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News

11/14/2013 - 12:35pm
By ANTHONY WARREN
Sun Staff Writer
In its fifth year of operation, the Jackson Convention Center continues to operate at an annual deficit of more than a million dollars. 
For fiscal year 2012, the...
11/14/2013 - 12:25pm
By ANTHONY WARREN
Sun Staff Writer
Nine streets on the Northside could have speed humps in place sometime next spring, so says Jackson Traffic Engineer Robert Lee. 
But Northsiders who need speed...
11/14/2013 - 12:23pm
A little more than four months since being elected mayor of Jackson, Mayor Chokwe Lumumba sat down with Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren to discuss his role and his plans for the city.  Among agenda items, Lumumba is focusing on...
11/14/2013 - 12:21pm
By ANTHONY WARREN
Sun Staff Writer
Although every member of Mississippi’s Washington delegation voted in favor of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act, none of the state’s congressional leaders...
11/14/2013 - 12:17pm
By KATIE EUBANKS
Sun Staff Writer
MADISON MAYOR Mary Hawkins Butler says the hotly debated Hoy Road phase two widening is “a city of Madison project,” even though the county has committed $2 million for...
11/14/2013 - 12:14pm
By KATIE EUBANKS
Sun Staff Writer
WORK SHOULD START soon to redirect some wastewater from the Ross Barnett Reservoir to a treatment facility in Jackson. 
Currently about 100,000 gallons a day worth...
11/13/2013 - 1:16pm
We begin today with this bit of approaching Mississippi sports history: For the first time ever, a national college football championship will be decided on Mississippi soil on December 8 when East Mississippi Community College faces Georgia...
11/08/2013 - 11:09am
By ANTHONY WARREN
Sun Staff Writer
Giving directions has gotten a lot easier for the staff of Bravo! Italian Restaurant, thanks, in part, to a new branding and beautification campaign being taken on by the LeFleur...
11/08/2013 - 11:07am
By KATIE EUBANKS
Sun Staff Writer
IT’S OVER. Mostly, anyway.
As of Friday, October 25, Madison County’s obligation to make short-term loans to the Parkway East Public Improvement District (...
11/08/2013 - 11:02am
Jackson third-graders will have a leg up on their reading and writing skills, thanks to the efforts of the North Jackson Rotary Club. 
The club is giving out 500 Webster’s dictionaries to third-graders at seven Jackson...
11/08/2013 - 10:58am
Changes and potential delays to changes to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and health insurance exchanges were discussed recently when Mississippi  Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney spoke to Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren....
11/08/2013 - 10:44am
By ANTHONY WARREN
Sun Staff Writer
Congress has reached a bipartisan deal to postpone the provisions of the Biggert-Waters Act, but many Northsiders are still facing thousands of dollars in increases to their flood...
11/08/2013 - 10:41am
Let’s swell our chests today. We’re going to put together Team Mississippi, an all-time, all-pro football team of native Mississippians. We are going to kick rumps and takes names. We’ll mess with Texas - and anyone else who...
11/05/2013 - 2:12pm

Revised column for the November 7, 2013 edition

Let's swell our chests today. We're going to put together Team Mississippi, an All-Time, All-Pro football team of native Mississippians. We are going...

11/05/2013 - 2:05pm

Emily Elizabeth Ethridge and Bradley Lawrence Grohovsky were united in marriage at 5 p.m. March 23 at the Loveless Barn in Nashville. The Rev. Ray McKelvy officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Jesse...

11/05/2013 - 2:04pm

Elizabeth Bowen Pollock and Adam Carroll Pollock Jr. announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Catherine Pollock, to Wesley Holmes Rayner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Whitaker Rayner.

The bride-elect is...

11/05/2013 - 2:02pm

Jordan Vinson McKibben and Judson Franklin Mason were united in marriage December 29, 2012 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Ricky James.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs....

11/05/2013 - 2:00pm

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has recognized 27 Madison Central students in its 2014 scholarship competition.  The high school honored the scholars with a reception and presented them during the halftime of a...

11/05/2013 - 1:59pm

Walk to School Day Parade was held recently at Ann Smith Elementary. More than 300 parents, students, city leaders and special guests made the .9 mile walk up Pear Orchard Road to Ann Smith in celebration of pedestrian safety,...

11/05/2013 - 1:57pm

More than 35 students recently auditioned for Jackson Prep's one-act play, "Crushed" by Don Zolidis. Shown (from left) are Solomon Keys, Elizabeth Thiel, Gracie Hubacek, Emily Graham, Kaitlyn Myers, Keri Grayson Horn...

11/05/2013 - 1:56pm

Social Science class at New Summit School studied ancient Egypt, discussing the pharaohs, and tombs for the pharaohs which were the pyramids. The pharaohs were buried with riches and had their faces covered with masks usually made...

11/05/2013 - 1:55pm

Members of the St. Joseph Catholic School Class of 1978 held a reunion this month at Shucker's Oyster Bar. Attendees include (from left, standing) Wayne Geimer, Matt Jordan, Mari Champlin Scott, Thad Irby, Martha Baggett Orcutt...

11/05/2013 - 1:54pm

St. Andrew's Episcopal School students had a goal to read 50 books to or with someone over their summer vacations before entering first-grade. First-graders in Pat Sudduth's class who met this goal are (from left) Mrs....

11/05/2013 - 1:53pm

Sixth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School participated in a Mexican fiesta as part of their study of the country. Shown are (from left, back) Matt Wilkinson, Bryce Hawes, Alexander Payne, Caleb Gay, Grant Vanlandingham, Julia...

11/05/2013 - 1:52pm

The men's cross country team at Madison Ridgeland Academy recently won the North AAA State Meet. Shown are team members (from left, back) Coach Pat Lovitt, Robert Loeb, Noah Brown, Thomas Cullom, Trevor Walters, AJ Stone, Alex...