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News

04/23/2015 - 3:09pm
Flood insurance is expected to nearly double for some Northsiders in the next five years. 
Premiums for residents living in the flood plain increased between 15 and 18 percent on April 1, and are expected to increase the...
04/22/2015 - 4:05pm
After being delayed for several years, it appears that plans for the Hoy Road widening project in Madison are moving forward. 
The Madison board of aldermen recently approved a memorandum of understanding with the...
04/22/2015 - 4:02pm
Flood insurance is expected to nearly double for some Northsiders in the next five years. 
Premiums for residents living in the flood plain increased between 15 and 18 percent on April 1, and are expected to increase the...
04/22/2015 - 4:01pm
Bill Blackwell was recently named chief operations officer of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Blackwell is no stranger to Jackson. He previously served 12 years as general manager of the Jackson Mets and the Jackson Generals....
04/22/2015 - 3:59pm
The city of Jackson’s fears of being sued if they prohibit an Oxford House from operating in an affluent Northeast Jackson neighborhood do not appear to be unfounded. 
Oxford House recently filed suit against a New...
04/22/2015 - 3:57pm
It’s an election year, but don’t look to the district attorneys of Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties to tell you their conviction rates. 
The top criminal prosecutors for the two judicial districts don’t...
04/22/2015 - 3:55pm
Property crimes are down on the Northside, while violent crimes are slightly up.
For the first three months of the year, violent crimes in Precinct Four were up 6.3 percent, while property crime were down 22.7 percent, according...
04/22/2015 - 3:54pm
Questions still remain regarding the future of the Siemens contract and the work to install some 65,000 water meters across the city of Jackson. 
Public Works Director Kishia Powell ordered Siemens to stop installing meters...
04/22/2015 - 10:02am

Mr. and Mrs. John Raleigh Cutrer of Ridgeland announce the engagement of their daughter, Mallory Elizabeth Cutrer, to Devin Levi Cooper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Scott Bazley and the late Dr. Robert Lee Cooper of Lexington, Mo.

The...

04/22/2015 - 9:51am

Dr. and Mrs. Johnny Dee Neely of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Marie Neely, to Harley McDonald White, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Branch White of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., and Mrs. Jamie McDonald White of Fairhope...

04/22/2015 - 9:43am

Elizabeth Eudora White and Todd Michael Jacob were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. November 22, at Saint Luke’s United Methodist Church. The service was officiated by the Rev. Holmes Stanford Adams Jr. Assisting as deacon was the Rev....

04/22/2015 - 8:56am

After being delayed for several years, it appears that plans for the Hoy Road widening project in Madison are moving forward.

The Madison board of aldermen recently approved a memorandum of understanding with the Mississippi Department...

04/22/2015 - 8:50am

A new technology firm coming to the Northside won’t only mean new jobs.

It will also mean reduced flooding and possibly lower flood insurance rates for residents living along Eubanks Creek.

The city of Jackson will soon...

04/22/2015 - 8:32am

The city of Jackson’s fears of being sued if they prohibit an Oxford House from operating in an affluent Northeast Jackson neighborhood do not appear to be unfounded.

Oxford House recently filed suit against a New Jersey city for...

04/22/2015 - 8:29am

Bill Blackwell was recently named chief operations officer of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Blackwell is no stranger to Jackson. He previously served 12 years as general manager of the Jackson Mets and the Jackson Generals...

04/22/2015 - 8:27am

It’s an electionyear, but don’t look to the district attorneys of Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties to tell you their conviction rates.

The top criminal prosecutors for the two judicial districts don’t keep the...

04/22/2015 - 8:25am

Property crimes are down on the Northside, while violent crimes are slightly up.

For the first three months of the year, violent crimes in Precinct Four were up 6.3 percent, while property crime were down 22.7 percent, according to...

04/22/2015 - 8:23am

Questions still remain regarding the future of the Siemens contract and the work to install some 65,000 water meters across the city of Jackson.

Public Works Director Kishia Powell ordered Siemens to stop installing meters in February...

04/15/2015 - 4:46pm
More than $7 million in road work is slated for south Madison County. 
The Madison County Board of Supervisors recently approved advertising for bids for three projects. 
The county is anticipating spending...
04/15/2015 - 4:45pm
Madison County officials say they were close to reaching a deal with the city of Ridgeland regarding the payment of $1 million for the Lake Harbour Drive widening project. 
“I believe that a deal is pending on...
04/15/2015 - 4:44pm
Dina Ray is director of the Mississippi chapter of March of Dimes, an organization dedicated to improving the health of mothers and babies and reducing premature births and infant mortality. 
She has been in the metro area...
04/15/2015 - 4:41pm
Northside lawmakers had a roughly five percent success rate in seeing bills signed into law during the 2015 Legislative session. 
While the amount might seem small, lawmakers say their effectiveness shouldn’t be...
04/15/2015 - 4:40pm
A RECENTLY REZONED commercial property in Gluckstadt could feature “fast casual” restaurants, bakeries, ice cream and coffee shops, but no fast food, gas stations or convenience stores, said a nearby resident. 
...
04/15/2015 - 4:39pm
Rick Eads has known Rice Road needed repaving for a long time. 
The Ridgeland resident who lives at the corner of Rice and the entrance of the Wendover subdivision, said potholes in the road have caused him to blow out tires...
04/15/2015 - 4:35pm
The Jackson City Council still had questions last week regarding the mayor’s request to issue a state of emergency on its roads and water lines.
In particular, members spoken to by the Sun were worried that the...