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News

02/13/2014 - 4:00pm

OFFICIALS are taking the next steps to officially settle a lawsuit regarding Lost Rabbit and get rid of the infamous Lost Rabbit PID.

At press time, the settlement agreement still needed to be signed by Allstate Insurance Company, the...

02/13/2014 - 3:57pm

Diving with sharks might not be on too many people’s bucket lists.

In fact, many people believe that diving with the man-eating creatures could lead to a person prematurely kicking the bucket.

But for Kay and Early Ewing...

02/13/2014 - 3:43pm

RETAIL SALES are up in the tri-county area for the first half of fiscal year 2014, though Rankin County saw more growth than Madison and Hinds counties.

For July through December 2013, retail sales in Rankin County shot up by more than...

02/13/2014 - 3:41pm

IT’S ON TO the U.S. House of Representatives for a measure that will prevent flood insurance rates from going up for thousands of Northside homeowners.

The U.S. Senate recently approved the Homeowners Flood Insurance...

02/13/2014 - 3:35pm

HOY ROAD could see construction early next year, but officials say the proposed widening project in Madison will have to be modified from the original plans.

“My understanding is they’re doing three lanes instead of five...

02/13/2014 - 3:24pm

Northsiders are coming together to save the Briarwood pool.

The popular summer destination was in danger of being closed last year for good, because the pool’s owner, the Metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA...

02/13/2014 - 3:20pm

Northsider Bill Hankins was a leading economic industry recruiter for Mississippi in the ’70s and ’80s working for Mississippi Power and Light, Deposit Guaranty, the Bank of Jackson and Gov. Bill Waller. John Emmerich...

02/13/2014 - 3:11pm

Church Schedules Service

By Katie Eubanks

ONE CHURCH, a new multicultural church on the Northside, will hold its first preview service Sunday, February 16, at the United Artists movie theater at Northpark Mall...

02/13/2014 - 3:06pm

THE MISSISSIPPI Craft Center held an unusual ribbon-cutting last week – for its parking lot, which was recently paved for the first time in six years.

Since the craft center was finished in 2007, employees and visitors have...

02/13/2014 - 2:49pm

Hinds County officials are bracing themselves for potential litigation after the board of supervisors voted to end a $10,000-a-month grass-cutting and maintenance contract with Airwave LLC.

Under the leadership of new Board President...

02/13/2014 - 2:41pm

BACK IN THE ’50s, college students didn’t spend every spare minute locked into their smart phones.

Instead, a lot of them played bridge between classes.

“When you’d get out of class, there would be card...

02/11/2014 - 8:07am

Olde Towne Middle School water project committee raised more than $4,100 to build a water well at a girl's school in a village located in Afghanistan.  Students replaced sodas, sports and energy drinks with water and...

02/11/2014 - 8:05am

Katie Clark, author of “River Royals Master the Mississippi,” visited the fourth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School for a reading and presentation. Shown are (from left) Thomas Wasson, Madeline Page, Walker...

02/11/2014 - 8:04am

Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Michael Graugnard of Thibodaux announce the engagement of their daughter Michele Lyn Graugnard, to Tyler David Glaze, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry David Glaze of Ridgeland.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Louise...

02/11/2014 - 8:01am

Jackson Academy's sixth-grade choral music group, Finale, presented “Arrest These Merry Gentlemen” recently in the Performing Arts Center.  Members are (from left, back) Mary Liz Black, Reese Anderson, Gabe...

02/11/2014 - 7:59am

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School students have studied the importance of the Mississippi River in history class.  They recently used dry erase markers to highlight the impact of the “Great River” on a giant...

02/11/2014 - 7:57am

St. Anthony Catholic School recently celebrated community service during National Catholic Schools Week. Shown are sixth-grade students with Madison City Fire Chief Derrick Layton (from left) Cade Engels, Jaden Coleman, Colin...

02/11/2014 - 7:55am

Recently named to the 2013 MAIS All-District Team are the following Jackson Prep varsity football players (from left, back) Trace Lovertich (LB), Kaleb Lovertich (DB), William Townsend (DB), Gene Wood (P); (front) John Samander (DL...

02/11/2014 - 7:48am

Ridgeland High School senior Ryan Wesson signed a baseball scholarship with Pearl River Community College. Shown are (back) Ridgeland High School head baseball coach Clint Wilkerson; (front) Larry, Ryan and Tammy Wesson.  

02/11/2014 - 7:46am

Dr. Scott Torrey, M.D., recently visited the three-year-old classes at the Weekday Preschool, a children's ministry of Christ United Methodist Church. Dr. Torrey shared with boys and girls the importance of hand washing, good...

02/11/2014 - 7:45am

Christ Covenant School eighth-grade student Kathryn McCullouch (right) was chosen by the middle school faculty as the recipient of the DAR Good Citizenship Award. The award is bestowed upon the fifth - 11th grade student who best...

02/05/2014 - 4:00pm

MADISON COUNTY Board Attorney Mike Espy said a pending legal settlement regarding Lost Rabbit will mean taking property tax dollars from the development and then “giving them back.” But not everyone sees it that way.

Espy...

02/05/2014 - 3:53pm

Officials with the Mississippi Department of Revenue (DOR) are unsure how they’ll let businesses know what items are exempt and not exempt from Jackson’s new one-cent tax.

In January, voters in the capital city...

02/05/2014 - 3:51pm

MADISON MAYOR Mary Hawkins Butler was mum last week about whom she supports for chancery clerk, but she wasn’t mum about new developments coming to town or her displeasure with Madison County government.

Butler gave her annual...

02/05/2014 - 3:48pm

 

Ninety-eight years old never looked so young on a Wednesday night in Fondren. The Scout hut at St. James Episcopal Church is filled to capacity. Scouts snap to attention as a 15-year-old senior patrol leader briskly gets the...