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News

07/09/2014 - 9:31am

REUNION continues to fill out, with two final plats in the subdivision approved by the Madison Board of Aldermen recently.

Waverly block J, phase two, and Glenwood block P, phase two, are located on Lake Village Drive, which encircles...

07/09/2014 - 9:17am

ROAD FUND RESERVES will likely help pay the salaries of 10 new road department workers in Madison County, which will cost an additional $310,000 a year.

Two of the original 10 hires have since been removed from the list; one because he...

07/09/2014 - 9:08am

THE NEW OWNER of Baymeadows Apartments in Ridgeland has asked the city to reconsider the zoning at the property.

Depending on the city’s answer, Baymeadows might not be around for much longer.

“In the 2014 zoning...

07/09/2014 - 9:01am

ON A WINDY DAY in Belhaven Park this spring, Chris Roebuck was onstage performing a romantic monologue from Shakespeare’s comedy “Much Ado About Nothing,” when a vase of flowers fell off a table on the set.

Still in...

07/09/2014 - 8:53am

A SEWER REROUTING project in Madison is still in the design phase, and officials have not determined a cost yet, said Public Works Director Whit Hawkins.

The city is planning to redirect a million gallons of wastewater per day from a...

07/09/2014 - 8:28am
Three more members have been appointed to the special oversight commission designed to oversee how Jackson can spend its one-percent sales tax. 
Last week, Mayor Tony Yarber appointed three individuals to the committee:...
07/09/2014 - 8:25am
The Hinds County Board of Supervisors is prepared to spend up to $25,000 to ensure the next radio system it purchases will be the best option for the county.
At its meeting on June 24, the board voted unanimously to hire New...
07/09/2014 - 8:23am
From infrastructure improvements to making Livingston Park a better place for recreation, Mayor Tony Yarber has big plans for the city of Jackson. The recently elected mayor recently spoke to Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about his plans to...
07/09/2014 - 8:19am
Plans to form a business improvement district or districts (BID) along East County Line Road are taking shape. 
Officials with the agency hired to conduct an evaluation of the area have narrowed down the district’s...
07/03/2014 - 8:56am

THE FINAL OUTCOME of the special election for Madison County Chancery Clerk could be decided before November, according to information provided by Board Attorney Mike Espy.

District 2 Supervisor Ronny Lott won the Republican nomination...

07/03/2014 - 8:46am

THE CITY OF MADISON expects to award a bid within the next month and a half for engineering on a multiuse path along Rice/Tisdale road.

An existing path along Madison Avenue will connect with the new path at the intersection with Rice...

07/03/2014 - 8:38am

IT’S OPEN!

Lake Harbour Drive in Ridgeland is no longer a crazy corridor of traffic jams, but four travel lanes and a turn lane.

“It’s like a dream,” said Mayor Gene McGee.

Although the road is...

07/03/2014 - 8:32am

ONCE LOST RABBIT becomes an Urban Renewal District (URD), a governing body will need to oversee it.

More than likely, that body will be a URD board, said Madison County Board Attorney Mike Espy.

“The statute allows the...

07/03/2014 - 8:27am

THE RIDGELAND Board of Alderman is pondering an application from The Gables Apartments to keep all existing units at the complex, despite having a higher density of apartments than the city allows.

“[The Gables has] an...

07/03/2014 - 8:24am

THREE RIDGELAND “fiberhoods,” including the Township and Bridgewater neighborhoods, will be among the first areas to get C Spire’s new ultra high-speed broadband Internet service this fall, a C Spire official said.

...

07/03/2014 - 8:21am

CONTRACTORS will probably bid on two state-aid road overlays in Madison County in 30 to 60 days, as County Engineer Rudy Warnock expected to receive a letter releasing state-aid funding at any time.

“[If we take bids in 60 days...

07/03/2014 - 8:18am

LOST RABBIT could be an urban renewal district (URD) by the end of summer, with three lawsuits coming to an end and public hearings starting Monday, July 7.

It appears that, at least unofficially, “everything has been settled and...

07/02/2014 - 9:55am
A new law that some said would have a major impact on the city’s one-cent tax has apparently had very little.
With five days remaining in the month of June, the Mississippi Department of Revenue (MDOR) told the Sun that it...
07/02/2014 - 9:52am
FIVE HOMICIDES have been reported on the Northside in the last 90 days, but Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan said the murders are isolated incidents.
“None of them are random incidents,” he said. “I can’t...
07/02/2014 - 9:49am
A new committee made up of Jackson residents and business leaders could help the Yarber administration better deal with code enforcement.
Susan Lunardini, owner of the Jackson-based Southern Consultants, has begun an ad-hoc...
07/02/2014 - 9:47am
The Mississippi Children’s Museum continues to be a busy place. Last week, the museum’s new Literacy Garden opened to the public. Susan Garrard, the museum’s president and CEO, spoke to Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about...
07/02/2014 - 9:45am
A study of the One Lake Project was slated to be completed this month, but the evaluation likely won’t wrap up until September, so says an official with the Rankin-Hinds Levee Board, the body overseeing the project.  
...
07/02/2014 - 9:35am
Advanced age and a lack of maintenance over the years has contributed to the hundreds of millions of dollars in sewer issues facing the capital city.
And the problems have been compounded by a lack of political will from city...
07/01/2014 - 2:36pm

Kindergarteners at First Presbyterian Day School dressed as their favorite characters in the Superkids Reading Program. Shown are (from left, back) Sam Sherman, Cooper Robinson, Ezra Splaingard, Jetson Hollingsworth, Keegan Blount...

07/01/2014 - 2:34pm

St. Andrew's Episcopal upper school students who received book awards for outstanding achievement in science are (from left, back) Palmer Duckworth, the Louis Lyell Award in Astronomy; (third row) Nikhil Arora, research; Erik...