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News

08/06/2014 - 9:41am

THE PARKWAY EAST Public Improvement District (PID) once again has a board of directors and will be able to collect assessments this coming year, after dwindling to one board member recently.

On July 21, the Madison County Board of...

08/06/2014 - 8:55am
Retired Judge Henry Lackey has been appointed to hear a wrongful termination case involving the Hinds County Board of Supervisors and Airwave, LLC. 
The former Lafayette County circuit judge was appointed last week by the...
08/06/2014 - 8:53am
A roughly $500,000 change order and the potential that it might not be passed by the Jackson City Council, will continue to stall work on the Fortification Street Improvement Project. 
Work on the project has been going on...
08/06/2014 - 8:51am
A new school dedicated to building leaders and continuing the mission of Redeemer Church will open this year on the Northside. 
Classes start at The Redeemer’s School on August 18, and so far, about 34 children are...
08/06/2014 - 8:49am
Cliff Kling is the new president of Jackson Academy (JA). Kling, who has served as chief financial officer and general counsel at the school since May 2000, has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Georgetown University,...
08/06/2014 - 8:38am

A SITE STUDY for a new airport in Madison County is about 75 percent complete, one official said. 

“I think we’ll probably see something [more definite] by the end of the month. It won’t be before then,”...

08/06/2014 - 8:37am
Members of Jackson’s Sudanese community are well aware of the state’s rough economy.
The community’s numbers have dwindled as a result.
In December 2000, approximately 80 members of the Lost Boys...
08/06/2014 - 8:35am
Smith-Wills Stadium on Lakeland Drive in Jackson could soon make way for a Costco Wholesale warehouse. 
The city of Jackson has been in meetings with leaders of the Washington state based company recently, which is...
08/05/2014 - 1:51pm

In June, 58 Boy Scouts from the Andrew Jackson Council traveled to New Mexico to backpack for 11 days and 10 nights at Philmont Scout Ranch. The majority of the Scouts were from Troop 1 sponsored by St. Andrew’s and St. James...

08/05/2014 - 1:50pm

Members of Jackson Academy's 2013-14 varsity tennis team are (from left, back) Caroline Hill, Dray Willson, Meredith Roberts, Haley Hodges, Martha Rose Wright, Danielle Hodges, Tori Roberts, Mary Kathryn Brogan, Ann Elizabeth...

08/05/2014 - 1:49pm

In June, 58 Boy Scouts from the Andrew Jackson Council traveled to New Mexico to backpack for 11 days and 10 nights at Philmont Scout Ranch. The majority of the Scouts were from Troop 1 sponsored by St. Andrew’s and St. James...

08/05/2014 - 1:46pm

Christ Covenant School’s 2014 board of trustees includes members (from left, standing) Bill Creel, Ron McMaster, Kap Primos, Peter Boswell, advisory committee; Phil Wilson, chairman; Rod Russ, advisory committee; Jonathan...

08/05/2014 - 1:41pm

St. Andrew’s varsity girls soccer team are the champions of the recent Holmes 7 v 7 Soccer Tournament. Shown are team members (from left, back) Veronica Guastella, Jane Ashley Watson, Caroline Gaillet, Beth El Lewis, Katie...

08/05/2014 - 1:39pm

Mary Lowry Nemeth and Kevin Nathanael Vollema exchanged marriage vows in an afternoon ceremony May 24, in the chapel of First Baptist Church, Starkville.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Michael Alan Nemeth of Starkville and the...

08/05/2014 - 1:32pm

Jackson Prep junior high girls track team includes members (from left, back) Coach Rusty Burke, Anna Kate Williams, Katie Walker, Kennedi Pass, Shelby Wilson, Ann Leighton Malouf, Addison Hughes, Mary Price Montagnet, Henley...

08/05/2014 - 1:31pm

Jackson Academy fifth-grade students recognized for maintaining an overall average of 95-97 at the 2014 awards day were (from left, back) Jonathan Norris, Emory Thigpen, Alex Summerford, Jonathan Lucas, Simms Baker, Avery Hendrick...

08/05/2014 - 1:30pm

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School students in the Class of 2014 who received the school’s highest honors are (from left) Lauren Friedrich, recipient of the Trustees' Medal for Academic Achievement that is presented to...

08/05/2014 - 1:28pm

Thomas Phillips (center) was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor recently held by Boy Scout Troop 18.  He is shown with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Brian Phillips.  Thomas is a rising senior at Jackson Prep...

08/05/2014 - 1:27pm

Boy Scout Troop 18 of Jackson recently held a Court of Honor and Sam Berry (center) was awarded the rank of Eagle. He is shown with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Forest Berry. Sam is a student at Jackson Prep and attends First...

08/05/2014 - 1:25pm

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School students who are the recipients of the 2014 David Bradberry Sportsmanship Awards are (from left) Mark McMillin and Yesenia Davis.

08/05/2014 - 1:22pm

Hamp Laws, (left) a rising second-grader at Madison Ridgeland Academy, attended Vanderbilt Baseball Camp.  He is shown with Tim Corbin, head coach of the 2014 NCAA National Champions, the Vanderbilt Commodores. Laws is the son...

08/01/2014 - 9:58am

NEW PRINCIPALS, new technology, and even a brand-new school are among the changes that Northside students will see in this school year. 

The Redeemer’s School, located at Redeemer Church PCA on East Northside Drive, will...

08/01/2014 - 9:51am

WRIGHT’S MILL and another subdivision in Madison are expanding, with preliminary plats approved at the July 15 Board of Aldermen meeting.

Phase six of Wright’s Mill will be located north of Culley’s Stand and will...

08/01/2014 - 9:46am

Nancy Batson is president of the Historical Society of Ridgeland. She and her husband, James, have lived in Ridgeland since 1980 and have three grown children. Batson recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks about the historical...

08/01/2014 - 9:42am

THE LAND CAN KILL YOU.

That’s what Michael Yerger’s grandfather used to say to him. The land will kill you – but if you learn the secrets of the Yazoo clay, when to dig and when not to dig, as the tenant farmers did a...