HB 1612, which would allow for the creation of Community Improvement... READ MORE
I am the Meanest Mama in the World. That’s the word around my house, at least. The criteria for earning this title is ever-changing. Some days, the bar is as low as telling my children that they have to bathe. Other times, I have to work harder, like when I impose a consequence: ‘You hit your sister with the iPad, so now it’s mine.’
Nearly 15 years after the original plans were announced for Harbor Walk, Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRVWSD) officials are still optimistic about the development.
The planning process is ongoing for the proposed development to be built on reservoir property.
Eddie Spencer is pastor of church and society at Galloway United Methodist Church. Spencer has served in the position for nearly six years. He recently spoke to Sun Senior Staff Writer Anthony Warren about Galloway’s ministries to the homeless, in particular, Grace Place.
Spillway Road Project
Work is slated to begin soon to improve traffic at the intersection of Spillway Road and Northshore Parkway/Old Fannin Road.
The long-term goal is to ease traffic at the busy intersection, which has approximately 30,000 vehicles using it daily.
Plans to address flooding problems in Belhaven appear to be stalled, thanks to a handful of reluctant homeowners unwilling to grant the temporary easements for the work.
He spent 35 years in healthcare administration before going into business. He and Barbara recently went on their 28th trip abroad. He loves wood working and refinishing furniture. He studied art for more than three years under Karl Wolfe. He is invested in the Fondren area.
Barefoot is a simple and joyous concept. Might be a Mississippi thing, I don’t know. Because I live in the age of high style, mega-bucks, multi-colored sports shoes, I’m not sure my opinion is appreciated by Reebok’s marketing department or considered valid by the pc crowd.
Mississippi’s top elected leader is urging Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves to push through legislation authorizing “community improvement districts” or CIDs.
Gov. Phil Bryant said he texted the lieutenant governor on Thursday night encouraging him to back the legislation, which is popular with many Northsiders.
Dan Gaillet serves as the county engineer for Madison County. Gaillet is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where he earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in civil engineering.
“Sarasota, Fla., is beautiful! We started going there on our honeymoon and went back every year for 15 years. Sometimes we took our parents with us. Such great memories!”
Sandra McKinney Showah
“Spring break for me has been getting ready for the Hal's St. Paddy's Day parade for about 30 plus years.”
Metro ballet prepares for spring performance
Roughly 90 percent of the giant Salvinia found in the Ross Barnett Reservoir has been eradicated after approximately $150,000 has been spent on efforts to remove it.
Jackson, Madison, and Ridgeland shouldn’t count on the state’s new lottery to boost sales tax revenues.
According to the Mississippi Tax Commission, sales of tickets aren’t subject to the traditional seven-percent tax.
A vigil will be held tonight for the Jackson Academy (JA) student killed in a car crash today.
Frances Anne Fortner was driving along Ridgewood Road around 1:30 p.m., when she hit a manhole cover and her car flipped, according to Precinct Four Cmdr. Keith Freeman.
The vigil will be at 7 p.m., on the school's campus.
Mississippi's state accountability model is designed to measure the instructional effectiveness of schools and districts in the state. It includes students' scores on language and math tests as well as attendance and graduation rates. Schools and districts are given a letter grade from A to F according to their performance.
During the 2016 fiscal year, the U.S. Postal Service’s Postal Inspection Service received 60,000 customer complaints regarding attempts to steal mail.
A Madison County couple is finding out just how easy it is for mail to be stolen, even in person.
Van Devender family donates for expansion of Batson Children’s Hospital
The simple prayer of a child for the patients of Batson Children’s Hospital brought about a $1.5 million gift from the Van Devender Family Foundation to expand pediatric care at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC).
This summer, Jackson resident Erin Smith will move to Los Angeles, not to try to make it on the big screen, but to train under world-renowned plastic surgeons as a part of her fellowship.
She will be trained by Dr. Paul Nassif, who stars on the television show “Botched” and Dr. Babak Azizzadeh.
The Ridgeland Costco could be welcoming customers next spring.
Meanwhile, residents opposed to the store are still fighting the matter in court.
Developers have applied for and received a permit to clear the Costco site, which is located on the east side of Highland Colony Parkway south of the Old Agency Road roundabout.
The second and third phases of Renaissance are on track to be finished next year, complete with another show fountain and Malco theater.
The city of Ridgeland director of community development Alan Hart said, based on reports from the developer, that phase two of Renaissance should be open by summer or fall of 2019.
So I’m kind of a frugal guy. My wife says cheap, but that’s just semantics. I like cars that get good gas mileage.
I also don’t like air pollution, since my job often has me reading about how particulates from car exhaust and other sources cause childhood asthma, premature deaths and things like that.
One of the founding principles of St. Richard Catholic School is the value of community. Cardinals are taught from an early age that giving back to the community is an important part of being a good citizen.
Rep. Cory Wilson spoke recently to the Madison-Ridgeland Rotary Club on the recently concluded special legislative session that resulted in the passage of bills on state infrastructure and transportation modernization and the creation of a state lottery.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School held a birthday lunch for seniors celebrating birthdays in June, July and August.
With their classmates, Jackson Academy second-grade students (from left) Carson Lester, Emily Lampton, Preston Gough, and Lillian Griner participated in activities inspired by the book The Polar Express before Christmas.
Members of the 2018 Jackson Prep varsity soccer team include (from left, back) Head Coach Jon Marcus Duncan, Anna Grace Morgan, Campbell Perkins, Olivia Sasser, Cassidy ZumMallen, Avery Lee, Dylan Freeman, Madeleine Black, Annie Jicka, Parker Dausman, Dylan Burkhalter, Coach Kaylie Reeves, Coach TJay Busin; (middle row) Ramsay Jeffreys, Sarah C
Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Thomas Arnold of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Ruth Arnold, to Daniel Hartley Duddleston, son of Dr. and Mrs. David Newman Duddleston of Madison.
Rick Cleveland, sports columnist with Mississippi Today spoke to the Rotary Club of North Jackson at a recent meeting.
Jackson Prep recently held its Precis Pageant. Students voted Most Talented were (from left) Meriwether Marchetti and Charlie Davis.
Madison Central High School senior Connor Henderson has signed to play soccer in the fall at Millsaps College. Shown are (standing) Madison Central Head Soccer Coach Cecil Hinds; (from left, sitting) Terri, Connor and Wes Henderson.
Madison Ridgeland Academy second-graders snacked on apples to end their study of Johnny Appleseed. Shown are (from left) Campbell Breckenridge, Fenley Bowie, Adelyn Donahue, Joshua Snowdy and Sidney Doty.