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Local News

04/03/2014 - 12:57pm

THE CITY OF MADISON already has 13 vendors signed up for its first-ever farmers market, to be held at the red caboose on Main Street starting May 13.

“The interest in it is phenomenal,” said Robin McCrory, Madison’s...

04/03/2014 - 12:53pm

THE MADISON COUNTY Board of Supervisors recently approved two preliminary plats for subdivisions just outside the city of Madison.

Camden Crossing of Caroline phase five will contain 60 lots, each measuring about 10,000 square feet or...

04/03/2014 - 12:48pm

WORK HAS PAUSED on a new southbound exit ramp at I-55 and Gluckstadt Road as construction crews wait for warmer weather.

In the meantime, workers with Joe Magee Construction have been pouring concrete for a new bridge at the...

04/03/2014 - 12:46pm

Searching for Cars

Jackson police are looking for vehicles involved in two separate incidents on the Northside.

Police say one vehicle, a small blue sports utility vehicle, was involved in a string of door...

04/01/2014 - 3:25pm

18 March 1945, 0300: The morning started early at the Great Ashfield air field. Wake up at 3 a.m., crew mission briefing, chow line, flight line for pre-flight and weapons checks, take off. It would be the biggest mission of the year for the...

03/26/2014 - 1:47pm

Lawmakers could bring an end to a rebate program that has cost the state some $154 million in sales tax revenues to date, just a little more than a year after the program was overwhelmingly approved by the House and Senate.

The...

03/26/2014 - 1:45pm

LAKE HARBOUR Drive probably won’t be finished until May, Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee said.

Eutaw Construction is still working on a widening project on Lake Harbour from Northpark Drive to Highway 51. Crews are building what will...

03/26/2014 - 1:39pm

A number of questions still remain unanswered, but efforts to save a popular summer destination on the Northside appear to be paying off.

Since it was formed weeks ago, “Friends of the Briarwood Pool” has raised...

03/26/2014 - 1:30pm

Lost Rabbit Improvements

IMPROVEMENTS to a sidewalk, curb and gutter are on tap for an ailing intersection at Lost Rabbit.

The Madison County Board of Supervisors recently awarded a bid for the small project...

03/26/2014 - 1:24pm

Lindsey Horton has been police chief of Jackson for about eight months. Horton, who is a graduate of Jackson Public Schools and Jackson State University, worked his way up through the ranks since joining the Jackson...

03/26/2014 - 1:17pm

Thirteen candidates, only one will win.

Several candidates have qualified for the special election for Jackson mayor, following the sudden death of former Mayor Chokwe Lumumba.

Running for the...

03/26/2014 - 1:14pm

THE RIDGELAND Board of Aldermen approved a resolution of intent last week to issue $17 million in general obligation bonds over the next three to five years, with revenues to be spent on Colony Park Boulevard and part of a new city center....

03/11/2014 - 3:26pm

IF YOU DRIVE PAST the unassuming gated entrance to Sunnybrook Children’s Home in Ridgeland, you probably won’t see any kids playing outside.

But this year, Sunnybrook’s 50th year caring for children who have been...

03/11/2014 - 3:23pm

THE MADISON COUNTY Board of Supervisors has changed its mind about how much money the county’s economic development authority, MCEDA, should be allowed to borrow.

Last week the board voted unanimously to rescind its resolution of...

03/11/2014 - 3:14pm

Dr. Clay Hays is a member of the board of trustees with the Mississippi Medical Association (MSMA). He is the immediate past secretary and serves as a delegate for Mississippi to the American Medical Association. He recently spoke to the...

03/11/2014 - 3:08pm

Although the Museum to Market Trail is still in the engineering phases, the project itself is picking up steam.

The city of Jackson recently received a $300,000 grant for the second phase of the trail, and has plans in the works to...

03/11/2014 - 2:59pm

Sam Cole, a retired investment advisor and Northsider, is the 2013 recipient of the Jim Livesay Award that is presented by Millsaps College.

Cole received the award because his love of Millsaps and spirit of volunteerism, leadership...

03/08/2014 - 8:05am

AS MADISON COUNTY officials determine how to get their state-aid road funds reinstated, questions remain about how the county got out of compliance with state-aid standards to begin with – and whether three supervisors used the problem to...

03/08/2014 - 7:52am

A study commissioned to determine the feasibility of a flood control option for the Pearl River should be completed by June.

The study of the One Lake Project is being funded by the Pearl River Vision Foundation (PRVF), a nonprofit set...

03/08/2014 - 7:49am

THE SPENDING keeps growing for the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA): a $1.2 million contract here, $400,000 there, and most recently a pre-cleared bond issue for up to $10 million.

Also, a proposed bill in the...

03/08/2014 - 7:45am

Property crimes were down almost across the board last year in Precinct Four, while violent crimes shot up.

Figures provided by the Jackson Police Department show  2,277 crimes were reported in Precinct Four in 2013, a three-...

03/08/2014 - 7:42am

A YEAR AGO, St. Andrew’s senior Chloe Sumrall was torn between pursuing international business and pre-med in college.

She and her family talked about it on the way to lunch at Burgers and Blues one day – and then, before...

03/07/2014 - 8:17am

Kathleen O’Beirne is chair of the board of directors for the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi. She is an attorney with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP and lives in Fondren with her husband, Ryan, and two sons, Thomas and James...

03/07/2014 - 8:11am

Baptist Hospital’s plans to transform six blocks of property in Greater Belhaven into a mixed-use development appear to be coming together.

Work recently wrapped up on the Belhaven, a mixed-use medical office and retail building...

03/07/2014 - 8:05am

County Hires Consultants

MADISON COUNTY has contracted with a Ridgeland-based consulting and training firm for up to $10,000 to train county personnel.

The Whitten Group previously...