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News

08/31/2013 - 7:54am

Jackson Academy hosted a wide variety of short-term programs and camps over the summer.  Local artist Natalie Ray offered camps designed to encourage children's love for art and develop fine motor skills. Among those...

08/31/2013 - 7:52am

Jackson Ladies Tennis Association executive board for 2013-2014 includes members (from left, standing) Shawn Ward, disciplinarian; Jennifer Bracken, secretary; Carol Ann Anthony, treasurer; (seated) Robin Harkey, Web-site secretary...

08/31/2013 - 7:50am

Jackson Prep welcomed several new members to its 2013-2014 faculty and staff. Shown (from left, back) are Richard Younce, Jacob Land, Andrew Mitchell, Clay Conn, Andrew Weeks, Ryan Sherman; (front) Lelia Manning, Stacy Stovall, K.C...

08/22/2013 - 11:13am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

Parents picking up their kids at Jackson Academy (JA) will likely have a rough go of it in September, as a major portion of Ridgewood Road is expected to be closed off for sewer repairs....

08/22/2013 - 11:10am

These guys can play.

A group of 15 Northsiders will represent Mississippi in the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) 4.5 League National Championship in Tucson this October.

The team, led by Northsider Mitch Peters...

08/22/2013 - 11:07am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

A FEDERAL LAWSUIT related to the Lost Rabbit Public Improvement District (PID) has been dismissed, which could bode well for settlement talks in local litigation.

On August 6, Judge...

08/22/2013 - 11:04am
By ANTHONY WARREN
Sun Staff Writer
City of Jackson road crews who should otherwise be filling potholes or working on broken water mains will soon be doing work on the Fortification Street Improvement Project, so says...
08/22/2013 - 11:00am
Raphael Semmes is a local musician and music coordinator for Saving Grace, the annual benefit for Grace House. The event is Thursday, August 22, at St. James Episcopal Church in Fondren.  Semmes has his own show, “Raphael Semmes...
08/22/2013 - 10:45am
 “So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.”(Psalms 90:12)
When I read this Scripture I am reminded of just how much time I waste. It seems that God would have us “number our...
08/22/2013 - 10:42am
WILD HOGS have made the short list of nuisance animals in Mississippi, and an August 26 meeting could determine the next steps to control the hog population.
The future of wild hogs is now under the authority of the Beaver...
08/22/2013 - 10:39am
By KATIE EUBANKS
Sun Staff Writer
TWO OR THREE people are already “lined up” to run for John Bell Crosby’s seat on the Madison County Board of Supervisors in 2015, said Madison County Conservative...
08/22/2013 - 10:37am
By KATIE EUBANKS
Sun Staff Writer
A CONFERENCE center, hotel, marina, and 18-hole golf course could be coming to the Ross Barnett Reservoir in Madison County.
Reservoir officials voted last week to...
08/22/2013 - 10:33am
By KATIE EUBANKS
Sun Staff Writer
CITY OFFICIALS on the Northside say they’re not sure they’ll follow the lead of the city of Pearl, which recently approved an ordinance requiring fire sprinklers and...
08/22/2013 - 10:31am
By ANTHONY WARREN
Sun Staff Writer
Roughly $35 million in work to address the city of Jackson’s $400 million consent decree is about to get started or is already under way. 
Last October, the...
08/21/2013 - 1:03pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THOUGH SCHOOL uniforms have been talked about in Madison County for the past several years, school district superintendent Ronnie McGehee said uniforms were not on the radar right now.

...
08/21/2013 - 12:59pm

As another Mississippi high school football season begins, this question looms as pertinent as ever: What is it about Friday nights in our state that produces the greatest players in the history of the sport?

How did small-town...

08/15/2013 - 11:01am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

Schools on the Northside are taking steps to make their environments safer for  students this fall.

Officials with several independent and parochial schools in the area have...

08/15/2013 - 10:58am

 HUNTERS, BOATERS, and upriver campers at the Ross Barnett Reservoir and Pearl River might not be able to recreate for free next year.

The Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV), the state agency that owns and manages the...

08/15/2013 - 10:54am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE NEW INTERCHANGE under construction at I-55 in Ridgeland and Madison will soon have a new contractor.

However, Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall said commuters...

08/15/2013 - 10:49am

Bob Rambo was recently named lead pastor at Christ United Methodist Church.  Rambo, a native of West Point, Miss., attended Wood College, Mississippi State University, and Memphis Theological Seminary, where he received a master’s of...

08/15/2013 - 10:32am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

TO THE SURPRISE of Madison County Engineer Rudy Warnock – and perhaps the majority of the county – bids for the overlay of Rice Road phase three came in far under budget.

...

08/15/2013 - 10:14am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE FACE of prostitution looked different than one might expect during the FBI’s recent sting operations in Ridgeland.

 As part of the federal agency’s nationwide...

08/15/2013 - 10:07am

Jackson native Juanita Ward had played AAU basketball all over the country, college basketball in Syracuse, WNBA basketball across the USA and international basketball in Bulgaria.

But nothing prepared her for a game last winter in...

08/14/2013 - 9:54am

Mr. and Mrs. Stevens Morrow Bailey announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Meadows Bailey, to William Rush Mosby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Rush Mosby III.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Paul Meadows...

08/14/2013 - 9:50am

Jackson Prep seniors who received subject area awards at Senior High Class Day are (from left, back) Chandler Pride, Hollis Burrow, Allen Holiman, Landon Barraza, Reed Clay, Robert Tramel, John Abraham; (third row) Wilson Williams...