Today's Top Stories

A settlement could be on the horizon in the city of Jackson’s $225 million lawsuit against Siemens Industry.
The coming weeks promise to be busy for leaders with two Northside community groups, who are pushing forward with plans to implement “community improvement districts” (CIDs).
Children learning early value of Community Commitment through Junior Homeowners Association. Residents and officials in the city of Madison talk a lot about having “hometown spirit.”
A second arrest has been made in Jackson’s water theft investigation.
Golf on the N’side growing in popularity among junior players After plateauing in recent years, junior golf on the Northside again appears to be on the upswing.

Jim Wilkirson on works of JXNUNITED

Jim Wikirson is executive director of the Fondren Renaissance Foundation (FRF) and a member of JXNUNITED, a group of neighborhood association leaders that meets regularly to discuss common concerns. He recently spoke to Sun Senior Staff Writer Anthony Warren about the group.

 

So what is JXNUNITED? How did it start?


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Christ Methodist program offers special ministry to middle, high school students

For John Sharp Kirk, youth groups at Christ United Methodist Church weren’t just about learning the Gospel, but making friends, growing up and learning about life.



David Keary, V.A. Patterson receive arts commission Governor’s Arts Awards

V.A. Patterson and David Keary are among the 2018 recipients of the Mississippi Arts Commission’s (MAC) Governor’s Arts Awards. The awards are given to individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding work in visual, literary and performing arts, community development through the arts and arts patronage in Mississippi.




Crime Report

Jackson Crime

The Jackson Police Department received the following reports for:

Brookwood Road, 800 block, house burglary, November 26;

County Line Road, 1100 block east, auto burglary, November 19;

Culleywood Road, 4600 block, house burglary, November 23;









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Breaking News

Northsiders could no longer have to drive to Vicksburg to qualify for the TSA precheck service.

Obituaries

Leslie Evalyn Hodge, 51, of New Orleans passed away at home on August 16, 2019.  Born in Augusta,... READ MORE

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First Presbyterian Day School sixth-graders (from left) Causey Jones and Casen Macke were chosen Best Manners by their classmates.