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News

01/26/2014 - 8:57am

Beginning this summer, crews with the Central Mississippi Planning and Development District (CMPDD) will be evaluating streets on the Northside.

The agency is expected to begin working in the coming months on the 2040 Urbanized...

01/26/2014 - 8:55am

MADISON COUNTY and Rankin County might not have to share circuit judges after elections this fall, depending on the outcome of judicial redistricting in the state Legislature.

District 74 Rep. Mark Baker said he would introduce a bill...

01/26/2014 - 8:52am

Jackson police say they are looking into whether or not they can shut down a popular nightclub on the Northside through city ordinance.

The club in question is the M Bar, located at 6340 Ridgewood Court Rd.

Precinct Four Cmdr...

01/26/2014 - 8:48am

MADISON MAYOR Mary Hawkins Butler said “something is better than nothing” when asked if she was pleased with county officials’ recent efforts to help the city with neighborhood streets.

Butler said the city was...

01/26/2014 - 8:46am

State of Madison

MADISON MAYOR Mary Hawkins Butler will give her annual “State of the City” address to the Madison Organization of Homeowner Associations (MONA) next Thursday, January 30.

Butler...

01/26/2014 - 8:43am

Jackson city officials say it will likely be in February when all lanes of traffic are open again on Fortification Street.

Albeit temporarily.

The lanes will be open for several weeks as crews wait for the weather to warm up...

01/26/2014 - 8:40am

First Presbyterian Day School football coaches presented medals to the fifth-grade team along with the Central Mississippi Elementary Football League champion trophy. Shown are (from left, back) coaches Farris Brown, Casey Younger...

01/26/2014 - 8:38am

Jackson Prep varsity girls basketball team members include (from left, back) Asst. Coach Casie Hilton, Asst. Coach Laurie Wyatt, manager Ashley Johnson, Olivia Brown, Lexi Dodd, Caroline Cotton, Kristina Zouboukos, McKenzie...

01/26/2014 - 8:36am

New Summit School will experience new technology, new curriculum and a new high school building taking place this year. Faculty and support staff enjoying the Christmas party are (from left, top) Brant Bennett, Christina Reagan,...

01/26/2014 - 8:02am

St. Anthony Catholic School fourth-grade student Caroline Bounds created earrings and sold them to surrounding community to benefit the Good Shepherd Orphanage and Schools Foundation in Carrefour, Haiti. St. Anthony staff members...

01/26/2014 - 8:00am

Allan David Cooper and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Gates Maxwell announce the engagement of their daughter, Maris Elizabeth Cooper, to William Taylor Mellon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bennett Mellon of Bolton.

The bride-elect is the...

01/26/2014 - 7:58am

Covenant Presbyterian preschoolers enjoyed a day in their pajamas studying the letter P.  Shown are (from left) Camden Joyner, Cullen Hardy, William Thornton, Becca Barbour, Stewart Russ, Asher Reynolds, Steven Hederman, and...

01/26/2014 - 7:57am

Denny Burkes recently spent time with music students at Jackson Academy discussing his experiences as a drummer, singer and performer with numerous bands since the 1980s.  Among others, Burkes was part of Great Big Buildings,...

01/26/2014 - 7:55am

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 include (from left) Ian...

01/26/2014 - 7:53am

Virginia Carmichael Shackelford

Memorial services were held January 13 at Northminster Baptist Church for Virginia Carmichael Shackelford.

Mrs. Shackelford, 88, passed away January 10.

...
01/26/2014 - 7:50am

Mr. and Mrs. James Rigby announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn Rigby, to John Foster Benedict Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Benedict of Clinton.

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

01/22/2014 - 11:12am

A backhoe demolishes buildings that housed offices and a medical clinic at First Baptist Church of Madison. A new sanctuary at First Baptist is being built that will seat 1,400. Barry Hardy, business administrator for the church,...

01/22/2014 - 11:09am

Jackson Academy has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2013-2015 for its innovative use of technology in teaching and learning.

At JA, each student, grades kindergarten through 12th, has an Apple device that empowers...

01/22/2014 - 11:06am

Recently, Ross Bell, a senior at Germantown High School, signed a golf scholarship with Mississippi State. Bell is the first male student from Germantown to sign a Division 1 athletic scholarship. Shown at the signing at GHS are (...

01/16/2014 - 4:33pm

The Jackson City Council’s quick decision to add a $5 surcharge to tickets sold at Thalia Mara Hall continues to receive backlash from members of the city’s artistic and entertainment communities.

...

01/16/2014 - 4:31pm

TWO NORTHSIDERS are on the front lines in a fight against what they believe would be a “short-sighted” use of the state’s natural resources: offshore seismic testing and gas exploration just a mile south of the Gulf Coast...

01/16/2014 - 4:28pm

District 64 Rep. Bill Denny was one for two last year on the two major bills he discussed with the Sun.

Denny, during the 2013 legislative session, introduced a bill to create an attempted murder statute and another one to lower the...

01/16/2014 - 4:25pm

MOTORISTS on I-55 through Ridgeland and Madison will have some breathing room for another week or two, as northbound traffic has returned to the northbound lanes. 

Crews with Yates Construction have rebuilt the northbound lanes...

01/16/2014 - 4:12pm

Adam Mangana was named the new head football coach at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School last month, after the resignation of former head coach John Frederick “J.J.” Plummer Jr. Mangana has been with St. Andrew’s since fall...

01/16/2014 - 4:11pm

Adam Mangana was named the new head football coach at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School last month, after the resignation of former head coach John Frederick “J.J.” Plummer Jr. Mangana has been with St. Andrew’s since fall...