Today's Top Stories

Developers get nine more months to decide on center

Developers have roughly three months to decide if it will lease some 130 acres of airport property to build a $165 million mixed-use project in Flowood.

Virgi Lindsay was recently elected Ward Seven councilwoman for the city of Jackson. Before joining the council, Lindsay was a newspaper reporter and longtime executive director of the Greater Belhaven Foundation (GBF).

Although Madison’s budget is not yet finalized, city citizens can expect road projects to make progress, grants that will help augment the city’s community feel and even tag readers throughout the next fiscal year. 

Emily Ragland receives

national recognition

for talents in classroom

Lin focuses on bringing more physical medicine, rehab doctors to state

Special to the Sun

Dr. Vernon Lin is 6 feet 3 inches tall and has a resume 21 pages long.

Symphony at Sunset planned


Ross Bjork, the University of Mississippi athletic director, recently spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson. He discussed the vision, budget and current events at Ole Miss athletics.

Flood relief

Residents of Reunion Madison answered the call for assistance to their fellow citizens victimized by the floods brought by Hurricane Harvey in Texas.  Packing the first of many trucks of water and household goods are Reunion staff (from left) Josh Owens, Clay Johnston, Chris Jackson and Casey Smith.

Book boxes

Students in Jackson Academy’s lower school created book boxes based on their summer reading. Displaying their creations are (from left, back) Avery Buchanan, Avery Pickering, Meridith Ray, Leighton Sijansky; (front) Elizabeth Wells, Elle Earl, and Jack Satcher.