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News

01/16/2014 - 3:33pm

Sen. Thad Cochran is hopeful that a bill will be passed soon that would amend changes made to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through the Biggert-Waters Act.

However, many Northsiders likely won’t feel the effects of...

01/16/2014 - 3:25pm

Election filing deadline

If you thought the campaigns would subside for a year following last year’s municipal elections and the national elections in 2012, you’re wrong.

This...

01/16/2014 - 3:22pm

County pay raises

MADISON COUNTY officials say an upcoming pay raise for county employees will require money to be taken out of the reserve fund at first, but budget savings in other areas should also...

01/16/2014 - 3:13pm

The First Presbyterian Day School swim team was named elementary division champion and overall runner-up at the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Annual Swim Championship. First, second and third-grade girls...

01/16/2014 - 3:11pm

Jackson Academy students in the second grade participate in the Little Dribblers Program, which teaches hand/eye coordination, ball bouncing skills, and teamwork.  They perform during the year at varsity and college basketball...

01/16/2014 - 3:09pm

Dr. and Mrs. David McRae Temple announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Carr Temple, to Charles Griffin Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tuttle Smith of Marietta, Ga.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs....

01/16/2014 - 3:06pm

Madison Central theater department knights (from left) Max Whooten, Luci Fraiser, Drea Riggs and Courtney Spencer recently supported the Madison Central Madrigals in their 21st annual Madrigal Feast performance.

01/16/2014 - 3:04pm

The Jackson Symphony League will present "88 x 8" January 21,  7 p.m., at the First Baptist Church of Jackson.  Proceeds benefit the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra. Eight professional pianists, eight pianos, and...

01/16/2014 - 3:01pm

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s varsity football team recently held their end-of-season banquet during which awards for individual accomplishment were presented. Saints who were recognized as Iron Men are (from left,...

01/16/2014 - 2:59pm

Students in Tanita Mitchell's eighth-grade literature class at St. Joseph Catholic School created their own artistic representation of Edgar Allen Poe's classic poem "The Raven." Shown are (from left) Cheryl Macke...

01/16/2014 - 2:57pm

Jackson Prep's junior high football team recently held its awards banquet.  Award recipients include (from left) Brendon McLeod, Best Defensive Back; Dylan Torrence, Best Offensive Back; and Jacob Aaron, Best Defensive...

01/16/2014 - 2:55pm

St. Anthony Catholic School kindergarten students recently celebrated “Christmas Around the World,” where they visited different countries to learn about their customs and traditions. Shown are (from left) Samantha...

01/08/2014 - 11:13am

The Salvation Army of Jackson is asking the community to rally around them as they rebound from a January 3 fire that destroyed the nonprofit’s Presto Lane family store.

The thrift shop has reopened temporarily at the old Sam...

01/08/2014 - 11:12am

IT LOOKS LIKE Ridgeland has a long road ahead in the state Legislature this year, with Gov. Phil Bryant expressing a lack of support for a bill that the city has tried to pass for several years now.

The Citizens for Economic...

01/08/2014 - 11:04am

THE QUESTION of whether or not the capital city will be able to pay for its infrastructure needs with a temporary one-cent tax will be decided next Tuesday.

Jackson voters will head to the polls on January 14 to cast ballots on a one-...

01/08/2014 - 11:02am

DISTRICT 25 SEN. Will Longwitz said he’s going into the 2014 legislative session with a focus on criminal justice and government transparency.

Longwitz, who represents northeast Jackson, Ridgeland, western Madison, and Gluckstadt...

01/08/2014 - 10:58am

The Hinds County Circuit Clerk’s office has been busy in recent months, with employees learning about the new voter ID law and about the new e-filing system with the Mississippi Electronic Courts (MEC). Circuit Clerk Barbara Dunn spoke to...

01/08/2014 - 10:53am

Still Patrolling

By Katie Eubanks

RESERVOIR POLICE are still patrolling Spillway Road and writing traffic tickets, despite a recent rumor to the contrary.

“What we’re trying to do is to...

01/08/2014 - 10:39am

Asking the state for additional funding is the impetus behind at least three of the bills the city of Jackson would like lawmakers to consider during the 2014 session.

The City Council has approved resolutions in support of 11 pieces...

01/08/2014 - 10:37am

THE CITY OF MADISON wants to be able to write tickets for property code violations instead of arresting people.

In 2012, Madison officials tried to get a local and private bill passed that would allow the city’s code enforcement...

01/08/2014 - 10:31am

A proposal to rename Highland Drive in Northeast Jackson could prevent confusion for emergency responders, bus drivers and others who are planning to visit LeFleur’s Bluff State Park and the area’s museums.

The Jackson City...

01/08/2014 - 10:28am

Sixth-graders at First Presbyterian Day School science class completed a periodic table made out of cupcakes. Shown are (from left, back) Sam Buchanan, Alexander Payne, Kyle Renegar, Russell Hawkins; (front) Matt Wilkinson, Land...

01/08/2014 - 10:26am

Jackson Prep congratulates the Prep Players who recently performed "Crushed" in the North Mississippi High School Drama Festival. The group received the Peer Award, Best Ensemble and Most Distinguished Play.  Sam...

01/08/2014 - 10:25am

The Jackson Academy junior high football team won the North AAA Championship for 2013.  Ninth-graders receiving awards at the football banquet were (from left) Miles Merrell- MVP, Jackson Golden - Best Offensive Lineman,...

01/08/2014 - 10:20am

Eight members of the Madison Central band have been selected as part of this year’s Mississippi Lions All State Band. They will attend the Lions Band camp and will perform in Canada this summer. Members are (from left, back)...