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News

05/21/2014 - 7:51am
More than four months after Jackson voters overwhelmingly approved implementing a temporary one-cent tax, the commission that will help determine how the city can spend the money is not in place.
As of last Friday, six members...
05/20/2014 - 4:04pm

Blink and it will be gone. Growing at the corner of East Ridge Drive and Meadowbrook Road in Northeast Jackson is an Agave Americana, a plant that is more commonly known as a century plant. The plant was blooming last week, and it might be dead...

05/20/2014 - 8:52am
OLE MISS has reclaimed the title of most popular college choice among Northsiders. 
For the class of 2014, 271 seniors have opted to attend Ole Miss, compared with 259 going to Mississippi State University. 
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05/19/2014 - 9:27am
New building projects in Fondren and Belhaven now will be considered more competitive for federal tax incentives, thanks to the recent passage of an ordinance creating enterprise zones in the capital city. 
The Jackson City...
05/19/2014 - 9:20am

THE MISSISSIPPI Department of Transportation (MDOT) is drawing up plans for how it wants the Madison County Board of Supervisors to spend $6 million in settlement funds.

Supervisors recently moved a lot of the money around, despite...

05/19/2014 - 9:17am
Two years ago, the city of Jackson entered into an agreement with the federal government to make an estimated $400 million in upgrades to its sewer system. 
The improvements, according to city officials, are required by the...
05/15/2014 - 9:41am

A PUBLIC MEETING will be held May 29 to inform commuters and residents about the new plans for improvements to Hoy Road phase two in Madison.

“The concept has been revised considerably from what we presented [a few] years ago. So...

05/14/2014 - 4:23pm

The city of Jackson is bringing on an engineer to determine if water and sewer rates were raised high enough last fall, but officials say residents don’t have to brace themselves for another round of rate hikes.

“We’...

05/14/2014 - 4:20pm

ANOTHER METRO-AREA retail development could receive government subsidies under the “cultural retail attraction” law, even though the rebate won’t be available after July 1.

Developers of The Renaissance at Colony Park...

05/14/2014 - 4:15pm

DESPITE A RISING number of criminal youth cases and the lack of a juvenile detention center in Madison County, one ray of hope - however thin - is shining on the juvenile justice system.

For fiscal year 2015, beginning July 1, the...

05/14/2014 - 4:06pm

MADISON COUNTY is preparing a disaster recovery center and applying for federal aid after two tornadoes passed over the county April 28.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will notify the county when the recovery center is...

05/14/2014 - 4:04pm

Jackson police say Hispanics appeared to have been targeted in recent armed robberies on the Northside.

Three armed robberies in which Hispanics were victims were reported recently in Northeast Jackson, with incidents occurring at...

05/14/2014 - 3:59pm

A PRELIMINARY HEARING for a sex-trafficking suspect was rescheduled last week for Tuesday, May 13.

Martavious Cortez Warner, 29, of Jackson, is charged with procuring the sexual servitude of a minor, a 16-year-old Jackson girl who had...

05/14/2014 - 3:57pm

CLEARING AND GRUBBING work along state-aid routes in Madison County could be finished within 30 days, meaning the county is that much closer to moving forward with a few state-aid road overlays.

AJ Construction started working April 25...

05/14/2014 - 3:47pm

Major renovations are on tap for the Highland Village shopping center.

About a year and a half after the center was purchased by WS Development, the new owners are making what they believe will be “transformational” changes...

05/14/2014 - 3:40pm

MADISON POLICE were still seeking a third suspect in an armed robbery at press time earlier this week.

Police have arrested two of the three suspects for the robbery, which happened in the Cypress Lake subdivision off Highland Colony ...

05/14/2014 - 3:38pm

Sheriff Getting Raise

MADISON COUNTY Sheriff Randy Tucker will be making $100,000 a year starting July 1, thanks to an amendment passed by the Mississippi Legislature this year.

Tucker currently makes $88,000...

05/13/2014 - 12:16pm

Kathleen See, communications coordinator for the Mississippi Children’s Museum, recently spoke to Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about the new LeFleur Museum District. The district includes the four museums along the Lakeland Drive/...

05/13/2014 - 12:13pm

New Summit School had a few special guests visit the campus recently. Gov. Phil Bryant and First Lady Deborah Bryant along with members of Community Bank toured the facility to see programs the school offers. Shown are (from left)...

05/13/2014 - 12:12pm

Members of Jackson Academy's 2013-14 junior varsity tennis team are (from back, left) Caroline Hill, Sara Scott Gideon, McKinna Powell, Olivia Stringer, Sara Brooks Adams, Claire McClure, Camryn Kestenbaum, Gracey Thomas, Robyn...

05/13/2014 - 12:11pm

Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Bolling McDaniel of Flowood announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Ayres McDaniel, to Eric Bradley Tisdale, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Wayne Tisdale of Gulfport.

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

05/13/2014 - 12:09pm

Christ Covenant School kindergarteners were recently given two new kitchen sets by an anonymous donor through CCS's Lunch With Lane program. Shown are CCS kindergarten students (from left, standing) Layla McClenton, Olivia...

05/13/2014 - 12:08pm

Awards were given at the recently held banquet to the following Jackson Prep varsity soccer team players (from left) JC Pride, Patriot Award; Mason Draughn, Best Offensive Player; Joseph Cook, Best Defensive Player; West Wells,...

05/13/2014 - 12:07pm

Kindergarteners at First Presbyterian Day School recently presented their annual play "Barnyard Praise." Shown are players (from left) Jet Hollingsworth, Thomas Hewitt Oswalt, Keegan Blount, Jacklyn Blanton, and Mia...

05/13/2014 - 12:06pm

St. Richard students who qualified for the recent Mississippi All-State Honor Choir Festival in Hattiesburg are (from left) Michelle Bramlett, Hannah Dear, Mina Leffler, Amelia Haydel, Amelia Ladner, Julianna Ladner, and St....