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News

12/05/2013 - 12:36pm

Criminals beware! Police are increasing patrols in neighborhoods across the Northside.

The Jackson Police Department has stepped up efforts, increasing patrols throughout residential areas during Christmas and the holiday season.

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12/05/2013 - 12:34pm

THANKSGIVING, Christmas and New Year’s are busy, fun-filled times of the year, but for many people the holidays bring a seasonal bout of depression.

Madison resident Vivian Gibson, who says she has learned to live a normal life...

12/05/2013 - 12:32pm

Eleven new townhouses, the last portion of the Belhaven mixed-use development, are going in now, and construction on them is expected to wrap up early next year, according to officials close to the project.

The Belhaven is a $55...

12/05/2013 - 10:33am

Trecina Green is associate superintendent for the office of instructional enhancement with the Mississippi Department of Education. She recently spoke to Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about the new Common Core state standards being...

12/05/2013 - 10:30am

If one Northside lawmaker has his way, motorists will no longer have to get inspection stickers.

In 2014, District 66 Rep. Cecil Brown will again propose a measure doing away with the statute that requires motorists to obtain an annual...

12/05/2013 - 10:26am

When Jackson pledged a million dollars to help repair Thalia Mara Hall, Northsiders probably had no idea they’d be contributing to that pledge directly.

As it turns out, anybody purchasing a ticket to a  Thalia Mara event...

12/05/2013 - 10:24am

OFFICIALS SAY per-pupil spending in public schools does not necessarily correlate with student performance.

The Sun obtained data from the 2011-12 statewide superintendents report that shows DeSoto County spending the least amount per...

12/04/2013 - 1:45pm

Madison Central recently presented its homecoming court. Senior Carolyn Halford was crowned queen during the school’s 23rd annual homecoming festivities.  Halford is the daughter of Tom and Jan Halford.  She was...

12/04/2013 - 1:44pm

The First Presbyterian Day School swim team was named elementary division champion and overall runner-up at the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Annual Swim Championship. Fourth, fifth and sixth-grade boys...

12/04/2013 - 1:42pm

Winners of the Ridgeland High School 12th annual Titan Talent Show are (from left)  first-place winners Fatima Bracamonte, Kanesha Banks, Heather Van Horn and Shelby Baldwin who were members of the group 421; second place...

12/04/2013 - 1:41pm

Jackson Academy junior high soccer players receiving awards for their contributions are (from left)  Erin Hederman – Promising Youth;  Emma Ward – Best Offense;  Avery Hederman – MVP;  and...

12/04/2013 - 1:37pm

Madison Ridgeland Academy fifth-graders researched different animals that live at the Global Wildlife Center in Folsom, La., before attending a field trip to see them in their habitat. Shown are students (from left, back) Chesley...

12/04/2013 - 1:32pm

Jackson Prep's Madrigal Singers will perform several times throughout the holidays and will travel to New York to perform at Carnegie Hall in January. Shown are Madeleine Porter, Amy Woods, Hannah Herrin, Alex Goldstein, Dakota...

12/04/2013 - 1:31pm

The Jackson Prep alumni council will host the annual alumni Christmas party December 12 in the home of Jan and Johnny Wade.  Helping plan the party are council members (from left, back) Bob Waller (1976), Leslie Herrington...

12/04/2013 - 1:30pm

St. Anthony Catholic School students elected officers of the 2013-2014 Student Council are (from left) Hailey Desai, secretary; Mary Grace Stewart, treasurer; Katherine Cowger, president; Morrissey Claire Harmon, historian; and...

12/04/2013 - 1:28pm

Students in a three-year-old class at Trinity Preschool enjoyed learning about the First Thanksgiving by making traditional headbands and necklaces and celebrating with a feast. Shown are (from left, standing) Campbell Dale, Avery...

12/04/2013 - 1:27pm

Christ Covenant School 2013-2014 third and fourth-grade football team members are (from left, back) Hudson James, Ethan Hendry, Wilson Eatherly, Wes Fowler, Wat Rutledge, Coach Clint Pentecost; (middle row) Coulson Mars, Caleb...

12/04/2013 - 1:26pm

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School fourth-graders who recently served as acolytes during the lower school’s weekly Big Chapel are (from left) Evan Champney, Anthony Jasinski, Abigail Gaylor, Taylor Grigsby, Liam Galaty, Jane...

12/04/2013 - 1:25pm

Noah Tidwell, (center) shown with his parents Tonya and Jody Tidwell, was awarded the rank of Eagle at a recent Court of Honor held by Boy Scout Troop 18 of First Presbyterian Jackson. He is an 11th-grade student at Jackson Prep...

12/04/2013 - 1:23pm

The St. Joseph Catholic School cross country team recently participated in the Region 3 competition at Mississippi College. Shown are members of the girls team (from left) Elise Sheldrick, Katherine Mangialardi, and Anna Edge, who...

12/04/2013 - 1:21pm

During the Coding for Teachers workshop at Highland Elementary, Ridgeland teachers and students complete a coding assignment using Scratch, a computer programming platform developed by MIT for elementary school students. Shown are...

11/21/2013 - 8:21am

To celebrate the 50th day of school, St. Anthony Catholic School second-graders dressed the part and visited Brent’s Drugs for old-fashioned hamburgers and ice cream. Shown are (from left, back) Principal Angela Brunini,...

11/21/2013 - 8:20am

Madison Central announces that 50 students received AP Scholar awards in 2013. The average score earned by these students was 3.7. The AP Program offers several awards and recognizes high school students who have demonstrated...

11/21/2013 - 8:19am

City of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba and transition team members Rocky Wilkins and Barry Howard had lunch recently at Jackson Academy with members of the JA administrative team and JA’s board of trustees chair, John Lundy....

11/21/2013 - 8:18am

Christ Covenant School 2013-2014 Student Council members are (from left, back) Maya Mabry, Kathryn McCullouch, Ellie Campbell, Aidan Creel, Joseph Clarke, Mary Patton Murphy, Isabel Kokko, Seth Albritton, Avery Bryant; (front)...