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A meeting to discuss with the Jackson legislative delegation, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, the City Council, and tourism industry stakeholders major concerns with the operation of Visit Jackson, formerly the Jackson Convention and...

City seeks new managers for Smith-Wills baseball stadium

No, the Griswolds did not move to Madison. That glow on the horizon is coming from the Richardson Light Show.

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Steady paycheck leads sam fant to Madison county bank president position

When Sam Fant got his first job in banking, like most recent college graduates, he was simply looking for a steady paycheck.

Jackson city officials say broken down equipment is a major reason for the city falling behind in repairing potholes.

Banner school

The Mississippi Council on Economic Education named Germantown High School a banner school for 2016-17.  Because of this honor, one student was awarded the MCEE Banner School for Financial Readiness $500 Scholarship. Shown are (from left) recipient Laurel Lee and Selena Swartzfager.

Memory house

Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area recently dedicated a new Habitat house in memory of Earle F. Jones Jr., a business and community leader who died in August 2013 at 86.

On Hold


Council waiting for new officials to tackle gating ordinance

AMENDMENTS TO Jackson’s public access gating ordinance continue to be on hold, and will likely be that way until the new council takes seat and new committee assignments are named.

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Northside Junior players participating in ‘central Mississippi local tour’

Junior golfers on the Northside now have another opportunity to experience the rigors of tournament play.

Jeff on work of Innovate Mississippi

Tony Jeff is president and CEO of Innovate Mississippi. Jeff is a graduate of Mississippi State University and Northwestern University. He joined Innovate Mississippi in 2002, and took over as the company’s chief in 2010. He recently spoke to Sun Senior Staff Writer Anthony Warren about the organization and its efforts to help entrepreneurs.