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News

08/22/2012 - 11:14am

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

YEARS AFTER its last one closed, a new grocery store will soon be opening at Highland Village.

Construction is slated to begin in mid to late September on a Whole Foods, about six...

08/22/2012 - 11:11am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON COUNTY and its economic development authority (MCEDA) have hired the Butler Snow law firm’s government relations arm for a year as MCEDA puts a new long-term economic development...

08/22/2012 - 11:08am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

MADISON RESIDENT Kevin Broughton, a criminal defense attorney who’s recently made a foray into movie acting, says he knows he’s “not leading man material.”

...

08/22/2012 - 11:04am

By anthony warren

Sun Staff Writer

Heavy storms, a collapsed sewer line, and a sewage pump malfunction have made for a bad combination in one Northside neighborhood.

Following last week’s storms, raw sewage...

08/22/2012 - 10:57am

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE NATIONAL Park Service is spending $750,000 and has shut down eight miles of the Natchez Trace Parkway to fix a problem caused by something many Northsiders are familiar with: Yazoo clay....

08/15/2012 - 12:15pm

NORTHSIDERS will have a chance to learn more about plans to get the Belhaven community put on the National Register of Historic Places.

A meeting is slated for 5:30 p.m. on August 16 at the Barber Auditorium at the Belhaven University...

08/15/2012 - 12:12pm

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

THE FORUM AT Grandview shopping center in Madison has “more than lived up to expectations,” City Attorney John Hedglin said, with a fresh crop of retail businesses paying...

08/15/2012 - 12:10pm

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff  Writer

Talks continue between Jackson, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice on what will likely leave the city facing hundreds of millions of dollars in...

08/15/2012 - 12:08pm

IN 2011, THE BRUINS were two games away from playing for the Class 2A state title.  If senior Nick Beasley has anything to do with it, St. Joseph Catholic School will be contending for rings this December.

The all-state wide...

08/15/2012 - 12:06pm

AFTER FOUR WINS last year, the St. Andrew’s Episcopal School football team is looking for a stronger year in 2012. Head coach J.J. Plummer is optimistic that a run of bad luck will not faze the Saints this season. Last season, which...

08/15/2012 - 12:04pm

AFTER THEIR SECOND straight loss in the 5A North State championship game in 2011, the Ridgeland Titans are looking to improve their stock in 2012. The Titans went 10-4 last season, going 6-1 in class 5A play. The Titans lost their first two...

08/15/2012 - 12:03pm

AFTER A SURPRISINGLY successful season in 2011, the Murrah Mustang football team is looking to build upon that success in 2012. Led by head coach Zachary Grady, the Mustangs went 6-6 in 2011, winning five district games. Grady and his staff are...

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.

...
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.

...

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...