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

Academic award

Jackson Academy granted Academic Awards to fifth-graders (from left) Noah Pressler, Alex Guild, Mya Coins,  Rachel Lehman, and Gautam Ray. Academic Awards are given to students who have maintained scholastic excellence and have made a significant contribution in a subject area.

Lions speaker

Congressman Gregg Harper recently spoke to the Madion Lions Club. Shown are (from left) Lions Matthew Kirk, Joshua Gates, Rep. Harper,  Lion Steve Haskins.

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Mayor suggests city oversees one-percent projects

Jackson’s new mayor could have a solution to the city’s one-percent program management woes: Let public works oversee the projects, and reimburse the city for labor costs related to that work using one-percent dollars.

Waggoner to oversee Lake Harbour Road project


Waggoner Engineering has been contracted by the city of Ridgeland for the Lake Harbour Drive rehabilitation project, Waggoner was selected for construction, engineering and inspection services.

The project includes milling and overlaying plus the upgrade of four traffic signals on Spillway Road from Breaker’s Lane to Northpark Drive.