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News

10/15/2014 - 10:21am
Northsiders will have a chance this weekend to look at some classic cars and help out two Mississippi charities. 
The 11th Annual Scarecrow Cruise and Car Show is slated for October 17-18 in Madison. Show hours for Saturday...
10/15/2014 - 10:18am
When crowds gathered outside Buckingham Palace at the end of World War II, Charlie Fitts was there.
The former prisoner of war and World War II veteran had recently been sent to England after being freed by the Germans, and was...
10/15/2014 - 10:15am
There’s no time to rest for the new executive director of LeFleur East.
Stacy Stovall, who was recently appointed to the organization’s top position, has hit the ground running.
In her first month, she...
10/15/2014 - 10:13am
Work is wrapping up on Belhaven Village, the 11 new townhouses that are part of The Belhaven, the mixed-use development across from Baptist Hospital. 
The houses are one of the last parts of a roughly $55 million development...
10/15/2014 - 10:10am
If it seems that work is dragging along on Capitol Street, it kind of is. 
Two years into the project, work continues to turn the one-way thoroughfare into a two-way street. 
The project, which began in...
10/15/2014 - 10:07am
At 100 years old, the Country Club of Jackson (CCJ) is showing no signs of slowing down. 
This year, in addition to festivities recognizing the club’s century mark, CCJ will be hosting the Sanderson Farms Championship...
10/15/2014 - 10:03am
Schools across the Northside are seeing slight drops in enrollment for the 2014-15 academic year, meaning fewer students are attending private and parochial schools.
Officials with the schools cite a number of reasons for the...
10/09/2014 - 2:58pm
THE RIDGELAND Police Department still doesn’t have an assistant chief, more than two months after former assistant chief Randy Tyler moved up to the top job. 
Tyler took over for former chief Jimmy Houston, who retired...
10/09/2014 - 2:56pm
THE MISSISSIPPI Court of Appeals has denied a motion for rehearing from Mike Crook, who was convicted in 2011 of violating the city of Madison’s rental ordinance. 
It was unclear at press time whether Crook would...
10/09/2014 - 2:55pm
RIDGELAND POLICE are “keeping their fingers crossed” after a recent armed robbery that left little evidence. 
Just after 9 p.m. on September 21, a man pulled into his driveway on Pinehurst Circle. Two masked...
10/09/2014 - 2:54pm
RUNNERS, CYCLISTS and walkers could have a safer route along Old Canton Road in Madison by spring, with the city planning to fill a 930-foot gap between two sections of sidewalk. 
Right at the Ridgeland/Madison line, just...
10/09/2014 - 2:48pm
HERE’S HOW LEASES WORK in the PRV:
All residential and commercial leases are for 60 years. The PRV procures leases by public bid - highest bid wins - and stipulates a minimum up-front payment and minimum annual payment....
10/09/2014 - 2:45pm
Construction is moving along as expected on the new University Village apartment-style residential hall at Belhaven University. 
The hall, which is costing approximately $8 million to construct, got under way earlier this...
10/09/2014 - 2:42pm
AS THE SKI season kicks off, Sportique is not only busy promoting its huge selection of outerwear, but is also preparing for a huge move - across the interstate to The Township at Colony Park. 
Sportique has been in its...
10/09/2014 - 2:41pm
SEVERAL CHURCHES in south Madison County have building projects planned or under way, and three of them are clustered around Bozeman Road at the eastern end of Reunion Parkway.
Madison Heights has architectural drawings for a...
10/09/2014 - 2:36pm
MADISON COUNTY can often seem like two separate counties: The one made up mostly of white people, south of Canton, and the one made up mostly of black people, from Canton northward. 
Mission Mississippi is trying to bridge...
10/09/2014 - 2:35pm
RESERVOIR OFFICIALS are still figuring out their next steps after receiving a report detailing the financial outlook of the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District, or PRV. 
The PRV is the state agency that owns and...
10/08/2014 - 12:50pm
Update: the city of Jackson has withdrawn its petition to rezone the Smith-Wills Stadium for Costco.  This story was written and published prior to Mayor Tony Yarber's announcement on Monday. Yarber, on Monday, said Costco is...
10/08/2014 - 12:46pm
John Wofford is race director for the Sun King 5K, a memorial 5K run and walk, and one-mile fun run in Fondren. The event is slated for October 18, and begins at St. James’ Episcopal Church. Wofford has practiced medicine in the metro...
10/08/2014 - 12:45pm
A new historic designation in Fondren could mean tax breaks for business owners. 
The Downtown Fondren Historic District is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Fondren Renaissance Foundation (FRF) made an...
10/08/2014 - 12:43pm
An out-of-state development firm has purchased the Colonial Country Club on Old Canton Road. 
The 152-acre club and golf course is going to be redeveloped. However an official with Alliance Commercial Real Estate said it...
10/08/2014 - 12:42pm
A center that will connect volunteers to service opportunities across the metro area could soon come to fruition, thanks to the efforts of a group made up of several Northsiders. 
The group is the volunteer center sub-...
10/07/2014 - 10:28am

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Edward McRaney of Montgomery, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Ashley McRaney, to Richard Harold Flowers IV, son of Drs. Richard Harold and Sethelle Lucas Flowers of Ridgeland.

The bride-elect...

10/07/2014 - 10:27am

Jackson Academy's 2014-15 varsity cheerleaders attended UCA camp at the University of Mississippi where they were awarded the superior trophy. Bailey Wood and Turner Yates were selected as All-Americans, and all seniors were...

10/07/2014 - 10:26am

The Jackson Prep 2014 Spirit dance team includes members (from left, back) Anna Catherine Cooper, Kirsten Busby, Mary Margaret Mitchell, Anna Rose Harris, Miriam Box (captain), Katie Rose O’Quinn, Caroline Thomas, Abby Allen...