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News

02/25/2015 - 4:43pm

THE MADISON COUNTY Board of Supervisors renewed a contract last week with The Whitten Group for human resources support.

The Whitten Group, based in Ridgeland, has worked for the county on two other projects - one for $8,000 to do a...

02/25/2015 - 4:39pm

HOY ROAD was the subject of more drama in Madison County last week - but as it turns out, the county’s current funding pledge for the project might actually cover the construction costs.

Two years ago, the Madison County Board of...

02/25/2015 - 4:36pm

MADISON COUNTY Administrator Mark Houston said he doesn’t know why the county has apparently failed to review its solid waste management plan since 2009.

Early this month, the county received a letter from the Mississippi...

02/25/2015 - 4:34pm

MOST CRIME in the city of Madison increased last year.

Out of seven crime categories, only aggravated assaults decreased in 2014. Police reported 15 aggravated assaults (meaning assaults with a weapon) in 2013, and 12 last year.

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02/25/2015 - 4:30pm

Russell Bozeman is director of forest protection and forest information for the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC). Bozeman got his forestry degree from Mississippi State University and is a registered forester. He and his wife, Chaffin...

02/25/2015 - 4:28pm

THE RIDGELAND Board of Aldermen has delayed decisions about Baymeadows Apartments again, but expects to take a vote in April, said Mayor Gene McGee.

Last week the board heard rebuttal from the Community Development Department about...

02/25/2015 - 4:26pm

CITIZENS FOR GLUCKSTADT hopes to have a new map of a proposed incorporation area by April 1 in order to continue efforts to make Gluckstadt a city.

Right now Gluckstadt is an undefined, unincorporated area between the cities of Madison...

02/25/2015 - 2:00pm
Brenda Newhouse hasn’t been able to drive her Chevy Trailblazer onto the driveway in front of her house for more than a year. 
Damage caused by a water main burst that was improperly repaired by Jackson city officials...
02/25/2015 - 1:56pm
When Sarah Love was told there was a bomb threat at Jackson Academy, the dean of the lower school didn’t announce the threat over the intercom. 
Instead, she announced that the lower school would be having a fire drill...
02/25/2015 - 1:55pm
New businesses coming to County Line Road in Jackson could benefit from tax abatement. 
The city of Jackson is looking into a number of incentives to bring new big box retailers and other businesses to the aging commercial...
02/25/2015 - 1:54pm
Jeff Good is an urban warrior – someone who fights for what’s best for the city of Jackson. 
His most recent battle is against the new water meters that have been installed in the city. 
The...
02/25/2015 - 1:47pm
Another legal volley could soon be fired in the suit between Airwave LLC and the Hinds County Board of Supervisors. 
The board is being sued by Airwave for breach of contract after the board terminated two of its contracts...
02/25/2015 - 1:26pm

The constant rains and melting ice have caused some flooding in the 5500 block of Wayneland Drive in Northeast Jackson. Motorists traveling along the roadway are urged to use caution. It appears that the water has also begun flooding a few...

02/24/2015 - 2:49pm

A planning board meeting to rezone the Colonial Country Club has been postponed until March.

Developers with the out-of-state firm Colonial Jackson LLC told the Sun that the meeting needed to be rescheduled because of the inclement...

02/24/2015 - 2:13pm

Troop I Scouts awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at the November Court of Honor are (from left) Benton Parker, Gus Carroll, Jake Edlin, and Will Laird.

02/24/2015 - 2:05pm

At the recent Andrew Jackson Council Boy Scout Eagle Dinner Troop 1 Scouts Garner Cheney (left) and Charley Hutchison (right) were recognized for earning their Eagle Rank in 2014.

02/24/2015 - 2:01pm

Madison County Schools Technology Student Association students competed recently in the regional competition in Vicksburg. Members of the Rosa Scott Technology Student Association with their sponsors are (from left, back) advisor...

02/24/2015 - 1:50pm

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Davis Ratcliff of Canton announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Elizabeth Ratcliff, to Hunter Thomas Hayes, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Thomas Hayes Jr. of Decatur.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of...

02/24/2015 - 1:32pm

Meredith Lee Keeton and Justin David White were united in marriage the afternoon of December 13 at First Baptist Church Ridgeland.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Keeton of Madison. The bridegroom is the son of Dr. and...

02/24/2015 - 1:29pm

Jackson Academy students in the second grade show off their ball handling skills by dribbling, spinning, and balancing balls in unison to music as part of the Little Dribblers program.  They practice during their regular P.E....

02/24/2015 - 1:28pm

Germantown High School introduces the 2014-2015 PTO board (from left, standing) Tish Vaughn, Kim Magoun, Liz Young, Heather Walker, Sue Ellen Shepard, Gigi Turner, Jennifer Fisher, Elizabeth Boone, Vicki McIntosh, Lee Ann Riddle,...

02/24/2015 - 1:26pm

Christ Covenant School recently hosted John Bond, former Mississippi State University quarterback and founder of Andrew’s Mission, as the chapel speaker. CCS students raised more than $1,000 for Andrew’s Mission to...

02/24/2015 - 1:16pm

Ten Jackson Prep varsity football players were recently named to the 2014 All-MAIS Football Team. They are (from left, back) Taylor Wallace (punter), Brock Newman (offensive lineman), Ian McGraw (running back), Rivers McGraw (...

02/18/2015 - 4:51pm

MADISON COUNTY should save more than $200,000 over the next 13 years after supervisors voted recently to do a partial refunding, or refinancing, of a 2008 bond issue.

Supervisors sold $33 million in bonds in 2008 as part of the Reunion...

02/18/2015 - 4:47pm

THE LOST RABBIT Homeowners Association (HOA) is requesting to lease some waterfront property from the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV) in order to build a swimming pool and patio area.

Currently there are about 75 owner-...