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Local News

01/30/2014 - 1:04pm

The future of a burned out apartment complex on the Northside could be decided by a Jackson Municipal Court judge next week.

A court date has been set for February 4, to determine whether or not the city of Jackson can tear down the...

01/30/2014 - 1:02pm

Betsy Bradley is director of the Mississippi Museum of Art. Bradley recently spoke with Sun staff writer Katie Eubanks about the museum’s Art Garden and its impact on downtown Jackson, along with upcoming exhibits and events at the...

01/30/2014 - 11:28am

JAMIE EUBANKS, operations manager at the state’s wine and liquor warehouse in Gluckstadt, asks the Sun to excuse the “mess” on the warehouse floor.

“They’re cleaning up. We had a big night last night....

01/30/2014 - 10:48am

BUILDER and developer Scott Shoemaker said he was “blessed” this past November to receive the 2013 Subdivision of the Year award from the Mississippi Home Builders Association for The Enclave at Towne Center, located in Ridgeland....

01/30/2014 - 10:43am

JACKSON police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at the corner of Belhaven and Hazel streets on January 17.

A man was walking home from a nearby bar when he noticed two unidentified black males walking in the other...

01/30/2014 - 10:42am

LeFleur East House gets more time

The LeFleur East House can be used for parties and neighborhood events for at least another year.

The Jackson City Council recently approved extending the LeFleur East...

01/30/2014 - 10:39am

THE CITY OF RIDGELAND is upping its “green” factor with five more solar-powered recycling compactors, thanks to a second grant from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).

Four of the bins, which can...

01/30/2014 - 10:36am

Final Plat Approved

A FINAL PLAT for part four of the Grayhawk subdivision in Madison County met with approval last week.

Grayhawk is located off Stribling Road Extension in the Gluckstadt area, east of...

01/28/2014 - 3:20pm

The Sanderson Farms Championship and host organization, Century Club Charities, recently presented Friends of Children’s Hospital with a check for $300,000. However, two anonymous donors stepped in with a donation of $100,000...

01/26/2014 - 9:26am

JUST DAYS after Jackson voters overwhelmingly approved a one-percent sales tax increase, city leaders were already working to determine how the funds would be spent.

On January 14, nearly 90 percent of voters...

01/26/2014 - 9:22am

CARING FOR A HORSE is a physical, time-consuming effort. Once you get past the awe of owning a beautiful, thousand-pound animal, you have to feed it, groom it, care for its hooves, scoop its (large) poop and make sure it gets worm treatment....

01/26/2014 - 9:19am

Forty-nine new apartments are on tap for downtown Jackson, with some of them expected to be ready for lease by the summer.

The apartments are part of Capitol and West, a redevelopment project under way near Smith Park.

...

01/26/2014 - 9:14am

MADISON COUNTY has rescheduled – again – a trip to Chicago so officials can visit Allstate Insurance Company and discuss Lost Rabbit.

County Administrator Mark Houston, Comptroller Shelton Vance, and Board Attorney Mike...

01/26/2014 - 9:11am

State transportation officials say safety is the major issue behind plans to close off a cloverleaf exit at the Lakeland Drive/I-55 interchange.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation recently announced plans to close off the...

01/26/2014 - 9:06am

CREWS WERE BUSY laying an indoor track and making other interior additions last week to the new Madison Healthplex Performance Center tentatively slated to open February 17.

Baptist Health Systems and Mississippi Sports Medicine and...

01/26/2014 - 9:04am

GRANT MONEY and possible new legislation could help Mississippi deal with its wild hog problem.

A $260,000 grant from the Mississippi Land, Water and Timber Resources Program will let the Mississippi State University (MSU) Extension...

01/26/2014 - 9:02am

CONSTRUCTION on a multiuse pathway connecting the Mississippi Farmers Market to the Mississippi Children’s Museum is still on tap to begin this fall.

The design phase of the Museum to Market Trail is still under way. Engineers...

01/26/2014 - 8:59am

THE NORTHBAY Property Owners Association (POA) is considering its next step after an appeals court refused a rehearing request about the neighborhood’s ban on rentals. 

Last week the Mississippi Court of Appeals denied the...

01/26/2014 - 8:57am

Beginning this summer, crews with the Central Mississippi Planning and Development District (CMPDD) will be evaluating streets on the Northside.

The agency is expected to begin working in the coming months on the 2040 Urbanized...

01/26/2014 - 8:55am

MADISON COUNTY and Rankin County might not have to share circuit judges after elections this fall, depending on the outcome of judicial redistricting in the state Legislature.

District 74 Rep. Mark Baker said he would introduce a bill...

01/26/2014 - 8:52am

Jackson police say they are looking into whether or not they can shut down a popular nightclub on the Northside through city ordinance.

The club in question is the M Bar, located at 6340 Ridgewood Court Rd.

Precinct Four Cmdr...

01/26/2014 - 8:48am

MADISON MAYOR Mary Hawkins Butler said “something is better than nothing” when asked if she was pleased with county officials’ recent efforts to help the city with neighborhood streets.

Butler said the city was...

01/26/2014 - 8:46am

State of Madison

MADISON MAYOR Mary Hawkins Butler will give her annual “State of the City” address to the Madison Organization of Homeowner Associations (MONA) next Thursday, January 30.

Butler...

01/26/2014 - 8:43am

Jackson city officials say it will likely be in February when all lanes of traffic are open again on Fortification Street.

Albeit temporarily.

The lanes will be open for several weeks as crews wait for the weather to warm up...

01/16/2014 - 4:33pm

The Jackson City Council’s quick decision to add a $5 surcharge to tickets sold at Thalia Mara Hall continues to receive backlash from members of the city’s artistic and entertainment communities.

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