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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.

Wicker defeat unlikely

The defeat of an incumbent U.S. Senator in Alabama is encouraging Tea Party conservative Chris McDaniel to consider taking another stab at pulling the improbable in Mississippi — unseating a longtime congressional incumbent.

Chasing jobs

Editorials and columns on this page have questioned the wisdom of multi-million-dollar giveaways to large companies — Nissan, Toyota, Continental Tire — who promise to bring bunches of manufacturing jobs to Mississippi.

Learning from the past

Did Mississippi’s Gulf Coast get lucky recently, or was it structurally better prepared to withstand hurricanes than the last time one hit?

It was probably both.

Hurricane Nate was nowhere nearly as powerful as Katrina, which leveled the Coast in 2005 and still may claim the title as the worst natural disaster in U.S. history.

Jackson Club speaker

Chef David Raines, owner of the Flora Butcher, was the guest speaker at a recent Jackson Club luncheon. The focus of the program was the aged Wagyu beef raised by Raines’s family in Monroe, La. Shown are (from left) Roger Wicker, Raines, David Hartman and club President Spence Flatgard.

One wag’s opinion


One wag’s opinion on a number of subjects:

• Not to belittle Mississippi State’s monumental effort in a heart-wrenching, 31-24 defeat to No. 1-ranked Alabama last Saturday night, but the Crimson Tide has some serious issues at linebacker. If not solved, Alabama will have a difficult time even making the college football playoffs.


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