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The legal battle continues between a Jackson minority contractor and a major international firm charged with updating the city’s water system, 10 months after the case was initially filed.

Crime was down in Madison this past year. In 2016, the city experienced a total of 290 counts of criminal activity. The year prior, the city had 341 counts. 

Members of the Jackson City Council have mixed opinions about the recent passage of a new long-range master plan governing how the city can spend a one-percent tax.

With warmer weather, Madison and Ridgeland are gearing up to try and diminish the mosquito population.

Both cities do the work in-house, saving on contractor costs.

For nine years, MONA (the Madison Organization for Neighborhood Associations) has been serving the citizens and communities of the city of Madison.

THE CITY of Jackson again used Yazoo clay to backfill a major water main project.

Last year, the city came under fire after the Sun learned crews were using Yazoo clay to backfill a new water main along Eastover Drive.

National honor society

Jackson Prep students recently inducted into the National Honor Society are (from left, top) Zack Richardson, Jay Waits, Matt Mills, Landry Barnett, Will Waits, Edwin Griffis, Cameron Daniels; (fourth row) Emma Sapen, AnnAdair Blackledge, Holly Kullman, Ian Clarke, Spence Gra

Mr. and Miss St. Andrew's

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School seniors (from left) Ariel Thornton and Josh Little have been elected by their peers as Mr. and Miss St. Andrew’s 2017.  Thornton is the daughter Cassandra and Basil Thornton. Little is the son of Lynette and Jason Little.

Royalty for the Day

Kings and queens was recently the theme in K3 at Madison Ridgeland Academy. These students (from left) Gunner Gordon and Sara Reid Sory got to be the king and queen for the day.

Former faculty

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School welcomed retired and former faculty members back on campus to read to students on Read Across America Day, enjoy a lunch together, and tour the new Early Childhood Center.

Beau winners

Madison Central High School’s yearbook staff hosted the Winter Wonderland Beauty and Beau pageant.  Sophomore beau winners are (from left) Saad Alamgir, Westbrooks Ross, Walker Ashworth, and Bailen Haynie.

Team building

Sophomores  at Jackson Academy are taking the Down Range individual obstacle and team building challenge course developed by the C.J. Stewart Foundation.

Missions

First Presbyterian Day School students enjoyed hearing from several missionaries during First Presbyterian Church Jackson’s annual missons conference. Shown are (from left, back) Alleen and Hermes Tomas; (front) Campbell Wyatt, Will and McClain Morgan.

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Dolores “Dee” Perry died peacefully March 24 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, at the age of... READ MORE

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