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

County considers tax

A user tax might become a possibility for Madison County. However, the tax is not meant to affect county residents.

Officials recently discussed how to implement a tax on hotels, motels, and possibly liquor stores in the county.

Longs supports Arts

The Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts will bring the Russian Folk Instrument Orchestra to the University of Mississippi this fall, thanks to a generous gift from Northsiders Billy and Rebecca Long.

Studying salesmen

Madison County is trying to get a handle on door-to-door salesmen.

During a recent board of supervisors meeting, the county discussed what to do about salesmen knocking on county residents’ doors.

Platt approved

A Madison subdivision is expanding. Hartford, located on N. Old Canton Road, will have two more sections added to the neighborhood.

Madison city officials recently approved the preliminary plats for parts 2A and 3A for the subdivision.

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