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News

12/13/2013 - 4:03pm

Rex Baker is executive director of Gateway Rescue Mission, a nonprofit that provides food, housing and other programs in downtown Jackson for the homeless. Baker recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks about Gateway’s holiday...

12/13/2013 - 3:59pm

Developing a comprehensive plan for state agencies to relocate and efforts to provide more oversight for the state’s tourism tax revenue program are among top priorities for District 29 Sen. David Blount.

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12/13/2013 - 3:53pm

Christ Covenant middle school theater students performed “Twelfth Night,” directed by Belhaven University faculty member Shannon Frost and student Rachel Anderson. Cast members include (from left, back) Shannon Frost,...

12/13/2013 - 3:52pm

The Germantown High School volleyball team for 2013 placed second in the district and advanced to the second round of the MHSAA volleyball playoffs.  Coaches and team members include (from left, back) Asst. Coach Lauryn...

12/13/2013 - 3:51pm

The 2013 Madison Central Aqua Jag swim team performed well in the state finals. The girls won second place and the boys won third. Top scorers in the relay events were: girls 200 Medley, second, Jessica Blanchard, Lillie Entrekin,...

12/13/2013 - 3:50pm

Receiving recognition for their performance on the seventh-grade football team at Jackson Academy were (from left, back) Owen Fracchia - Best Defensive Player, Hunter Wilkirson - Best Lineman, Eli Ridgeway - MVP; (front) Jack...

12/13/2013 - 3:49pm

The St. Joseph Catholic School boys swim team placed first overall and the girls swim team placed third overall in the recent state championship meet on the Delta State University campus. Members of the St. Joe swim team include (...

12/13/2013 - 3:48pm

Jackson Prep's varsity girls soccer team recently held its awards banquet.  Receiving awards this year are (from left) Hannah Higginbotham, Most Improved; Morgan Reeves, Best Defense; Clayton Noblin, Best Offense; Ann...

12/13/2013 - 3:47pm

Trinity Students gather around the donation of shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. Shown are students Bernie Jones, McLeod Woodson, Aili Leggit, Cate Bailey, Aubrey Bailey, Andrew Breland, Barrett Duncan, Maggie Bailey and...

12/13/2013 - 3:46pm

St. Anthony Catholic School first-grade students recently engaged in “Pumpkin Math,” during which they used pumpkins as a manipulative to teach estimation, measurement, and place value. Shown are (from left) parent Jon...

12/13/2013 - 3:41pm

Madison Ridgeland Academy has chapel every Wednesday morning. A recent chapel was led by several of the students. Shown are (from left) Lauryn Mendrop, Nicholas Cobb and Josh Jordan.

12/05/2013 - 12:42pm

Rivalry Week showed us all that is right with college football: the drama, the pageantry, the passion and so much more.

We started on Thanksgiving Night with Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott displaying so much courage and...

12/05/2013 - 12:40pm

You may not have thought about this, but our first gun season in Mississippi is done. Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is bearing down on us quickly. I think I am going to stop worrying about how fast our seasons, and not just hunting, pass...

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...