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State eyes undeveloped land in attempted takeover

State officials have at least 1,200 reasons they’re trying to take over the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport, namely the 1,200 acres of undeveloped land surrounding it.

Sherry Hartfield’s cancer provided a platform ‘to reach others for Christ’

Smith Park likely won’t be reopened for another month, but downtown officials say the wait will be well worth it once they see the improvements.

The Greenville Golf and Country Club was the setting for the 75th annual Delta Debutante Ball December 29. The Delta Debutante Club was founded in 1942. It is the oldest debutante club in Mississippi.

Refill Café is a developing organization, run by Jeff Good, that will open late this year. It will provide young adults with the tools to take their first steps in the professional world and with training in an entry-level job.

Children’s museum hosting ‘adults-only’ party





News Briefs

Madison Landing Upgrades

Major upgrades are under way at Madison Landing, and work should be complete by this July.

Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (PRV) officials have been working to get new breakwaters for the landing.




The Fit Soul

By AMY RAMSEY,

Special to the Sun

My name is Amy Ramsey, and I motivate and teach people how to live life on purpose and find lasting joy through integrative nutrition, fitness, purpose and faith.




Canton Academy

By ALISON MARTIN,

Special to the Sun

Caroline Terry’s very earliest memory of being at Canton Academy is being in Mrs. McKay’s five-year-old kindergarten class. “I always got in trouble for not sitting still and wanting recess to be an all day, every day event,” remembers Caroline - who has trouble sitting still even now.




Martinson’s Garden Works

By MIMI MARTINSON,

Special to the Sun

Martinson’s Garden Works is excited to launch a brand new department of their local family owned garden center this spring. Preparations and renovations are under way this winter to open a bespoke indoor plant boutique, stocked with great varieties of houseplants and very unique vessels.


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Refill Café is a developing organization, run by Jeff Good, that will open late this year.