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News

07/03/2014 - 8:27am

THE RIDGELAND Board of Alderman is pondering an application from The Gables Apartments to keep all existing units at the complex, despite having a higher density of apartments than the city allows.

“[The Gables has] an...

07/03/2014 - 8:24am

THREE RIDGELAND “fiberhoods,” including the Township and Bridgewater neighborhoods, will be among the first areas to get C Spire’s new ultra high-speed broadband Internet service this fall, a C Spire official said.

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07/03/2014 - 8:21am

CONTRACTORS will probably bid on two state-aid road overlays in Madison County in 30 to 60 days, as County Engineer Rudy Warnock expected to receive a letter releasing state-aid funding at any time.

“[If we take bids in 60 days...

07/03/2014 - 8:18am

LOST RABBIT could be an urban renewal district (URD) by the end of summer, with three lawsuits coming to an end and public hearings starting Monday, July 7.

It appears that, at least unofficially, “everything has been settled and...

07/02/2014 - 9:55am
A new law that some said would have a major impact on the city’s one-cent tax has apparently had very little.
With five days remaining in the month of June, the Mississippi Department of Revenue (MDOR) told the Sun that it...
07/02/2014 - 9:52am
FIVE HOMICIDES have been reported on the Northside in the last 90 days, but Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan said the murders are isolated incidents.
“None of them are random incidents,” he said. “I can’t...
07/02/2014 - 9:49am
A new committee made up of Jackson residents and business leaders could help the Yarber administration better deal with code enforcement.
Susan Lunardini, owner of the Jackson-based Southern Consultants, has begun an ad-hoc...
07/02/2014 - 9:47am
The Mississippi Children’s Museum continues to be a busy place. Last week, the museum’s new Literacy Garden opened to the public. Susan Garrard, the museum’s president and CEO, spoke to Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about...
07/02/2014 - 9:45am
A study of the One Lake Project was slated to be completed this month, but the evaluation likely won’t wrap up until September, so says an official with the Rankin-Hinds Levee Board, the body overseeing the project.  
...
07/02/2014 - 9:35am
Advanced age and a lack of maintenance over the years has contributed to the hundreds of millions of dollars in sewer issues facing the capital city.
And the problems have been compounded by a lack of political will from city...
07/01/2014 - 2:36pm

Kindergarteners at First Presbyterian Day School dressed as their favorite characters in the Superkids Reading Program. Shown are (from left, back) Sam Sherman, Cooper Robinson, Ezra Splaingard, Jetson Hollingsworth, Keegan Blount...

07/01/2014 - 2:34pm

St. Andrew's Episcopal upper school students who received book awards for outstanding achievement in science are (from left, back) Palmer Duckworth, the Louis Lyell Award in Astronomy; (third row) Nikhil Arora, research; Erik...

07/01/2014 - 2:33pm

St. Anthony Catholic School fourth through sixth-grade students recently participated in Eagle Running Club, which trained participants for their first 5K race. Shown are (from left, back) Hayley Mosher, Arilyn Thomas, Kenny Thomas...

07/01/2014 - 2:29pm

Emmette and Valarie Thompson announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda (Mandy) Thompson, to David Mooney, son of John and Phyllis Mooney of Jackson.

The bride-elect is a 2007 Farragut High School graduate and a 2011 graduate of...

07/01/2014 - 2:27pm

Ridgeland's Olde Towne Middle School (OTMS) recently announced  Student of the Year and Citizenship Awards at the annual grade level Awards Day ceremonies.  One male and one female are chosen from each grade to...

07/01/2014 - 2:26pm

Six Jackson Prep seniors achieved grades of 95 and above in all subjects during the first three terms of their senior year.  They are (from left) Paul Vegas Ott, Claire Robinson, Elise Brewer, Sarah Adison Phillips, Gracie...

07/01/2014 - 2:25pm

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Earl Rogers Jr. of Tupelo and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Scott Carpenter of Olive Branch announce the engagement of their daughter, Meri Scott Carpenter, to Henry Christmas Waterer IV of Jackson.

The bride-elect is the...

07/01/2014 - 2:24pm

Jackson Academy girls varsity tennis team won the North AA State Championships title.  Shown are team members (from left) Ann Elizabeth Walker, Dray Willson, Martha Rose Wright, Tori Roberts, Caroline Hill, Meridith Roberts,...

07/01/2014 - 2:20pm

Campers (from left) Anna Howell Nichols, Katherine Elfert, Charleigh Flesher, Claire Bumgarner and Kate Neil Davidson take a break from learning chants and cheers during Madison Central High School Cheerleader Camp.

06/26/2014 - 5:45am

Jackson Academy recently inducted new members of the junior and senior class into the school's Cum Laude chapter. Cum Laude recognizes scholastic achievement in secondary schools. New inductees from the Class of 2014 are (from...

06/26/2014 - 5:39am

Leading Reveille at Madison Central High School for the upcoming year, are (from left) Rebecca Shofner, Joseph Strode,  Gavin Lyall, and Meredith Bradford.  These students will be leading the 47 singer/dancers, 17 crew...

06/26/2014 - 5:37am

On Senior Class Day, seven members of the Class of 2014 at Jackson Prep were named to the Jackson Preparatory School Hall of Fame.  This honor is reserved for seniors who have distinguished themselves in the academic and co-...

06/25/2014 - 4:22pm

NEW TURN LANES at two Gluckstadt-area schools could help alleviate traffic problems, but the work probably won’t be done in time for the start of the fall semester.

Madison County is advertising for bids for turn lanes near...

06/25/2014 - 4:17pm

MADISON COUNTY has approved three road agreements with the cities of Madison and Ridgeland, with work on several Ridgeland streets to be finished by the end of the budget year.

Last week the Madison County Board of Supervisors approved...

06/25/2014 - 4:07pm

THE CITY OF RIDGELAND and a property developer have reached a legal settlement, with the city receiving less than 15 percent of the amount owed for TIF bonds issued.

 Because the developer, LR Company, failed to repay its portion...