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News

02/05/2014 - 3:42pm

RIDGECREST Baptist Church tried to plan a surprise retirement party for Associate Pastor Joe Chapman, but it didn’t work out that way.

“Our favorite statement here is, ‘Joe knows,’ ” Senior Pastor Phil...

02/05/2014 - 3:39pm

Getting Raises

Five Hinds County assistant public defenders have gotten a pay raise.

The board of supervisors recently approved a request to increase the salaries of the county’s most senior assistant...

02/04/2014 - 3:31pm

The most recent transportation bill passed by Congress puts the metro area at a disadvantage when it comes to funding trails and streetscape improvements, at least according to an official from the Central Mississippi Planning and Development...

02/04/2014 - 3:13pm

Jackson police are investigating two incidents that occurred recently on the Northside. The first incident occurred at the Shell gas station at 1050 E. Northside Dr., and the other was a robbery that was reported at the Somerset Place...

02/04/2014 - 3:06pm

THE OLDE TOWNE Middle School basketball teams celebrated last week after an undefeated season in which the seventh- and eighth-grade boys and girls bested the likes of Carver, Madison, and Northwest Rankin.

All four teams at the...

02/04/2014 - 2:58pm

Mackenzie Ellis and Mia Martinson were deeply moved when their friend Robert Gaillet was seriously injured in a car accident in November.

However, the two were unsure how they could help their friend, a cross-country star at St. Andrew...

02/04/2014 - 2:50pm

Andy Taggart was recently named chairman of the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership (GJCP). Taggart is a former Madison County supervisor and a graduate of Mississippi College and the Tulane University School of Law. The Madison resident...

02/04/2014 - 12:48pm

Members of Cub Scout Pac 15, Den 7, recently toured the Northside Sun offices and learned about the work the different departments perform in publishing the weekly newspaper. The Cub Scout group meets the first and third Monday of...

02/04/2014 - 12:45pm

Elected to the 2014 Jackson Academy Winterfest Court were (from left) Ford Adams, Hannah Hudson, Gordon Campbell, Sarah Allen Bowman, John Sharp Kirk, Maris Hardee, Hayes Walker, Meg Gordon, Duncan Maxwell, Sarah Martin Tucker,...

02/04/2014 - 12:43pm

Mr. and Mrs. Don Steen announce the engagement of their daughter, Sally Elizabeth Steen, to Thomas Brad Avalon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Avalon of Terry, and Dr. and Mrs. George Smith-Vaniz of Clinton.

The bride-elect is the...

02/04/2014 - 12:41pm

Fourth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School assisted with first and second-grade chapel in a skit about the life of Moses. Shown are (from left) Rachel Regan, Burdee Kellum, Ashley Mason, Blake Martin, Will Purvis, Jack Harvey...

02/04/2014 - 12:39pm

Jackson Prep seventh-grade girls basketball red team includes members (from left, back) Anna Stack, Maggie Waller, Georgia Perkins, Shay Lumpkin, Aden Marie Burchak; (front) Eloise Moore, Darby Tipton,  Alexis Simon, Isabella...

02/04/2014 - 12:38pm

Sally Christine Carmichael of Jackson and Glen Wayne Grussaute of Spokane, Wash., announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Rhodes Grussaute, to William Howard Jacobs of Denver.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and...

02/04/2014 - 12:36pm

SummerHouse recently hosted its second holiday coat drive to benefit Stewpot Community Services. Members of the community donated more than 100 new or gently used coats in exchange for entries into two drawings for free chairs from...

02/04/2014 - 12:34pm

Judson Earl Walker III

Services were held January 20 at Riverwood Family Funeral Service in Brookhaven for Judson Earl Walker III of Brookhaven.

Walker, 40, passed away January 16. He was...

02/04/2014 - 12:28pm

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s varsity football team recently held their end-of-season banquet during which awards for individual accomplishment were presented. Saints who were recognized for having made the second...

02/04/2014 - 12:26pm

A service of worship celebrating the marriage of Rachel Alise Darnell and Joshua David Gregory was held August 3 at Christ United Methodist Church.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Floyd Darnell of Jackson. The...

02/04/2014 - 12:24pm

Ridgeland High School seniors (from left) Sam Palmer and Justin Ryan were named STAR students.

02/04/2014 - 12:23pm

St. Anthony Catholic School second-grade students invented and constructed their very own simple machines out of recycled materials. Shown are (from left) Lockard Williams and Daniel Maloney.

02/04/2014 - 12:22pm

Christ Covenant School students (from left) Ellie Campbell and Isabel Kokko work on cards to be sold with proceeds to benefit orphans and prospective adoption families through Moses Basket, a Pear Orchard Presbyterian Church...

02/04/2014 - 12:21pm

John Noblin and Tony Huffman (race directors), enjoyed dinner with some of the "Heatherwood Running Club" and marathoner Bill Rogers (four-time winner of the Boston Marathon and four-time winner of the New York Marathon...

02/04/2014 - 12:18pm

Ridgeland's Olde Towne Middle School winners of the annual geography bee are (from left) Zion Morris, third place;  Sham Patel,  first place, and Callie Partridge, second place. Patel may advance to the state...

01/30/2014 - 1:16pm

Leaders with more than 120 combined years of educational experience will be stepping down from top positions at three of the Northside’s largest independent schools at the end of the academic year.

...

01/30/2014 - 1:12pm

MADISON COUNTY SCHOOLS Superintendent Ronnie McGehee said he believes proposed changes to high-school math courses for Common Core will be productive, but he is concerned about middle-school students who haven’t...

01/30/2014 - 1:09pm

Anyone interested in starting a church or relocating their congregation to the Northside could check out a building that’s up for sale in Fondren.

Wesley Biblical Seminary (WBS) is selling its 130,000-square-foot facility on...