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News

08/15/2012 - 12:01pm

AFTER A RESPECTABLE 7-5 record in the 2011 football season, the Madison-Ridgeland Academy Patriots are looking to take the next step to become more successful in 2012. Second-year head coach Forrest Williams is putting the necessary pieces...

08/15/2012 - 11:59am

AFTER THEIR FOURTH straight trip to the North State 6A championship game, the Madison Central Jaguars are looking to advance one more round and win a state championship. The Jaguars went 11-3 last season, while going 7-0 in district play.

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08/15/2012 - 11:57am

JACKSON PREP  hasn’t won a state title in three years. Senior tailback Hamel McGraw wants to end that streak.

“I want another shot at it,” he said. “We’re going to take it game by game, but the...

08/15/2012 - 11:54am

WILL JACKSON ACADEMY (JA) four-peat? Raiders Head Coach David Sykes said the Raiders have never won four back-to-back titles.

But he’s all for making history.

“I don’t think our goals change from year to year...

08/15/2012 - 11:52am

AFTER A MEDIOCRE inaugural season for the Germantown Mavericks in 2011, the team is looking to move forward and continue to build the football program into a successful one. The Mavericks went 3-7 in their first year in existence, but head...

08/15/2012 - 11:46am

Goodwill Industries of Mississippi will hold its annual awards dinner August 16 at the Country Club of Jackson to recognize outstanding volunteer efforts of those who gave of their time and talents to improve the lives of others.

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08/15/2012 - 11:40am

A fund-raiser benefiting New Stage Theatre’s education department will feature the cast of several of New Stage Theatre’s youth actors and singers who have appeared in “A Christmas Carol,” “Annie,” “...

08/15/2012 - 11:34am

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Judson Grace announce the engagement of their daughter, Bonnie Jean Grace, to Guy Blan Newcomb.

The bride elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Harold Wright Busching of Ridgeland, and the late Mr. Busching and Mr....

08/15/2012 - 11:32am

Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Dees III of Philadelphia announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Hardage Dees, to Travis McNabb Sledge, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Mark Sledge Sr. of Brandon.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of...

08/15/2012 - 11:29am

Mr. and Mrs. James Alton Griffin announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebekah Ann Griffin, to Jeffrey Michel Payne, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eugene Payne Jr. of Birmingham.

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

08/15/2012 - 11:27am

Kelly Elizabeth Blackstone of Baton Rouge and Dr. Samuel Hammond Love will marry in a 5:30 p.m. ceremony in Baton Rouge September 22.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Jacques A. de la Bretonne and Richard W. Blackstone...

08/15/2012 - 11:00am

Ridgeland Crime

The Ridgeland Police Department received the following reports for:

Arlington Circle, 300 block, credit card fraud, August 3;

Brame Road / Highland Colony, aggravated assault, August 2;

County...

08/15/2012 - 10:58am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

JACKSON POLICE are looking for a man involved in a July 31 robbery at the Cherokee Inn.

Police were dispatched to the emergency room at Baptist Hospital after getting a call from the...

08/15/2012 - 10:38am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

REDISTRICTING is wrapping up in the city of Madison, with a public hearing scheduled for August 21 and possible adoption of new ward lines September 4.

“We have seen the options...

08/15/2012 - 10:35am

ONE Ward One neighborhood will likely have a new council person after tonight.

The Jackson City Council is expected to vote on new ward lines following a public hearing at the Jackson Medical Mall.

The meeting is slated for 6...

08/15/2012 - 10:31am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

The results of a much-anticipated study are in, and it appears that millions of dollars are needed to restore an artistic Jackson landmark.

Members of the Jackson City Council were...

08/15/2012 - 10:28am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE TWIN CEDARS neighborhood in Madison County will soon have public-access gates at its front and rear entrances.

Madison County supervisors approved plans for the gates last week...

08/15/2012 - 10:08am

The last time I crossed the border into Northern Ireland, I came face to face with an English soldier with a machine gun over his shoulder. It was July - marching season. Not a good time to visit, the soldier informed me. Sure enough, I...

08/15/2012 - 10:03am

Jim McAllister is president of the Reunion Property Owners Association (POA) in Madison. McAllister is retired from the Air Force and is a certified tennis pro at Reunion. He enjoys spending time with his longtime girlfriend and best friend,...

08/15/2012 - 9:34am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

PRODUCERS will have hundreds of auditions on tape after casting calls were held at New Stage Theatre last week for the upcoming movie “As I Lay Dying,” to be filmed in Canton this...

08/08/2012 - 1:39pm

 

GERMANTOWN High will open its doors to about 200 more students this year than last, as enrollment grows at the year-old Gluckstadt school.

“[We’re growing] primarily because we’ve lost a small senior...

08/08/2012 - 1:11pm

A WOMAN was almost robbed in broad daylight recently at the CVS Pharmacy in Deville Plaza.

The store is located at 1420 Canton Mart Rd.

On the afternoon of July 26, the woman had just left the store and was walking to her car...

08/08/2012 - 1:10pm

THE FEDERATION of Madison County Homeowner Associations (FMCHA) has a new president, attorney John Moore.

Moore, who is head of the architectural review board at Annandale Estates and practices law in Ridgeland, was elected by the...

08/08/2012 - 1:06pm

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

SIDEWALKS and lighting improvements are on tap for Fondren’s lower business district.

Jackson city officials say engineers are now designing a project to make the corridor more...

08/08/2012 - 1:02pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

A LOWE’S-ANCHORED shopping center off County Line Road in Ridgeland still isn’t bringing in quite as many tax dollars as the city would like.

In December 2005, Ridgeland...