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News

04/15/2015 - 4:46pm
More than $7 million in road work is slated for south Madison County. 
The Madison County Board of Supervisors recently approved advertising for bids for three projects. 
The county is anticipating spending...
04/15/2015 - 4:45pm
Madison County officials say they were close to reaching a deal with the city of Ridgeland regarding the payment of $1 million for the Lake Harbour Drive widening project. 
“I believe that a deal is pending on...
04/15/2015 - 4:44pm
Dina Ray is director of the Mississippi chapter of March of Dimes, an organization dedicated to improving the health of mothers and babies and reducing premature births and infant mortality. 
She has been in the metro area...
04/15/2015 - 4:41pm
Northside lawmakers had a roughly five percent success rate in seeing bills signed into law during the 2015 Legislative session. 
While the amount might seem small, lawmakers say their effectiveness shouldn’t be...
04/15/2015 - 4:40pm
A RECENTLY REZONED commercial property in Gluckstadt could feature “fast casual” restaurants, bakeries, ice cream and coffee shops, but no fast food, gas stations or convenience stores, said a nearby resident. 
...
04/15/2015 - 4:39pm
Rick Eads has known Rice Road needed repaving for a long time. 
The Ridgeland resident who lives at the corner of Rice and the entrance of the Wendover subdivision, said potholes in the road have caused him to blow out tires...
04/15/2015 - 4:35pm
The Jackson City Council still had questions last week regarding the mayor’s request to issue a state of emergency on its roads and water lines.
In particular, members spoken to by the Sun were worried that the...
04/15/2015 - 10:42am

Community Animal Rescue and Adoption (CARA) will host its first “Cinco de Mayo Mutts and Margaritas” fund-raiser in the home of David and Dana Traxler, 2429 Eastover Dr., May 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event includes a silent auction,...

04/15/2015 - 9:54am

Madison County officials say they were close to reaching a deal with the city of Ridgeland regarding the payment of $1 million for the Lake Harbour Drive widening project.

“I believe that a deal is pending on settlement of the...

04/15/2015 - 9:41am

Dina Ray is director of the Mississippi chapter of March of Dimes, an organization dedicated to improving the health of mothers and babies and reducing premature births and infant mortality.
She has been in the metro area 15 years....

04/15/2015 - 9:38am

Northside lawmakers had a roughly five percent success rate in seeing bills signed into law during the 2015 Legislative session.

While the amount might seem small, lawmakers say their effectiveness shouldn’t be measured - and can...

04/15/2015 - 9:36am

A RECENTLY REZONED commercial property in Gluckstadt could feature “fast casual” restaurants, bakeries, ice cream and coffee shops, but no fast food, gas stations or convenience stores, said a nearby resident.

Florette...

04/15/2015 - 9:33am

Rick Eads has known Rice Road needed repaving for a long time.

The Ridgeland resident who lives at the corner of Rice and the entrance of the Wendover subdivision, said potholes in the road have caused him to blow out tires on his...

04/15/2015 - 9:30am

The Jackson City Council still had questions last week regarding the mayor’s request to issue a state of emergency on its roads and water lines.

In particular, members spoken to by the Sun were worried that the administration...

04/14/2015 - 3:09pm

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Cain of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Claire Cain, to William James Buck, son of James R. Buck of Brandon and Sheila Ann Buck of Madison. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene...

04/14/2015 - 2:59pm

Mr. and Mrs. James Fell Walker of Boulder, Colo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Anne Walker, to Douglas Vaughan McRae, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vaughan Watkins McRae of Jackson.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of...

04/14/2015 - 2:39pm

Leavell Chapel on the campus of the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary was the setting for the marriage of Mary Emily Matheny and Roland Quinche Leavell III November 22 at 5:30 p.m. Dr. Waylon Bailey of First Baptist Church, Covington, La...

04/14/2015 - 9:06am

Jackson Academy’s theater department will present “Our Town” April 16-19 in the Black Box Theater in the Performing Arts Center. Tickets will be available at the door.  Among the cast members are (from left) Bailey Magee...

04/09/2015 - 9:53am

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Maynard Foreman Jr. of Brandon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Lauren Foreman, to William Christopher Ivison, son of the late Herbert Bernard Ivison Jr. of...

04/09/2015 - 9:50am

Mr. and Mrs. George Elliott Guffin III of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Amie Frances Guffin, to Peter Michael Henderson, son of the Very Rev. Father and Mrs. John Clark Henderson...

04/09/2015 - 9:48am
Cora Jeanne Miller’s love of dolls could mean additional funding for Ballet Mississippi. 
On April 18, the ballet will host an antique doll sale, show and contest. 
Proceeds from the event will...
04/09/2015 - 9:46am

Dr. and Mrs. Clarance Stephen Farmer II of Tupelo announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Erin Farmer, to Justin Michael Myers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael F. Myers of Pearl....

04/09/2015 - 9:46am
The city of Jackson has the legal authority to prevent a halfway house from opening in an affluent Northeast Jackson neighborhood, but as of last week the city appeared unwilling to do anything about it.
Oxford House has opened a...
04/09/2015 - 9:45am
As early as June, Northsiders could see infrastructure work related to the city of Jackson’s one-percent sales tax get under way. 
The city’s oversight commission was expected to pass the city’s...
04/09/2015 - 9:43am
A petition to rezone the Colonial Country Club property has been withdrawn, and developers say they are going back to the drawing board.
Colonial Jackson LLC withdrew its petition to rezone the property to a community mixed-use...