet the growth of...

07/23/2014 - 3:47pm

THE MADISON ORGANIZATION of Neighborhood Associations (MONA) will hold its quarterly meeting Tuesday, July 29, with guest speaker John Sigman of the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV).

All Madison residents are welcome to...

07/23/2014 - 3:33pm

MADISON COUNTY Road Manager Lawrence Morris says his department has been spending its asphalt money on just that, despite a recent question from one county supervisor about where the money has gone.

“It was spent in asphalt, fill...

07/23/2014 - 3:28pm

A TARGET-ANCHORED shopping center is no longer coming to a site north of Highway 463 in Madison, but the developer is looking at another site nearby.

“We dropped the [original] site due to site development and PID [public...

07/23/2014 - 3:23pm

MADISON COUNTY has spent more than $2 million on the Parkway East Public Improvement District (PID) and will likely have a hard time getting its money back, with land not selling and litigation ongoing.

Due to recent resignations, the...

07/23/2014 - 3:21pm
Jackson police are still searching for the man they say was involved in an attempted robbery and armed robbery this morning. 
At around 10:30 this morning, a woman in Fondren was getting her children in her vehicle, when she...
07/23/2014 - 9:52am
Construction on a multimillion-dollar mixed-use development in Fondren could get under way in October. 
The project is known as the Meridian at Fondren, a $31 million development on Lakeland Drive that will include...
07/23/2014 - 9:51am
Engineers are now working to obtain easements for the Fondren Streetscape Project, and hope to begin construction on the work early next year.
“We hope to have the plans approved by the city (of Jackson) and MDOT by the end...
07/23/2014 - 9:49am
The Jason Walton era has begun at Jackson Preparatory School. Walton began as head of school on July 1, replacing longtime head of school Susan Lindsay. Walton, a fourth-generation Mississippian and fourth-generation educator, holds bachelor...
07/23/2014 - 9:46am
A decision made nearly 1,000 miles away will likely have a major impact on future road projects for the Northside. 
Last week, Congress passed a short-term fix for the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), a federal fund that helps pay...
07/23/2014 - 9:45am
Northsiders soon won’t have to go out of town to catch a movie.
An eight-screen movie theater will be one of the prominent features of the District at Eastover, a multimillion-dollar mixed-use development going up in...
07/21/2014 - 8:06am

Jackson Police Chief Lindsey Horton retired from the Jackson Police Department this morning, handing in his letter of resignation to Mayor Tony Yarber. Horton is a 30-year veteran with the force and has been chief for a little more than a year...

07/16/2014 - 9:47am

ROBINSON SPRINGS Road could be bid out this fall for a resurfacing project, according to Madison County Engineer Rudy Warnock.

Design work is about 70 percent complete, and all field work is finished for the project, Warnock told the...

07/16/2014 - 9:32am

BESIDES THE NISSAN PLANT in Canton, which will start paying full taxes on some assets this year, Gluckstadt saw the most growth in assessed values in Madison County last year, said Tax Assessor Gerald Barber.

Barber presented the...