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News

02/04/2015 - 6:15am

Members of Boy Scout 15, of St. Matthew’s United Methodist recently visited the Capitol and viewed lawmakers at work. Shown are (from left) Frank Riley, Edward Sanders, Charles Clark, Allen Riley, McLin Sanders and Sen. Will...

02/04/2015 - 6:14am

Madison Central High School senior Haylee Morse signed with Jones County Junior College to play softball in the fall. Shown are (from left, back) Madison Central assistant softball coach Kaitlyn Perry, head softball coach Kayla...

02/04/2015 - 6:12am

For the third year, Pack 15 - Den 6 Cub Scouts from St. Matthew's United Methodist Church held their Christmas community service project at the Madison County Nursing Home.  These third-grade Scouts donated boxes of...

02/04/2015 - 6:10am

Madison Ridgeland Academy K5 students performed the musical “Happy Birthday Jesus” for Grandparents Day. Shown are (from left, back) Jonathan, Butch, and Teresa McMillan, Maggie Withers; (front) Sienna McMillian.

02/04/2015 - 5:59am

Special to the Sun

This story begins at the Vicksburg Battlefield Park. Midway along the Union siege line is the Wisconsin Monument – a tall granite column on top of which...

01/29/2015 - 4:09pm

The Veritas School sent an 11-member delegation to the 2014 Mississippi Youth Legislature. Two Veritas delegates received distinguished honors for their work during the model legislative and judicial program for high school...

01/29/2015 - 4:08pm

Fifth-graders in Trace Roberson's class at First Presbyterian Day School wore tacky holiday sweaters to their Christmas party. Shown are (from left, back) Ashley Mason, Riley McCoy, Burdee Kellum; (front) Grace Tillery, Margie...

01/29/2015 - 4:07pm

Jackson Prep 2014-15 boys junior varsity soccer team includes members (from left, back) Sam Drennan, Bryce Hall, Hunter Bryson, Landon Wilbanks, Robert Griffis, Assistant Coach Brad Simpson, Head Coach Jon Marcus Duncan, Assistant...

01/29/2015 - 4:05pm

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s varsity girls basketball team for 2014-15 is (from left, back) Coach Burney King, Ali Garriga, Aftan Cox, Yesenia Davis, Julia Conway, Karilynn Stephens, Krista Stephens, Kristin Boykin,...

01/29/2015 - 4:04pm

The 15th annual celebration of New Summit School’s Draw Down and Auction fund-raiser will be February 28 from 6 to  9 p.m.  at the New Summit School gym.  Funds raised will go toward student scholarships,...

01/29/2015 - 4:03pm

James and Teresa Harvey of Brookhaven announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Jo Harvey, to William Theodore Lloyd Jr., son of William Theodore Lloyd Sr. of Jackson and Debbie Keller of Madison.

The bride-elect is the...

01/29/2015 - 4:01pm

Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Edward Jackson Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hall Vickery announce the engagement of their daughter, Anne Elizabeth Eastland Vickery, to Cole McKee Richardson, son of Dr. and Mrs. Charles David Richardson of Hattiesburg.

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01/29/2015 - 3:59pm

AP English Literature classes in Jackson Academy use props to help liven up their in-class readings.  For a recent review of “Hamlet,” students used crowns, horses, jester hats, and more to help re-enact the story...

01/29/2015 - 3:57pm

The Madison Central High School Mystix Dance Team includes members (from left, back) Bailey Durfey, McKenzie Wilbourne, Lily Turnbull, Brooklyn Hutchinson, Sydney Brown, Courtney Johnson, Grace Post, Skylar Holtsinger; (middle row...

01/29/2015 - 3:56pm

The VEX Robotics team from Ridgeland’s Olde Towne Middle School (OTMS) joined forces with the Ridgeland High School team to compete in Newton High School’s TSA VEX Robotics Competition recently, beating all 19 high...

01/29/2015 - 3:54pm

The Rotary Club of North Jackson will hold its annual pancake breakfast and blood drive Saturday, February 7 at St. James Episcopal Church. Tickets are $9 and can be purchased from a club member or at the door. The breakfast will...

01/29/2015 - 3:51pm

Eighth-grader Sydni Vandevender recently won the 2015 St. Joseph Catholic School Geography Bee. Vandevender will take a National Geographic Contest exam in order to participate in the state geography bee in April. The winner of...

01/28/2015 - 5:23pm
The city of Jackson is expected to roll out its new electronic billing system by the end of next month. 
The system, which is part of the city’s $91 million contract with Siemens, will mean several changes for...
01/28/2015 - 5:15pm

A GROCERY STORE owner in Madison County has dropped an appeal to rezone his store property.

Raman Preet Singh’s grocery store is on Lake Castle Road west of Richardson Road, on land zoned for residential use. He’s not...

01/28/2015 - 5:13pm

TRAY EARNHART said it will not be a failure, but rather the end of a 16-year success story, when The Veritas School closes permanently at the end of May.

“It’s really sad. It was an agonizing decision by our board. But we...

01/28/2015 - 5:11pm

THE NEXT RESTAURANT at the Town of Livingston development in Madison County is slated to open in late February, and a barber shop is on the way as well.

Developer David Landrum said The County Seat restaurant has a tentative February...

01/28/2015 - 5:08pm

MADISON COUNTY supervisors promised $2 million to the city of Madison for Hoy Road, but have allocated only $1.5 million to the project so far - and the city says that won’t be enough.

District 2 Supervisor John Howland, who just...

01/28/2015 - 5:03pm

AFTER THE RECENT SENTENCING of Ridgeland’s first convicted sex trafficker, District Attorney Michael Guest said he expects the metro area to see more human trafficking arrests in the future.

“We haven’t seen a lot,...

01/28/2015 - 5:00pm

GERALD STEEN doesn’t know if he’ll get the real answers to all of the questions he’s raised about Madison County’s $1.2 million airport study.

Steen, District 3 supervisor, brought up a list of 19 questions at...

01/28/2015 - 4:56pm
RESIDENTS will have a chance to sound off on a plan that could potentially cost the city of Jackson millions of dollars a year in sewer revenue. 
A meeting is being  held next week to discuss the West Rankin Utility...