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News

07/24/2012 - 10:30am

MFC Fire U14 boys premier soccer team won the Gulf States Premier League Championship and will advance to the National Premier League Championship in Chicago. Team members are (from left, back) Jacob Crawley, Coach Nic Henderson, Eric Diamond,...

07/24/2012 - 10:28am

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School seniors on the 2012 varsity fast pitch softball team are (from left) Mary Hannah Cooper, Barry Lee, and Nao Wada.

07/24/2012 - 10:26am

Norma Katharine Butts, a 2009 graduate of Madison Central, was selected as the Taylor Medal recipient in economics at the University of Mississippi. She is the daughter of Bennie and Pam Butts of Madison and the granddaughter of Northsiders...

07/24/2012 - 10:24am

Jackson Academy recently honored the following ninth-graders with Academic Achievement medals, signifying maintaining scholastic excellence and having made a significant contribution in a certain subject area. They are (from left) Annie...

07/24/2012 - 10:22am

Each year Jackson Prep recognizes individual students who have achieved a high degree of excellence in the major courses of study and electives that comprise the curriculum at Prep. Sophomores and juniors with distinctive performances in...

07/24/2012 - 10:20am

St. Andrew’s Episcopal upper school students who received book awards for excellence in the musical and performing arts are (from left, back) Daniel Yeh, speech and debate competition; David Dulske, band; Michael Sneed, theatre production...

07/24/2012 - 10:18am

Olde Towne Middle School eighth-grad Awards Day winners include (from left, back) Elizabeth Lanford, Maddy Davis, Anna Boyles, Juliette Richert; (front) Olivia Jones, Kameron Shook, Zahra Faizi.

07/24/2012 - 10:16am

Jackson Academy recently honored the following ninth-grade graduates with the Service and Character in the Classroom award, signifying outstanding good character and a caring spirit toward classmates. They are (from left, back) Allie King,...

07/24/2012 - 10:15am

Jackson Prep recognizes individual students who have achieved a high degree of excellence in the major courses of study and electives that comprise the curriculum at Prep. Eighth-graders with distinctive performances in individual course...

07/18/2012 - 2:43pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

WORK ON A new playground at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland should start any day now, Recreation and Parks Director Chris Chance said.

Officials awarded the bid for the playground two...

07/18/2012 - 2:40pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

THE FIRST BIT of milestone work on the new I-55 interchange in Madison and Ridgeland should be done right around the August 3 deadline, one official said.

“It’s going to...

07/18/2012 - 2:38pm

By KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff Writer

A PROPOSED LANDFILL in south Madison County might not be dead, but it appears to be mostly dead for now.

Last week the permit board for the Mississippi Department for Environmental...

07/18/2012 - 2:35pm

ONE SUSPECT had bonded out and two others were behind bars last week following the burglary of a Northside home.

On July 9, Jackson police arrested Ontario Williams, 18, Nokoyea Clayton, 18, and a juvenile, all of Jackson, for...

07/18/2012 - 2:29pm

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT of Justice has approved new district lines for Hinds County.

The lines, which were passed by the board of supervisors in early 2011, will now be implemented....

07/18/2012 - 2:26pm

WEATHER PENDING, work on Redbud Road is expected to wrap up in the next couple of weeks, less than three months after the city of Jackson approved closing off the street. “The curb and center isle have been constructed but we are...

07/18/2012 - 2:05pm

Road construction started last week on a damaged section of the Natchez Trace Parkway at milepost 94.8, south of Ridgeland.   This section has been closed since March due to a failure in the road base that made the road unsafe for...

07/18/2012 - 2:01pm

By ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff Writer

WHAT DOES it take to get a building permit?

How long does it take to get a property approved?

It all depends on the contractor and how long construction takes, say Jackson...

07/18/2012 - 1:16pm

John Maxwell is using his skills on and off the stage to share his spirituality with others and raise awareness about issues affecting the community. The Northside actor will soon be presenting  his play, “Buck-Nekkid for Jesus,...

07/18/2012 - 1:09pm

USUALLY WHEN Denson Robinson talks to the media, he’s pretty matter of fact.

But when he starts talking about the city of Madison’s volunteer fire department, even he says he gets “passionate.”

Robinson...

07/18/2012 - 1:04pm

by ANTHONY WARREN

Sun Staff  Writer

NEIGHBORS should no longer have to worry about cutting the grass at a home on Sheffield Drive.

Jackson city officials say they’ve reached an agreement with the owner of...

07/18/2012 - 12:58pm

by KATIE EUBANKS

Sun Staff  Writer

THE CITIES OF Madison and Ridgeland both saw growth in their total assessed values this year.

After a 2.6 percent drop last year, Ridgeland’s assessed value grew by 2.1...

07/17/2012 - 4:18pm

TODAY in major league baseball there are several sets of brothers who play in the league. Two rising stars in BJ and Justin Upton, two scrappy veterans in Jerry Jr. and Scott Hairston, and three backstop brothers in Bengie, Jose, and Yadier...

07/17/2012 - 4:15pm

Madison Avenue Upper Elementary fourth-grade PA class had a Medieval feast at the castle in Raymond. Each child designed and made his own costume. Shown are Ayden Whittington, Sam Gaines, Noah Garrett, and Allen Riley.

07/17/2012 - 4:11pm

Elected Friendliest recently at Jackson Prep are (from left) Taylor Byrd and Patrick Johnson.

07/17/2012 - 4:10pm

Ridgeland High School hosted the 10th annual class day ceremony hightlighting the seniors’ accomplishments.  Shown are (from left) editors of publication staffs at RHS: Haley Hegwood (yearbook production editor), Madison Walker (...