Today's Top Stories

Another water main break in Jackson is blocking Old Canton Road between I-55 and State Street at East Hill and Grove Park roads.
High school band members reunite for Michael J. Fox Foundation parkinson's research benefit.  For Mart McMullan, it’s not adversity that defines you, but how you handle it.
Yet another hurdle has been thrown in the path of the Museum Trail, but Northsiders are certain they’ll be able to jump it.
With the future of the city and opportunity for growth in mind, Ridgeland has filed a petition to annex a section of land that Mayor Gene McGee says is the only viable option for growth.
Special Olympic plans annual benefit.

One-Percent signs

By ANTHONY WARREN,

These signs were up along Briarwood Drive yesterday. They advertise "Your 1% at work." Briarwood was recently paved with one-percent infrastructure dollars. The Sun is trying to find out if one-percent dollars paid for them. More details to follow.


Jackson Community Meeting

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Northsiders will have a chance to sound off on city issues Thursday night, at Broadmeadow United Methodist Church. Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba is hosting the "community conversation" event, to talk about infrastructure, recent changes in the police department and other issues.



Coming Soon

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Commission to receive long-awaited data on projects

Jackson’s one-percent oversight commission could soon have the information they need to again approve spending money.

Public Works Director Robert Miller said he will soon provide oversight officials with the oft-requested, but never delivered “project reconciliation.”




Family tradition

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

Three generations of Northsiders follow their passion for history at Millsaps

 Many people in the same family often work in the same professional field or have similar interests. For Bill Crim, his son-in-law Silas McCharen, and his granddaughter Sarah Lloyd Stevenson, that is definitely the case.


Plans to help congestion at Stribling and Church approved by supervisors

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

Two of the four stop signs at the intersection of Stribling Road extension and Church Road will be removed in an attempt to help traffic flow.

During a February Madison County board meeting, supervisors authorized County Engineer Dan Gaillet to remove the signs after receiving complaints from residents in the Germantown subdivision.








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Edward B. Ramirez, a retired electrical engineer, passed away at the age of 90. He was a veteran... READ MORE

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Cheering for Jackson Prep this year are (from left, back) Eliza Hollingsworth, Margaret Dye, Livi Mathews, Addy Katherine Allen, Rosemary McClintock, Kennedy Cleveland, Rachel Rutledge, Mari Lampt