Today's Top Stories

A settlement could be on the horizon in the city of Jackson’s $225 million lawsuit against Siemens Industry.
Madison county leader and family enjoys exploring europe in addition to snow skiing out west.
Madison County School District is working to accommodate growth with lasting additions including a new facility to house  sixth-graders in the Germantown zone.
MadCAAP’s fundraiser scheduled October 1.
Established overlay districts proving successful for Jackson.

Additional police officers patrolling R’land trails; woman attacked recently


Ridgeland police are beefing up security along the city’s trail system, but the increased presence is not a result of the recent groping incident that occurred there.

On May 26, a woman was running on the trail near the Natchez Trace Parkway when she was approached from behind and groped on the rear end.

Crime Report

Jackson Crime

The Jackson Police Department received the following reports for:

Melrose Drive, 100 block, house burglary, May 16;

Northtown Drive, auto theft, May 19;

Northtown Drive, business burglary, May 16;

Oakhurst Drive, 2100 block, house burglary, May 16;

McGinnis on Academy of Ancient Music

Richard McGinnis is president of the Mississippi Academy of Ancient Music. McGinnis, who co-founded the group in 1982 with Max Garriott, is a professor of chemistry at Tougaloo College. He received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley and his master’s in chemistry from Harvard University.

News Briefs

More Costco Appeals

Whether or not the state’s high court will reconsider its ruling in the Ridgeland Costco case could come down to what it considers text amendments and rezoning.


Breaking News

Northsiders were among the 1,254 SPRING graduates from Hinds Community College.


Waymond Lee Rone died August 19, 2019 in Jackson, Mississippi. Just two weeks earlier he had been... READ MORE


St. Andrew’s Episcopal School recently celebrated Holland Townes (center) during the 2019 Senior Night. He was recognized with the baseball team.