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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

Gardening Glimpses


I talked with Ann Hibbs for two hours this afternoon, remembering Rod. She told of his motivational tactics with her: “Ann, here’s a list of things the regional vice president is supposed to do. Do them and you will be the best RVP Southern Region has ever had.”

Von Dunaway

Von Dunaway was joined by members of the Metro Jackson Lions Club recently in celebrating his 102nd birthday. Dunaway, a longtime member of the club, was honored with an ice cream cake and a chorus of “Happy Birthday.” The club meets Monday at Scrooge’s.

Fifty books

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School students are challenged every year to read 50 books the summer before starting first grade. Each year, on the first week of school, the students who successfully completed the challenge are awarded a certificate and a book of their own.

Honor Roll

University of Mississippi

Northside students from Madison County listed to the honor rolls at the University of Mississippi for the Spring 2017 semester include:

Emil Leo Nick Jr.

Memorial services were held September 2 at Boone Funeral Home for Emil Leo Nick Jr. Emil passed away August 29. He was the son of the late Emil Leo Nick Sr. and Adeline Fury Nick of Greenville.