Today's Top Stories
Ridgeland Police Chief John Neal credits his officers being more present in the community for 15 percent crime reduction between 2016 to 2017.
District 29 Sen. David Blount won’t say whether he supports banning assault weapons and wants to take a “wait and see” approach when it comes to passing new gun legislation.
The Sun spoke to Blount recently in the aftermath of a school massacre in Florida.
Prep Land Donation
Officials at Jackson Preparatory School have several ideas on how to use a recent donation of 10 acres of land.
Late last year, the school announced a group of donors had donated a 10-acres swath of wooded land to the school.
The first phase of the Riverside Drive Reconstruction Project could be bid out late this year.
Engineers were still drawing up plans for the first phase last week. The plans are expected to be completed by November, and the project will be bid out.
Jackson police have arrested one suspect and issued a warrant for another in connection with a string of auto break-ins on the Northside.
District 58 Rep. Joel Bomgar believes less access to guns, and specifically assault weapons, is not the answer to the recent mass shootings.
Bomgar recently told the Sun he wants to keep Mississippi gun laws the same.
“I am a huge supporter of the Second Amendment,” he said.
if you want a drink to go, and you’re dining at The District at Eastover, you can have it, thanks to the recent passage of Jackson’s first “go cup” ordinance.
Recently, the Jackson City Council approved an ordinance setting up a leisure and recreation district at the District at Eastover.
Madison residents can now officially ride their golf carts in certain neighborhoods.
City officials approved an ordinance in February approving the subdivisions of Annandale, Reunion and Northbay as ones wherein residents can operate golf carts.