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Budget constraints, growing expenses plague library

By anthony warren

Senior Staff  Writer

Difficult decisions could be on the horizon for the Jackson-Hinds Library System.

For months, Madison County officials have been discussing what to do about the awful traffic conditions in the county’s unincorporated area of Gluckstadt.


Sun Staff Writer

In anticipation for Reunion Parkway, phase three, Madison County officials will soon place a stoplight at the intersection of Green Oak Lane and U.S. Highway 51 in Madison.

Jennifer David is the new principal at St. Richard Catholic School.

Reverend Walker turns away from accounting to embrace calling to preach

Northsider Kit Whitsett Fields has been named as the official artist for the 2018 competition to be held June 10-23, in Jackson.

Sea Legs


SSS Jackson helping young Northsiders learn leadership skills

A program designed to help Northside kids earn their sea legs while learning valuable leadership skills recently celebrated its one-year anniversary.

That program is the state’s only chapter of the Sea Scouts, and it meets at the Jackson Yacht Club. 

N’siders among spring graduates at Mississippi State University

Northsiders who were spring graduates from Mississippi State University include: Gregory Abadie, Abbey Ahlrich, Shanequa Alexander, Shelby Allard, Landon Bagley, Katherine Bailey, Olivia Barcellona, David Barnett, Elizabeth Biddle, Christa Boykin, Cynthia Brown, James Brundege, Adam Buckley, Taylor Bush, Benjamin Caldwell, Krisheena Carter;

N'siders receive degrees from Ole Miss

Northside students who were graduated from the University of Mississippi in May include: Zachary Ellis Newman, Charles Brice McEuen, Julia Elizabeth Beacham, Anna Katherine Ferguson, Mary Stewart Hurst, Julian Lee Owen, Heath Andrew Skelton, Avery Thames Burns, Thomas Brent Ferguson, Caroline Phillips Garraway, Josiah Bentley Harper, Mollie McG

Green energy flops

When Haley Barbour was governor, he and his appointees at the Mississippi Development Authority were gung-ho on getting the state to invest in risky so-called “green energy” startups.