Today's Top Stories

Attorney threatens legal action over group’s claims

A legal battle could be brewing over the One Lake Project, and whether an environmental advocacy group is spreading false information about the project.

Young northsider shares experience of attending Billy Graham’s funeral

Growing Up Knowing is a relatively new organization, founded in 2011, that has been reaching out to young students and their parents to spread correct information and communication skills about sexual health and responsibility.

the future of Smith-Wills Stadium is still up in the air, with Jackson city officials still undecided how to move forward with the property.

Special to the Sun

A heady aroma of slowly cooked, lovingly seasoned brisket fills the kitchen at Beth Israel Congregation with a warm blanket of beefy goodness.

A $750,000 gift to the Wilson Research Foundation at Methodist Rehabilitation Center (MRC) will launch new robotics research and education initiatives at the hospital.

New Officers

Frances Carlton, first vice president National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century recently installed the new officers for the Reverend Samuel Swayze Colonial Dames XVII Century Chapter.

Gardens cahirmen

Madison Ridgeland Academy’s “PATS” organization  introduces the 2018 Gardens of Madison County chairmen (from left) Luly Johnson and Michelle Crews. Planning is already under way for the 2018 Gardens of Madison County Tour. Johnson and her husband, Trey, have a son, Ford, in the fifth-grade and a daughter, Reese, in the third-grade.

Saints celebrate

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School held its annual Saints Celebration recently, honoring each sports team and celebrating the grand opening of the school’s brand-new Athletics and Recreation Center (ARC). Shown are (from left) Madeleine Halford, Sarah Beth Greener, Mary Reagan Barnett, Caroline Croft, and Allison Santa-Cruz.

Family biographies

In Jackson Academy’s fourth grade, students (from left) Layla Farmer, Daniel Luzardo, Caroline Quin and Baird Kennedy recently presented projects where they wrote one of their family members’ biography.

Hurrican help

Christ Covenant School partnered with Mt. Salus Christian School, First Presbyterian Day School, and Hartfield Academy in a hurricane relief project. Christ Covenant School focused on flood buckets for the project and collected items to assemble 100 buckets.

River trip

As part of the Ray Edgar Higgins Soar program, fifth-grade students at Jackson Academy have the opportunity to take part in a canoe trip along the Mississippi River. Ready to set out are (from left) James Chapman, vice president and dean of the school Jack Milne, and Henley Nance.

Breley Boykin

Breley Boykin, Prep junior, pitched two perfect games with 23 strikeouts last week and batted .466 with 11 RBI and two home runs.


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